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Crisis Support and Helpful Contacts

Immediate Support

If you require crisis support and immediate help or are in a life-threatening situation, please call 999 or get yourself to the A&E department at Tameside General Hospital.

SAFE Tameside

A safe place for mental health support: an alternative offer to A&E

If you’re looking for urgent face-to-face mental health support, Safe Tameside is here for you.

Get help and advice and meet others with lived experience of mental ill-health in a safe, relaxed, and friendly environment.

You can talk as much or as little as you want. Whatever support you need, we are here to help you, whether you are at a crisis point yourself or seeking crisis support for someone you know.

You don’t need to make an appointment to see us. You can drop in to our SAFE Tameside Hub at The Anthony Seddon Centre in Ashton at a time that is best for you:

1pm – 8pm

Please note that the last walk-in or bookable appointment is at 7pm.

Between 9am and 5pm call 0161 470 6104 to book your appointment.


You can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day for free on 116 123 to speak with someone confidentially.

If things are getting to you, you can talk to the Samaritans any time you like, in your own way and off the record, about whatever’s getting to you.

You can also email them at


Shout 85258 is a 24/7 UK text messaging service for times when people feel they need immediate support.

They can help with a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, relationship problems, bullying, or if you’re feeling overwhelmed.

Just Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 and you will receive a text in response.

Healthy Minds

If you’re feeling worried, anxious or stressed, Healthy Minds will work with you to get the right support for your needs – from online therapy courses, group workshops or 1-2-1 sessions.