As a membership organisation the NSPA does not provide emotional support, but help is available.

Places to find support

Emergency / A&E

If you are in danger right now, please dial 999.

Local support

Find local organisations and groups who can provide support.

NHS 111 Service

You may be able to speak to a nurse, or mental health nurse, over the phone.

Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones


Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. They are there 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

It is free to text Shout 85258 from all major mobile networks in the UK.