Need Urgent Help or In Crisis?

Mindfulness in Reading is not a crisis service.

If you are distressed or experiencing feelings of hopelessness and feel you are no longer able to cope or keep yourself self-safe – get help now. 

Speak to the Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. They are free to call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call them on 116 123

Contact your GP

Contact your GP surgery and ask for an emergency appointment. In a crisis, you should be offered an appointment with the first available doctor.

Call NHS 111

If you urgently need medical help or advice but it is not a life-threatening situation. Call the contact NHS 111 (England) or NHS Direct 0845 46 47 (Wales)

Berkshire Mental Healthcare (NHS)

If you live within Berkshire and need urgent help, but it's not an emergency, you can call our Mental Health Crisis Team on 0300 365 9999. Visit the Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust website if you need help now 

Visit A&E or call 999

A mental health emergency should be taken as seriously as a medical emergency. Call 999 if you or someone you know experiences an acute life-threatening medical or mental health emergency.

You can also to A&E directly if you need immediate help and are worried about your safety.