Mental Health - Adult

Crisis Mental Health Helpline

In times of distress you can call the mental health crisis helpline. Lines are open 24 hours, seven days a week and calls are free of charge.

Telephone: 0800 915 4644

SMS text: 07717 989024

Website: Crisis Line


Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123



Stayalive App

The Stayalive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. Local crisis services in Surrey are listed on the App.

Website: Stayalive App

Safe Haven

Safe Havens provide out of hours help and support to people and their carers who are experiencing a mental health crisis or emotional distress (18 years and over) in person and virtually. For a location near you, or to access the Safe Haven virtually visit the website for the address.

Website: Safe Havens


Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 crisis text line available for anyone, anytime, anywhere. The service is anonymous and off bill.

Text: 85258


Mind Matters NHS

Free Talking Therapies including CBT, Counselling, EMDR, Guided Self Help and Digital Online offered 1:1, Telephone, Online Video, Digital Online or Group.

Facebook: @MindMattersSABP

Twitter: @MindMattersSABP

Telephone: 0300 330 5450

Text: 07786 202 565


Talking Therapies (IAPT)

The service provides help and support for people over 18 years who are experiencing mental health problems. These can include stress, low mood, anxiety, panic attacks, depression (including pre and post natal), obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, post traumatic stress and eating difficulties (not severe).

Website: Talking Therapy Providers in Surrey


Advocacy in Surrey (SDPP and Matrix SDT) provides a range of community and in-patient mental health advocacy services for people over 18 years across Surrey. You can contact them by SMS, email or by filling in a referral form.



There are many apps that can help support emotional and mental wellbeing, please visit the link below to find out more.

Website: Mental Wellbeing Apps

Action for Carers Surrey

This service supports carers of all ages. They help with benefits advice, advocacy, and provide a wealth of information and free resources.

Website: Action for Carers

Community Connections Service

The service offers a range of support for people over 18 years aimed at improving your emotional and mental well-being. The service accepts self-referrals.

Services include: one to one support, support groups, walking groups, drop in services, art groups, mindfulness sessions, social events and peer support, confidence building courses, signposting to local agencies.

Website: Community Connections

Self-help techniques & local mental health support for adults and children

There’s a range of information, support and resources specifically for mental health and emotional wellbeing, which you do not have to speak with your GP about to access. Please visit the Healthy Surrey website to find out about self-help resources and a full list of support available in your local community including money management & debt, veteran support and places to contact in times of crisis. Support is listed for both for adults and children.

Website: Healthy Surrey Website- Mental Wellbeing Services for Adults and Children

LGBTQ+ communities and mental health

Please see a list of services available to support people from the LGBTQ+ community.

Website: LGBTQ specialist services

Virtual Wellbeing Sessions

This is available for Surrey residents over 18 years who want to join virtual sessions from the comfort of their own home.

Website: Virtual Wellbeing Sessions

Citizens Advice - Guildford

We help people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.

Facebook: CAGuildford

Twitter: @CAGuildford


Telephone: 0300 330 9013

Richmond Fellowship

The service provides a range of supported housing, community based and employment services for people over 18 years with mental health problems across Surrey.

Website: Richmond Fellowship

Independent Mental Health Network

If you are 18 years and over and have experience of mental ill health or care for someone who has then you can join the IMHN to have your say to improve mental health services in Surrey and North East Hants.

Website: IMHN Surrey

Carers UK

Carers UK provides expert advice, information and support. They also campaign and innovate to find better ways to reach and support carers.



Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927




Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393


Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SABP)

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is specialist provider for health services for people of all ages with mental ill-health in Surrey. They deliver a range of specialist mental health support such as Children & Young People services (CAMHS), Eating Disorders, Early Intervention Psychosis service, Perinatal and much more. They Some of their services will require a referral from a GP.

Website: SABP Mental Health Trust – All Ages