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Healthy Minds Bucks

The Buckinghamshire IAPT service
Working together to improve wellbeing

Emergency help

Healthy Minds does not offer support for mental health emergencies or crises.

If you feel desperate or you need to talk to someone urgently, you could phone:

If the emergency is life threatening:

Emergency contacts

If you experience mental health crisis at the evening or weekend, you can get support with your local Safe Haven. Safe Haven is an out-of-hours, non-clinical space offering crisis support, signposting, safety planning and listening support.

Buckinghamshire Safe Haven (Aylesbury)

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday from 6.30pm until 12 midnight. Safe Haven is not a drop-in service. You must call the referral line first which is open from 6pm on the day of the service. Last entry is at 11pm. Referral line: 01296 453017

Wycombe Safe Haven

Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 6.30pm until 12 midnight. You must call the referral line first which is open from 6pm on the day of the service. Last entry is at 11pm. Referral line: 01494 218 098.

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.

To get help from NHS 111 go to (for people aged 5 and over only)

Offering free, confidential, emotional support and befriending in complete confidence at any time of the day or night.

National Helpline:   116 123


Make an urgent appointment with your regular GP, as this is usually the first point of contact for anyone concerned about mental health problems. Alternatively, your GP surgery will usually provide an answer phone message advising you of who to contact in an emergency, together with other useful telephone numbers.

If you need out-of-hours support just google “out of hours GP in… (enter your location)”.

Offers and provides information and emotional support to those experiencing mental health difficulties, their families and carers.

 Tel:    0300 304 7000 (between 4.30pm & 10.30pm every day).


The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide. Anyone can hit crisis point. They run a free and confidential helpline and webchat – 7 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone who needs to talk about life’s problems.

National helpline: 0800 585858

(open 5pm – midnight, 365 days a year)


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Covid-19 update: We are still accepting referrals into the service and supporting people safely and effectively through the use of digital solutions or telephone appointments. If you have any questions about this please contact us.