First response service
In a mental health crisis? You no longer need to visit A&E our fist response service provides 24/7 expert mental health support https://www.dpt.nhs.uk/our-services/first-response-service
The First Response Service (FRS) puts you and your mental health first, providing a service seven days a week, 365 days a year. The service is an urgent mental health service for people with mental health and learning disability needs.
Callers either experiencing a mental health crisis, or have concerns about someone’s mental wellbeing can now access mental health care, advice and guidance 24/7.
The FRS will work closely with you, your family/carers and social networks to access the right care at the right time in the right place.
If you are concerned about feeling unsafe, are very distressed or if you are known to our services and there are signs of a mental health relapse, you can contact the FRS by dialling 0808 196 8708.