We are unable to offer emergency support.  However there are other places to turn to in an emergency.

In the first instance it is worth trying to get in contact with your GP.  However, if this isn’t possible, the following are available 24 hours a day.


  • Support Matters Cornwall
    This service operates out-of-hours from 5pm to 9am on weekdays and 24 hours a day on weekends and bank holidays. The service is open to all people aged 16+ under the care of Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s mental health services.
    Ph: 0800 001 4330.
  • Nightlink (5pm to midnight)
    Nightlink is Cornwall’s free-phone listening service for anyone 18 years or over, who is experiencing or has experienced emotional distress.
    Ph: 0808 8000 306
    Text Service: 07717 98902
  • Adult Social Care
    0300 123 4131
  • Children Social Care
    0300 123 1116


UK Wide

  • The Samaritans
    08457 90 90 90
  • ChildLine: a free helpline for children and young people in the UK.
    0800 1111   http://www.childline.org.uk/
  • SANEline: A national out-of-hours telephone helpline offering practical information, crisis care and emotional support to anybody affected by mental health problems.
    0845 767 8000  http://www.sane.org.uk/
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    0845 769 7555  http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/newcomer/
  • Talk to Frank
    Free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day via email or telephone (calls from landlines are free and won’t show up on the phone bill).
    0800 77 66 00  http://www.talktofrank.com/