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Because each life lost

is one too many

 

In less than 45mins

this FREE online course can give you the skills and confidence to have a life-saving conversation.

Has printable certificate of completion

The Mental Health Forum also

delivers this free Suicide Awareness Training via zoom.

 

Facilitated by people with actual lived experience of suicidal crisis 

and has an additonal 'Café Conversation' element.

 Express Interest here

 

Dates every 4-8 weeks

If situation is immediately

life-threatening always

Call  999

COVID-19  Pressures will not affect receipt of 999 calls by the emergency services, however your understanding is requested should there be a decision not to send an ambulance. In such cases, guidance will be given

If you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19  CLICK HERE    to learn what to do. 

A SILENT solution for accessing Police help if unable to speak
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To help save lives these helplines must be able to assist those in most need - Please only ring if your need is urgent and you have already consulted other available guidance.

 

If you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19  CLICK HERE    to learn what to do 

 

For NHS information on common conditions CLICK HERE

Did you know you can now also report non-emergency issues to PSNI  ONLINE?

Click here to visit the PSNI website  to browse or to report an issue

 

If you have been a witness to a crime and wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Out of hours Mental Health Crisis

 

You can speak 24/7 with Lifeline/The Samaritans

 

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In event of a Mental Health Crisis it's strongly advised that a person should CONTACT their GP and the GP may contact the Mental Health Department directly.

 

If your GP is not open, please contact Out of Hours GP service 

028 38 39 92 01

 

 

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In the event that this cannot happen, then a person( even if they are not known to mental health services) can telephone or self present to any of the mental health departments between the hours of Monday-Friday, from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

 

It must be stressed this is for URGENT management and triage only as this is outside of the normal referral/allocation procedure. The Admin staff will contact the shift coordinator who will manage the crisis.

 

 

 

Please see Mental Health Departments and contact details.

 

Armagh: Support & Recovery Service

Ashleigh House, St. Luke's Site: 028 37565009

 

Armagh: Primary Mental Health Care

Millford Building, Tower Hill Hospital Site: 028 37414462

 

Dungannon: Support & Recovery Service

Coronation Building South, Tyrone Hospital: 028 37565746

 

Dungannon: Primary Mental Health Care

Tyrone Hospital Site: 028 37565621

 

Craigavon/Portadown/Lurgan/Bandbridge

Trasna House, Connolly Place, Lurgan: 028 38347537

 

Newry/Mourne:

Daisy Hill Hospital Mental health Department: 028 30835026

 

 

You do not have to struggle alone

For 24/7-365 support

You may wish to call

"The Samaritans"  or  "Lifeline"

 

The Samaritans is an anonymous 'listening ear' service and is not just available to those in suicidal crisis; anyone who is overwhelmed or distressed can call.

 

*Emails sent to Samaritans are usually responded to within 24 hours*

Telephone service is 24/7/365       Click Here to read what happens when you call

Lifeline counsellors are experienced in working with trauma, suicide, self-harm, abuse, depression and anxiety. You will receive immediate help on the phone. Should you need further support they can provide a face-to-face counselling appointment in your local area within seven days.

 

You may also ring Lifeline with concerns about the wellbeing of someone else who you believe to be struggling with any of the issues above.

A comprehensive list of Helpline numbers is available on this website to assist you.

 

Click Here to View our 'Support & Helplines' page

 

Your Carer, Family, Friends & Peers, Keyworker, Consultant & GP or Advocate may able to assist you.

 

You are never alone.

 

COVID-19 - Please do not initiate contact face to face.

Use phone, internet or other mesaging or informaiton options

Mental Health Advocacy

 

If you feel you would like support in making decisions and taking control of your life, or you would like further information about your rights, or more information about how advocacy could help you the pleas contact the advocate in your area.

 

Karen    078 1134 4723

 

The Inspire advocacy service is available Monday to Friday between 9am-5pm but messages may be left outside these hours and you will get a return call

 

COVID-19 - Advocacy services remain available but will be exercising social distancing in the interest of everyone's safety.

List of Support services

 

COVID-19 - Most services remain available but will be exercising social distancing in the interest of everyone's safety.

 

Mental health Professionals, Counsellors, Advocates and Community Group leaders should all be able to get you one of these Z-Fold credit card sized information sheets; they open up to give a very comprehensive list of support in your area with full contact info. Listings in this handy little Z-Fold sheet cover the whole spectrum of Mental Health and Emotional wellbeing. You will also see them available in waiting rooms and offices across all areas of service and GP surgeries.

Southern Trust area Z-Fold Information sheet
Southern_area_card_2020.pdf
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Regional Emergency

Social Work Service

 

Tel: 028 9504 9999

TXT: 07799867698

Email: resws1@belfasttrust.hscni.net

 

5pm - 9am Monday to Thursday

5pm on a Friday to 9am on a Monday

There is 24 hour cover over Public Holidays

 

Out of Hours GP Service

 

**For Genuine emergencies only, that can not wait until GP surgery reopens **

 

Watch the video below to understand how the Southern Trust GP Out of hours system works after 6pm and all day Saturday and Sunday and Bank holidays

Accessing the Out of hours service for non-emergency issues can cause serious delays and disrupt care. When feeling unwell - Please Choose well

Help save lives - Follow 'Stay home' restrictions

 

Do not go to or contact your GP Out of Hours unnecessarily 

 

If you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19        CLICK HERE    to learn what to do 

 

NHS information on common conditions CLICK HERE

Help save lives - Follow 'Stay home' restrictions

 

Do not go to/contact Emergency Department unnecessarily 

 

Remember: Daisy Hill ED is CLOSED

Craigavon has two Departments - Follow signs

 

If you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19  CLICK HERE    to learn what to do 

 

NHS information on common conditions CLICK HERE

TV Stars explain how to use the Emergency Department - Click Image

Reliable & easy to follow information on your Mental Health Medication

Pharmacy Minor Ailments Scheme

Help save lives - Follow 'Stay home' restrictions

 

Do not visit your Pharmacy unnecessarily.

You should consider phoning for advice, or asking about home delivery of prescriptions.

 

If you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19  CLICK HERE    to learn what to do 

 

NHS information on common conditions CLICK HERE

Your local pharmacist can provide confidential, expert advice and treatment for a range of common illnesses and complaints, without you having to wait for a GP appointment or go to your Emergency Department.

 

Your pharmacist may be able to help you with: eye infections, stomach upsets, skin conditions, allergies, aches and pains, common drugs, vitamins and minor first-aid

healthy eating and living, including giving up smoking, blood pressure and diabetes monitoring and needle exchange, truss fittings, stoma products and incontinence supplies, women's health, including treatment for thrush, emergency contraception

and pregnancy testing, children's problems, including nappy rash, teething, coughs, colds, as well as advice on and provision of prescribed and over-counter medicines

HSC Listings of Chemist Rotas

CLICK HERE

 

HSC Listing of Chemist Rotas

 

If there is no active link for your area visible when you search this means no rota information has been posted.

Feeling unwell? ...  Think Where ...

Choose Well Leaflet
choosewell-southern.pdf
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Click the image below to search for services in your area

 

From here you can search for A&E, Hospital, Minor injury unit, GP, Chemist,

Health centre, Dentist, Optician and more.

This HSC tool is currently under redevelopment.

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