Often when individuals experience a high load of stress, anxiety, low mood or depression, it's possible that they may have thoughts relating to harming themselves or others. CBT For Emetophobia cannot offer adequate crisis support to those who need it due to to the constraints of working remotely, so please consider the following options if you find yourself in crisis. The following links and information are primarily designed for those living in Great Britain. Your local services may differ if you do not live in this area though you may still find some of the information helpful.
- Talking to a trusted friend or family member for support.
- Talking to your Family Doctor (GP).
- Calling the Samaritans on 116 123 (free phone). They are open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Every call is confidential and they will just provide a listening outlet for you.
- Your local NHS counselling and therapy service could offer short or longer term therapy dependent on need. Please see one of the web links below for more information on this.
- In an emergency, attending your local A & E department. A & E isn't just for physical health emergencies; every department should have a psychiatric department that can assist in mental health emergencies.
- In an emergency (including mental health emergencies), ALWAYS call 999. If you aren't sure its an emergency, you can call NHS Direct on 111 for more advice.
How to access Mental Health Services in England