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Hertfordshire County Council


For urgent help 24 hours a day:

If someone's at risk of harm, call 999 or visit your nearest A&E.

For mental health crisis services, call HPFT single point of access.

If you need someone to talk to, judgement-free, contact Samaritans.


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Where to go for help

For urgent help 24 hours a day:

  • If someone's at risk of harm, call 999 or visit your nearest A&E.
  • HPFT for support in a mental health crisis.
  • Samaritans if you need someone non-judgemental to talk to.


NHS Wellbeing Service
Psychological help and practical support for people with mental health problems like anxiety, low mood, insomnia, stress or pregnancy-related issues.

Healthy Hubs
Visit your local Healthy Hub for free support to help you stay healthy and well.

Herts Mind Network
Services include peer support, group activities, counselling and a crisis helpline. Provided online, over the phone or from their countywide wellbeing centres.

Mind in Mid-Herts
Services include social and exercise groups, courses and workshops, psychological therapies, LGBTQ+ and carers groups, one-to-one calls and vocational support. Full list of services and areas covered on their website.

Mind in Hertfordshire
Providing mental health support across Hertfordshire


Self help information and support

An online, anonymous, mental health community monitored by professionals. It offers a range of support, courses and advice. Hertfordshire residents over 16 can register for free - just select 'my area is registered' and enter your postcode.

The Five Ways to Wellbeing
Feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life:

Five ways to wellbeing - connect, be active, take notice, keep learning and give.

New Leaf Recovery and Wellbeing College
Free wellbeing courses and workshops.

Online support for a healthy mind, including an NHS app, self-assessment tools, help with suicidal thoughts, information about conditions, and where to get help.


Other signposting websites

Mental health support for adults
Herts Mental Health, Learning Disability and Autism Health and Care Partnership

Whether you are looking for self-help resources to boost your mental health, need a listening ear or emotional support, or you are in crisis and need urgent help, find the service you need.

Mental health support for children and young people
Just Talk

Lots of resources to help children and young people understand their emotions and boost their wellbeing, as well as signposting to other local services.



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