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In a mental health emergency
If you or a young person’s a person’s mental or emotional state gets worse quickly, it may become a mental health crisis. In this situation, it is important to get help quickly.
You can do one of these things:
If the emergency is related to a young person’s mental health then the CAMHS Crisis team can be contacted 08:00-20:00 hours on 07900226390.
Black Country Healthcare Foundation Trust offer a 247 mental health telephone support line where children, young people and families/carers can access advice and support from a CAMHS healthcare professional. This can be accessed by calling 0800 008 6516
If you are not known to CAMHS, you can contact your GP for an emergency appointment.
Useful Resources and Help lines:
- BCHFT 247 Mental health telephone support 0800 0086516
- Young Minds: 02073 368 445 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Samaritans: 08457 909 090 or email@example.com
- MIND Information Line: 08457 660 163 (self-help books are also available)
- Youth Access: 02087 729 900
- BEAT: 08088010677 or www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk
If you do not feel safe in yourself, or you don’t feel that you can keep a young person safe, call 999 and/or go to A&E
If someone is at immediate risk of danger
It is important to keep yourself and others safe.
Call 999 and explain the situation, someone trained to help will talk you through this
Are you worried that someone is being hurt?
It is important to let trained people from Children’s Services know about any worries you may have so that they can support you and others involved. You may wish to have someone help you with this or ring the helplines below.
Wolverhampton – call 01902 555392 or 552999 – or follow this guide
Sandwell – call 0121 5693100 – or follow this guide