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Crisis Intervention Information

If you need immediate help for yourself or another person: 

Call 999 in the event of an emergency


Go to your local Accident & Emergency Department (A&E)


Speak with your GP


Ring the Samaritans 24/7 on their freephone or choose from the Crisis Helplines listed below:


The Samaritans - The Samaritans provide confidential support and listening to those in personal crisis, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

  • telephone: 028 9066 4422 (local call charges apply)


Lifeline - If you or someone you know needs help, you can telephone Lifeline free at any time. Lifeline is a crisis response helpline available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to people in Northern Ireland. It offers immediate help over the telephone if you, or someone you know, is in distress or despair.

  • Telephone: 0808 808 8000


If you're under 19, you can contact Childline:

  • telephone: 0800 1111

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