Coping with life's ups and downs

Emergency Situations

Medical Emergency

If a person is seriously injured or ill, call for an ambulance immediately on 999. Be ready to provide the following information: Your name, location, details of the medical emergency, number of people involved. For medical help fast, but when it's less urgent, ring 111 instead.

Mental Health Emergency

Although confidentiality is important, if you believe that somebody is at risk of harming themselves or others, you can seek further advice. Phone the Lancashire Care Mental Health Helpline 0500 639000 for service information or if the emergency is serious phone the ambulance service or the police.