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Access mental health support

Our teams and services are available if you need mental health support. 

You can also find resources and guides on our website to help you if you need more advice.  


Please call 999 or attend the local A&E department.

Urgent medical requests

Please contact NHS111 if you have urgent health concerns. They will guide you to the most appropriate service.

Call 111 (free)

Visit NHS111 website

If you need mental health treatment, in the first instance, please contact NHS Talking Therapies to book a wellbeing assessment.

Our friendly service can offer treatment if you’re aged 17 and over, and coping with common challenges like low mood or motivation, stress, worry or anxiety or phobias. 

Our teams are available for contact 8am to 8pm, Monday to Thursday, and 8am to 5pm on Friday.

Call NHS Talking Therapies 0300 365 2000 and press option 2 (calls charged at local rate).

Email talkingtherapies@berkshire.nhs.uk

Visit the NHS Berkshire Talking Therapies website 

This is service is not able to provide crisis support. Contact NHS 111 for urgent advice and support.

Call 111 (free)

Visit NHS 111 online

Call 999 in an emergency where a life is in danger.

You can speak to a mental health practitioner team 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They will guide you to the right service to help you.

Call 0300 365 2000 (Press option 4) (calls charged at local rate)

Alternatively, you can call NHS 111 for free.

Call 111 (free)

Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT)

Our CMHT teams provide support seven days a week for our ‘high risk/ high need’ patients.

We’ll work with you to review your safety plan as part of your treatment, and make sure you know how to access urgent mental health support in your community.

Find out more about our CMHT service (opens new browser tab)

Our Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHTT) are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They can provide advice, assessment, support for all ages and conditions, to help you avoid going into hospital. 

Call 0800 129 9999 (calls charged at local rate)

Find out more about our CRHTT service (opens new browser tab)

Alternatively, you can call NHS 111 for free.

Call 111 (free)

Visit NHS111 website (opens new browser tab)

Contact our Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) team if you need advice for young people under the age of 18 who are experiencing complex mental health challenges.

Visit our CYPF website to find out more about CAMHS (opens new browser tab)

Our Neurodiversity Passport can help you communicate your needs to our staff. It covers sensory processing, your communication preferences, and topics that might make you feel anxious and overwhelmed, so that we can support you.   

Read about our neurodiversity passport

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