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Immediate Support
Get immediate help for yourself or someone else.
Are you or someone you care for in crisis?

If you and someone you care for are in immediate physical danger, call 111. 

Here are some other useful crisis numbers.

Could this be a panic attack?

A panic attack is the abrupt onset of intense fear or discomfort that reaches a peak within minutes and includes at least four of the following symptoms: 

- Palpitations

- Pounding heart, or accelerated heart rate

- Sweating

- Trembling or shaking

- Sensations of shortness of breath or smothering.

Call our 24/7 free 0800 ANXIETY Helpline (0800 2694389) and our specially trained and understanding volunteers can talk you through the experience:

– We will listen and support you with empathy and unconditioned acceptance.
– We can take you through breathing and relaxation exercises that are really effective in minimising feelings of anxiety and panic.
– We can discuss practical strategies you can learn and apply whenever anxiety and panic starts to feel overwhelming.