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If you or someone you are caring for needs help see your GP as soon as possible (click here for Manchester GPs)

The Sanctuary is an overnight, every night service providing a place of safety and support to adults feeling at crisis point and living with difficulties such as panic attacks, depression and low mood.
0300 003 7029, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Feeling suicidal?

Your GP: You can arrange an emergency appointment to see your GP who can assess your needs and get you the help you need.

A & E: If you are in a crisis and need help urgently, you can see a mental health professional at your local hospital's A&E Department:


  • Samaritans - 116 123 all day every day
  • Saneline - 0300 304 7000 (6pm – 11pm every day)

Helplines for children

  • Childline - 0800 1111 

Read this booklet

  • I feel so bad I can't go on If you feel suicidal and not sure if anything will help then please read this booklet and contact one of the agencies above.

For more information on non-urgent mental health support services in Manchester visit the Getting Help section

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