Most people with mental health needs are supported by their GP and access to mental health services is usually by referral from your GP.
If you need help now
talk to your GP (search NHS Choices to find a GP near you)
- Find information and support through our Emotional Wellbeing Gateway
contact an organisation like Wellbeing Suffolk, Wellbeing Norfolk & Waveney, Suffolk Mind or Great Yarmouth & Waveney Mind. They can help you learn new ways to cope with conditions like depression, stress or anxiety and improve your emotional wellbeing
call a telephone helpline. There are specialist helplines for many conditions such as anxiety, depression, OCD and stress as well as general ones like the Samaritans and Sane
- Information in various languages is available from The Royal College of Psychiatrists website
Getting help where you think someone is at risk
- If you are worried about a relative or friend you should encourage them to go and see their GP. If you think they are a risk to themselves or others you should contact the Approved Mental Health Professional Service on 0808 800 4005.