Out of hours help

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

Call the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Mental Health Helpline if you need help with a mental health problem. This number replaces 111 for mental health advice in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

  • For adults and older adults call 01865 904 997
  • For children and young people call 01865 904 998

In Swindon, Wiltshire and Banes call 111.

If the emergency is life-threatening

  • Call 999
  • Go to the Accident & Emergency department at your local hospital

Oxfordshire Safe Haven

  • 01865 903 037

If you experience a mental health crisis at the weekend, you can get support with Oxford Safe Haven by calling 01865 903 037. 

Oxford Safe Haven is an out-of-hours, non-clinical space offering crisis support, signposting, safety planning and listening support over the weekend. It is open on Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday from  6pm until 10pm. The referral line is open from 5pm on the day of the service and the last entry is at 9pm. You must call first.

For more details about this service click here.

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Page last reviewed: 8 April, 2020