Talk About Spiritual Crisis
Mike Rush BSc, PGDip, MA, DHP(NC).
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If you are struggling to cope, feeling completely overwhelmed, or having suicidal thoughts, and are in need of urgent help right now - please use the resources below.
Unfortunately, I am not aware of any crisis services specifically for spiritual crisis. Therefore, the services below are all provided by mental health organisations. Although they may not be familiar with spiritual crisis, safety is always of primary importance in the midst of a crisis.
Contact Details for National Crisis Support Organisations
Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm)
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and OCD. Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Includes a helpline.
Phone: 0844 967 4848 (daily, 10am-10pm)
Young suicide prevention society.
Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 (Mon-Fri,10am-5pm & 7-10pm. Weekends 2-5pm)
Rethink Mental Illness
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-4pm)
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30-10.30pm).
NHS Crisis Support Services
Last checked and reviewed 20th March 2022.
The International Spiritual Emergence Network (ISEN) has produced a helpful crisis guide for people experiencing, or supporting others going through, a spiritual crisis.