NHS First Response Service (FRS)


NHS First Response Service (FRS), across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, provides 24-hour access, seven days a week, 365 days a year, to mental health care, advice, support and treatment.

By calling 111, and selecting option 2, you will be put through to a member of the FRS who will speak to you and discuss your current mental health needs.


Advice for young people at risk of suicide
0800 068 4141 (helpline 10am – 10pm, Monday – Friday and 2pm – 5pm, weekends and bankholidays)
07786 209697 (SMS)


116 123 (Freephone, 24 hour helpline)

Lifeline & Lifeline Plus

Cambridgeshire helpline
0808 808 2121 (Freephone)
Lifeline Plus: 9am to 2pm, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays)
Lifeline: 2pm to 11pm, 365 days a year

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

For those personally affected by suicide
0300 111 5065 (9am to 9pm)

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

A charity dedicated to preventing male suicides
0800 58 58 58 (5pm  – midnight every day)


Crisis text line
85258 (SMS)

Alternatively, read our instant advice if you are

feeling suicidal or worried about someone