Emergency Contacts

Please note that SWEDA does not operate an emergency service.  The team are in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, the phone is not manned on the other days, however there is an answer phone if you would like to leave us a message. 

IN CASE OF A MEDICAL EMERGENCY please call 999.

If you require support and you are unable to reach us, please try the following:

Community Mental Health Services

If you are already receiving support from mental health services you should have a care plan. This will include details of your local CMHT and who you should contact in a crisis.  If in doubt, contact your GP.

Emotional support

If you feel that you need to talk to someone immediately for emotional support, then you may find a telephone support line useful. Some to try are:

Samaritans

Offering emotional support 24 hours a day

Tel: 116 123 

Web: www.samaritans.org

Sane Line

Offering specialist mental health emotional support 6-11pm everyday.

You can also email through their website.

Tel: 0845 767 8000

Web: www.sane.org.uk


“I can’t emphasise enough what a massive part SWEDA have played in my journey to finding myself again. They are an incredible charity and are brilliant at their job. Over the past two years I have really started to understand myself and I have addressed issues that I had hid away in the past and with my counsellor’s amazing listening, non-judgmental and supportive skills I have been able to take back control of myself and rationally look at my emotions in day to day life."

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