We do not provide an emergency service. If you contact our Referral Service, we aim to get back to you within 3 working days. If we can find a therapist for you, it might then take some time before you can arrange to see them for an assessment. If you are experiencing a crisis or need to speak to someone urgently, you might find the following links helpful:


Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust

For adults over 25 in the Birmingham and Solihull area, this is your local mental health trust:



Forward Thinking Birmingham

For under 25s resident in Birmingham, this is the provider of your local mental health services:



Birmingham Healthy Minds

This service is for people experiencing depression and anxiety https://www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/our-services/birmingham-healthy-minds/


Local mental health helplines in other areas

For those outside of Birmingham and Solihull, find the number for your local area here:




Samaritans provide a service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.




Mind campaigns for mental health support and has some useful information, resources and helplines:



Shout 85258

Shout 85258 provides a free, confidential, anonymous text support service. You can text from anywhere in the UK.