In general it is a good idea to speak to your GP in the first instance about your mental health.
In an emergency, if your doctor’s surgery is closed, you can contact Mental Health Matters, 365 days a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day on 0800 616 171
Mental Health Matters is a free 24 hour number that supports people living in Coventry and is open 365 days a year. It is an independent and confidential service that can support anyone with worries about mental health issues. Trained operators offer independent emotional support and information to anyone concerned about their own mental health or that of a relative or friend. It has information on local services in Coventry and Warwickshire.
The Samaritans provide confidential, caring emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who have feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. Call the national helpline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, on 116 123 or phone the Coventry Samaritans on 024 7667 8678.
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust has services for people in crisis and if needed you may be referred to these. The types of support for people in these urgent situations include The Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team and the inpatient services at the Caludon Centre in Coventry or St Michael’s Hospital in Warwick.
The Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team offers intensive support to people in their own homes, and tries to avoid a need for a hospital admission. They operate 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.