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Help in a crisis

Please note that the following numbers are for use in an emergency only. This service is predominantly for service users currently in our care, their families and carers. If you are not currently in our care you can either contact your GP, go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.

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Alternatively contact the crisis team directly where your needs will be assessed and you will be advised accordingly.

Please visit our get in touch section if your enquiry is not urgent.

 

Contacting our Crisis Teams

If you are in Gloucestershire, please call:  0800 1690398

The number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When calling, please choose one of the following options depending on your location:

  • Option 1 for Stroud and Cotswolds
  • Option 2 for Gloucester and Forest 
  • Option 3 for Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and North Cotswolds

Please note: telephone calls may be recorded. If you do not want that to happen, please tell the person who answers your call and they will phone you back on a ‘non-recordable’ telephone.

If you are in Herefordshire, please call: 01432 364046

 

Is this the first time you have needed help for a mental health crisis?

If you, a friend, or a relative is experiencing mental health problems for the first time and need emergency treatment or advice during office hours, then you should contact your GP.

Alternatively contact the crisis team directly where your needs will be assessed and you will be advised accordingly.

NHS Choices

If you don’t have a GP, use the NHS Choices service search to locate the nearest one to you.

Are you feeling vulnerable? Do you need to talk to somebody now?

If so, there are some people that can help you immediately.

Call free on 116 123

If you are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide, you can call the Samaritans.

Call free on 0800 11 11

If you are a child or a young person you may want to speak to Childline.

Call 0808 816 0606

A safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative service for people who self harm, their friends, families and carers.

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) is being held on Thursday July 20.

The event, which is being held at Blackfriars Priory, in Gloucester, from 5 until 8pm, is open to all.

Chief Executive Shaun Clee said:  “Our AGM gives us an opportunity to review all that we achieved during 2016/17, as well as the areas of focus for the coming year.

“These are challenging times for the NHS but we are ready to meet the challenges ahead and to continue enhancing the services and support we provide to people with mental health issues and learning disabilities in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire. 

“We welcome everyone to our AGM and look forward to seeing a wide range of service users, carers, partners, and anyone with an interest in our Trust and our work on the evening.”

The meeting will feature presentations as well as an opportunity to visit information stands and ask questions.

 A financial review of 2016/17 will form part of the proceedings. Copies of the Trust’s Annual Report and Accounts 2016/17 will also be available.

If you would like to attend or would like to receive further information, please contact Anna Hilditch, Assistant Trust Secretary on 01452 894165 or anna.hilditch@nhs.net

 

 

 

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