Mental Health Crisis Contacts

Claypath Medical Practice: 0191 374 6888
University Health Centre: 0191 386 5081
You can book an appointment to see a GP. 8am til 6pm.

Durham Mental Health Crisis Team: 01388 452900
If you are known to Secondary Care Mental Health Services contact your CPN during normal working hours or the Crisis Team thereafter.

Samaritans: 116 123

NHS 111: 111

Durham University Student Nightline: 0191 344 6444
An impartial listening service. (Durham University Students only. 9pm til 7am)

University Hospital of North Durham A and E, North Road, DH1 5TW: 0191 333 2333
If you feel your situation is immediately life threatening.

Support once your Crisis is over

NHS Talking Changes: 0191 333 3300

www.talkingchanges.org.uk

An NHS self-help and talking therapies service designed to help deal with common mental health problems such as stress, anxiety or depression, as well as panic, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and post traumatic stress disorder.

Durham University Counselling Service: 0191 334 2200

www.dur.ac.uk/counselling.service

DU students / staff only [via occupational health]

Counselling based at The Palatine Centre.

Rape and Sexual Assault Referral Centre ‘The Meadows’: 0191 3729202

www.themeadowsdurham.org.uk

Advice, support and counselling for victims of sexual assault. Services include sexual health screening and forensic examinations if required. This service is available even if you do not feel able to report the crime to the police.

Harbour: 03000 20 25 25 (24 hours)

Email:info@myharbour.org.uk

www.myharbour.org.uk

Help and support for women and men who have experienced domestic violence.

Durham Therapy Centre: 07399 561468 (9-5.30, Mon-Fri)

https://www.durhamtherapycentre.co.uk/

A collaboration of local private mental health therapists. Please note this is not an NHS or public service, therefore fees apply.

Online: The following websites can provide helpful advice on improving mental health conditions

https://www.recoverycollegeonline.co.uk/Recovery College Online – Online educational courses and resources to people with experience of mental illness

https://web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp/  – Self Help Leaflets from Northumberland NHS Trust