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You can speak 24/7 with Lifeline/The Samaritans
In the event of a Crisis it is strongly advised that a person should present to 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
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
Trasna House, Connolly Place, Lurgan: 028 38347537
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
"Lifeline" or "The Samaritans"
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.
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.
Lifeline 0800 808 8000 is also a Crisis Helpline and can provide support to those in distress or dispair. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
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
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.
Tel: 028 9504 9999
5pm - 9am Monday to Thursday
5pm on a Friday to 9am on a Monday
There is 24 hour cover over Public Holidays
**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
TV Stars explain how to use the Emergency Department - Click Image
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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
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If there is no active link for your area visible when you search this means no rota information has been posted.
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