Do you need help now?

HeadStart Wolverhampton does not offer crisis support for young people experiencing a mental health emergency.

If you feel you may harm yourself or someone else, call 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E).

Are you in Wolverhampton or Sandwell?

  • Get Help Now - Black Country CAMHSIf you or a young person are known to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), ring the team on 01902 444021 (Wolverhampton CAMHS) or 0121 6126620 (Sandwell CAMHS)
  • If you are known to the Crisis Team, ring the Crisis Mobile number (you’ll already have been given this) to speak to someone (8am-8pm)
  • Follow any safety plan that has already been discussed and set up with you. Please also see the self-harm and suicidal thoughts info on the Black Country CAMHS site at BlackCountryMinds.com
  • If you’re not known to CAMHS, contact your GP for an emergency appointment
  • If you feel you may harm yourself or someone else, call 999, or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E).
  • Information on referrals to CAMHS in Wolverhampton can be found here. (For Sandwell, here)

Remember: You are not alone and help is available

Crisis 24hr helplines and support

Other helplines:

Please note that not all of these helplines offer 24hr services:

  • PAPYRUS (Suicide Prevention): 0800 0684141
  • BEAT (Eating Disorders) Youth helpline: 0808 801 0711
  • NoPanic (Anxiety) Youth Helpline: 0330 606 1174
  • Karma Nirvana  (Honour-based abuse and Forced Marriage): 0800 5999 247
  • Mencap (Learning Disabilities) Helpline: 0808 808 1111
  • Stop It Now (Child Sexual Exploitation): 0808 802 1234
  • Cruse Bereavement Care: 0808 808 1677
  • CAMHS Parent Helpline: 0808 802 5544
  • Family Lives Helpline: 0808 800 2222