Additional help and support
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If you feel you need additional medical or psychological support, please reach out to any of the following services or organisations:
111 or 999 - If you are in crisis or feel unsafe or at risk to yourself or others, then you should contact 111/999, your own GP or attend your nearest Emergency Department/A&E as soon as possible.
The Samaritans: 0161 236 8000 (local call charges apply) or 116 123 (free to call) can also provide confidential support and are open 24 hours a day.
For healthcare professionals:
NHS Practitioner Health - Practitioner Health is a free, confidential NHS primary care mental health and addiction service with expertise in treating health & care professionals.
BMA Wellbeing Services - includes a confidential 24/7 counselling line, and peer support service for all doctors and medical students.. BMA members, plus their partners and dependents (aged 16-24 in full-time education), can also access a free structured course of up to six sessions of therapy with a counsellor.
Doctors In Distress- a Uk based charity that promotes and protects the mental health of all healthcare workers, and prevents suicides in the healthcare profession. They run a range of programmes that are free to attend.