West Kent Crisis (24 hours)

Priority House (behind Maidstone Hospital) Crisis Team Direct

Telephone: 01622 722105

Safe Havens in Kent and Medway

Face to face support without appointment

Kestrel House
Knightrider Street
ME15 6LU

Telephone: 07484 061684

We Are With You

Mental health help in Surrey and Kent. Formerly Thinkaction.

Release the Pressure

Open to anyone in Kent, aged 16 and over providing confidential support to get you back on track.

Open 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 107 0160

West Kent Mind

Supports people with Mental Health problems across West Kent, Ashford and surrounding areas. Training offered includes Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), MHFA youth, Suicide prevention, Workplace Wellbeing as well as a schools and young people’s programme.

Telephone: 01732 744950

Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Service Kent

Providing emotional and mental health support for children and young people, this is an open referral service which means that we will take referrals directly from you or someone else (e.g. a parent, school or other professionals).

Telephone: 0800 011 3474 to make a self referral or on behalf of someone else

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Kent Resilience Hub

Resilience Hub offers guidance, resources and ways to access support. They have put together and verified information and advice to make it easy to find the information and support you are looking for.

Telephone: 0300123 4496 

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Chat Health

Text: 07520 618850 – monitored by the Kent School Health Service, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

A confidential texting service for young people aged 11-19 in Kent. You can text about anything (e.g. exam stress, sexual health, body image concerns, healthy lifestyle advice, feelings of depression or anxiety).

Further information

For more information about mental health, ways to cope with it and more

Mental Health: Laura's Story | NHS

NHS - Mental Health

One You – Feeling Stressed?

NHS - Find mental health services