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Covid 19 Information

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Help in a crisis


If there is an immediate danger to life, please dial 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.

I am in Gloucestershire

If you or someone you know needs help in a mental health crisis, call our crisis teams. The teams work with those aged from 11 upwards.

Call 0800 169 0398.

And choose one of the following options depending on your location:

  • Option 1 for Stroud and Cotswolds
  • Option 2 for Gloucester and Forest
  • Option 3 for Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and North Cotswolds

Please note: telephone calls may be recorded. If you do not want that to happen, please tell the person who answers your call and they will phone you back on a ‘non-recordable’ telephone.

The number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Occasionally, callers may be asked to leave their name and number on an answerphone. In these circumstances, staff will return the call within one hour.

I am in Herefordshire

Mental health services in Herefordshire are now provided by Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. 

Visit their website to find out where to get help – www.hacw.nhs.uk/urgent-help

If you need help but are not in crisis, please contact your GP if in opening hours, or 111. If you don’t have a GP use the NHS service search to locate the nearest one to you. If your query is not urgent, you can find our contact details here.

Are you feeling vulnerable? Do you need to talk to somebody now?


Call free on 116 123
If you are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide, you can call the Samaritans.

Stay Alive App

A pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. The app can be accessed through the Apple Store, Google Play and downloaded as a pdf.


Call free on 0800 11 11
If you are a child or a young person you may want to speak to Childline.


Call 0808 816 0606
Or text 07537 410 022
A safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative service for people who self harm, their friends, families and carers.
Open every day 5pm – 10pm for phone and text support.


Text 85258
Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

2gether NHS Foundation Trust is holding a careers fair at the Europa Hotel in Belfast on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th March 2019.

2gether provides specialist mental health and learning disability services to the people of Gloucestershire and Herefordshire and we have a wide range of roles currently available.

Whether you are newly qualified or currently working in community health or inpatient settings, we’d love to meet you.

We can offer:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Incremental pay
  • Relocation packages
  • Flexible working opportunities and family friendly policies
  • The chance to experience a range of working environments, teams and services
  • Dedicated occupational health and wellbeing service
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Business mileage payments for work-related travel
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities
  • Access to local and national staff discounts

Our clinicians and HR advisors will be available to answer any questions and you can also apply and have an interview on the day.

It is an exciting time to work for 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. We’re working together to bring mental health, learning disability and physical community health services together. From October 2019, we hope to be a joint Trust.

Find out more and book your place here.