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Mental Health

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Talking to a doctor about your mental health

Talking to a doctor about your own mental health can be difficult, so the Mental Health Foundation has produced a practical guide with details on what to expect from your appointment and what your GP can do for you. By using the tips and advice in the booklet you’ll be able to speak to your GP about your mental health with greater confidence.

Click here to download the free booklet

Help with mental health emergencies

Need help in a crisis? Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust provide adult mental health and social care for the city. Visit their website for information about how to access help and support in a crisis situation: Help in a mental health crisis

In the event of an emergency situation or if you or someone else is in immediate risk of serious harm or injury:

  • Contact the Emergency Services by dialling 999 and stating which service you require;
  • The Accident & Emergency department at the Northern General Hospital  is open 24 hours a day every day of the year.  

If you are suicidal and want to talk in confidence The Samaritans can be contacted on (0114) 2767277 or 08457 909090 or you can email

For help for people under the age of 18, please contact Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust here.

Please use the navigation bar on the left for more information on services such as mental health support for children and young people.


Other helpful information


Sheffield Rethink Helpline

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Sheffield Rethink Helpline can offer advice to anyone struggling with their mental health. You can call them on 0808 801 0440. Calls are free from a landline or mobile.

Let’s Talk Directory 

A guide to emotional wellbeing and mental health services for children and young people in Sheffield.

Sheffield Mental Health Guide 

The Sheffield Mental Health Guide is an excellent resource for anyone experiencing mental health difficulties, or for voluntary/paid workers or carers, or anyone else wanting information about mental health services in Sheffield.


Sheffield Flourish is a charity which works collaboratively on innovative digital and community projects, recognising the untapped strengths of people who have experienced mental health challenge

Find out more about our mental health work here

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