Links and Resources
Health and Care Professions Council www.hcpc-uk.co.uk
British Psychological Society www.bps.org.uk
Mental Health Support
Mind www.mind.org.uk 0300 123 3393
Samaritans www.samaritans.org 116 123
Rethink www.rethink.org 0300 5000 927
SaneLine www.sane.org.uk 0300 304 7000
ChildLine www.childline.org.uk 0800 111
Urgent Health Advice and Support
NHS Direct www.england.nhs.uk/urgent-emergency-care 111
Essex County Council has a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
If you are concerns about the welfare or safety of a child please contact them immediately.
Telephone: 0845 603 7634
Where a situation is urgent and cannot wait until the next working day:
Monday to Thursday 5.30pm – 9am
Friday and bank holidays 4.30pm – 9am
Telephone: 0845 606 1212
For all other enquiries:
Telephone: 0845 603 7627
If you are in crisis or there is a significant risk to your safety or another individual's safety please contact 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department.