Mental health support

Find out how to get support for mental health.

Important: Get support without seeing a GP

You may get help sooner if you use the below services. You do not need to see a GP first.

steps2wellbeing Southampton and Dorset

We accept referrals from anyone over the age of 18 who is registered at a Dorset or Southampton City GP. Alternatively you can refer yourself by phoning us. Click here for more information about the referral process. If you are under 18 and registered with a Dorset GP please need to be redirected to the Childhood Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS Dorset)

Telephone: Please see website for your local centre.

Immediate action required:If you need urgent help:

NHS urgent mental health helplines are for people of all ages. You can:

  • get 24-hour advice and support – for you or someone else
  • speak to a mental health professional
  • get advice on the best way to get help

Find a local NHS urgent mental health helpline

Request an appointment at the surgery

If the services above are not suitable, you can request an appointment with a doctor or nurse at the surgery.