Crisis and Suicide Prevention

Amparo is a bereavement by suicide service offering free and confidential support to anyone in Hampshire affected by suicide, including children and young people. Call 0330 088 9255 or email [email protected] to get help now.

Help in a Crisis signposting to local services from Southern Health Foundation Trust

Suicide Prevention Guide for workers, volunteers and friends/family members

South West Hampshire Safe Haven 111 Leigh Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9DS. You can text or call 07974 124873 or online by video call available between 5pm and 10.30pm, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Havant & East Hants Mind Children and Young People’s Safe Haven is an out of hours crisis support service for any young person in the Havant Borough aged 11-17 years old. Book an appointment by calling 0300 303 1580 or email [email protected] between 5pm and 8pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Last appointments are at 7.30pm.

No Limits Safe Haven North East Hampshire and Farnham (covering areas including Aldershot, Farnborough, Fleet and Yateley) provides a safe space for children and young people aged 10-17. They offer out of hours emotional and practical mental health support in a confidential and supportive environment. Online, telephone and face-to-face service (by appointment only) in Farnborough.

Basingstoke Adults’ Safe Haven Drop-in 6pm to 10pm, 365 days a year for adults including carers who are experiencing a self-defined mental crisis or emotional distress. Freephone 0300 303 5772. Run by Andover Mind.

Havant & East Hants Mind Adults’ Safe Haven for adults needing immediate crisis support. Freephone 0300 303 1560. Open 365 days a year from 6pm to 10pm or drop in, no appointment needed.

Aldershot Safe Haven for adults needing immediate crisis support. Drop-in open 365 days a year, 6pm to 11pm Monday to Friday, 12.30pm to 11pm weekends and bank holidays. Also offers virtual support.

Sasha’s Project is a drop-in centre in Fleet providing a safe, supportive environment for young people age 13 to 25 years olds experiencing suicidal thoughts or who want to prevent a mental health crisis. No appointment or referral needed. Open 9pm to 6am every Friday and Saturday night. Phone (open hours only) 07741 117655.

Call 999 (emergency) and 111 (non-emergency - ask to speak to the NHS Mental Health Triage Service) or find an NHS Urgent Mental Health Helpline.

Samaritans offer 24-hour confidential emotional support. Call free on 116 123 or you can email [email protected]

Shout provides free, in the moment mental health support. Text ‘HANTS’ to 85258 to be connected to a trained volunteer who can help with anxiety, stress, loneliness or depression. Available 24/7.

Papyrus Hopeline UK is for under 35s, call 0800 068 41 41 or text 07786 209697, weekdays 9am to 10pm, weekends 2pm to 10pm or email [email protected]

CALM (Campaign against Living Miserably) offers a helpline on 0800 58 58 58, open 5pm to midnight every day. They also offer webchat/online help.

Childline supports children and young people under 19. Call 0800 1111.

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline. One-stop listening service for LGBT+ people on the phone, by email and through instant messaging. The service is open 10am to 10pm every day. All volunteers are self-identifying LGBT+. Ring 0300 330 0630, Email [email protected] or visit How we can help : Switchboard

The harbour out of hours phoneline for anyone over the age of 18 in Fareham, Gosport, Havant and East Hampshire

Connect to Support Hampshire has Information and advice if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or if you are worried about someone who may be feeling suicidal.