ADDvanced Solutions Community Network is not a crisis service, but if you, a child or a young person - are experiencing acute distress and are deemed to be a risk to yourself/themselves or others, on this page you will find local area crisis offer contact details. 

We have also listed national support contact details below. 




Local support Contact Details

24-hour, 7-day a week mental health crisis service contact information in local areas:

For Wirral click here 

For Warrington, St Helens, Halton and Knowsley click here 

For Liverpool and Sefton click here  OR contact Liverpool CAMHS Crisis Care Team at Alder Hey. 

YPAS Crisis Drop-In: for all 5-25 year-olds & parents/carers from Liverpool & Knowsley. Please see their What’s On Calendar for the dates and times over Christmas.


National Support Contact Details

NHS 111

Where trained health professionals can give you health advice and information 24 hours a day.
Telephone 111
Click here to go directly to the NHS 111 website

The Samaritans

Offer a 24-hour confidential helpline. Samaritans volunteers listen in confidence to anyone in any type of emotional distress, without judging or telling people what to do.
Telephone 08457 90 90 90
Textphone 08457 90 91 92
Click here to go directly to the Samaritans website


Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.  Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you.
Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night. You can talk to us on the phone, by email or through a 1-2-1 counsellor chat. Whatever feels best for you.

Telephone: 0800 1111
Click here to go directly to the Childline website


Provide confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through our helpline, HOPELINEUK.

Click here to visit the Papyrus Hopeline


Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people

Click here to go to Kooth

Young Minds

Worried about a child or young person? Call our free helpline for confidential, expert advice.

Visit Young Minds help for parents

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