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MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub)
If you are worried about the safety of a child in Devon and want to
speak to someone, or if you are a child worried about your own safety,
please contact our Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0345 155
1071 or email and give as much information as
you can. If a child is at immediate risk contact the police on 999.

CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)
Offering additional crisis support. If a child or young person (under
18) is experiencing a mental health crisis, you can now access Child
and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) 24/7. Please contact
03300 245 321 during normal hours (8am-5pm, Mon to Fri) or 0300 555
5000 outside these hours. Callers will speak to a call handler, their
call will be forwarded to a voicemail service and their message will
be returned within one hour.

A mental health charity dedicated to preventing young suicide. Call
08000684141/ Text 07860039967 for any young person who is experiencing
thoughts of suicide or for anyone who has concerns for a young person
who may be in distress.

Childline is yours – a free, private and confidential service where
you can talk about anything. You can still speak to a counsellor every
day24/7 .

An online mental wellbeing community for young people - Free, safe and
anonymous support.

Useful Emergency Contact Numbers
NHS Helpline 111 Use 999 if a medical emergency

National Domestic Abuse Helpline (Devon):
0808 2000 247 (24 hours) Use 999 if you are in immediate danger.

YoungMinds Crisis Messenger
For free 24/7 support across the UK if you are a young person
experiencing a mental health crisis. If you need urgent help text YM
to 85258

Samaritans (24 hours)
116 123

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