3 December 2021

Phone us on 0800 0234 650 if you need help in a mental health crisis, 24/7

Our Single Point of Access is a Mental Health Crisis Line which offers emotional support and advice to people who require urgent mental health attention, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is open to children and adults of all ages, to people who haven’t previously used mental health services and to carers and family members who might be concerned about someone.

You can reach us by phoning 0800 0234 650 (Freephone) or emailing cnw-tr.mkspa@nhs.net. we also take calls from 111.

If you or the person you are calling about are someone who is already receiving care from one of our mental health teams between the hours of 9am-5pm Monday to Friday we encourage you to call the mental health team that looks after you. 

Please only attend A&E if you have an emergency about your physical health, otherwise please call our Single Point of Access 0800 0234 650 in the first instance. If you are unsure, or have a non life-threatening medical need, call 111 or visit 111 online who can also direct you to your local mental health crisis line if your concerns are related to mental health.

Other Support Available

BLMK Mind operates a crisis café in Milton Keynes. Crisis cafes are safe, non-judgmental spaces that you can come to if you find yourself in crisis or mental distress in the evenings. You will be met by a trained mental health worker who will listen and help you identify ways to address the problems you’re facing. This service is for adults 18+ who are experiencing severe mental distress or crisis. MK Crisis Café can be contacted 5pm-11pm on 01525 722 225. Further information can be found here.

If you are a young person you can join Kooth, an online mental wellbeing community and find support you need.

Not ready to speak to someone? Visit Hub of Hope to find what services are open near you.