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24/7 Urgent Mental Health Helpline

0808 196 8708

If you are experiencing mental health distress or worried about someone else’s emotional state – support is available from the First Response Service using the number above. It’s important to get help quickly. You are not alone.

Devon Partnership NHS Trust

Mental health services are provided by Devon Partnership NHS Trust (DPT)

Getting help

If you are worried about your mental health, or are concerned about someone close to you, it’s important to get help and support as soon as possible.

The first step is to contact your GP, who can help with diagnosis, prescribe medication if suitable and/or refer you to the right local mental health service.

You can visit the NHS Choices website for advice and support about mental health.

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Mind have produced a step-by-step guide to getting help, including what may happen and what you can do.

You can also read our factsheets about mental health and suicide prevention.

In Devon, mental health services are provided by Devon Partnership NHS Trust. The Trust has developed lots of useful information including self-help guides. Using these links will  jump straight to the information about specific conditions or challenges you may be facing.

Further information can be found in these factsheets:

Mental health – getting support for you or someone you know
It’s safe to talk about suicide – information about suicide prevention

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Feeling stressed, anxious or depressed? Find information and advice to get on your way to feeling better.

Go to NHS Choices Moodzone

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Long-term health conditions

Find services, and support groups in Devon on the Pinpoint website

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Find advice on how to stay healthy and well on the OneSmallStep website

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