FAST New Medical Emergency Number Is 868 487 015
For Mental Health Assistance 634 308 362
Call FAST on 868 487 015 for help and information, we are able to give valuable assistance and information over the phone.
Due to COVID-19 FAST is unable to attend patients, but our phone system is available 24 hours a day for advice, information and support in a time of crisis. With the correct advice over the phone you could save a life.
If you have to call for an ambulance, please call 112. You can ask for an operator to speak in your language if you do not speak Spanish. The operator will ask a series of questions so they can prioritise your call. You can ask FAST to call for an ambulance for you if you are unable to do so.
If you are feeling depressed and alone and you would like to talk with a Responder trained in Mental Health First Aid you can call FAST on 634 308 362.
If the pressure of the restrictions is impacting on your way of life, why not talk to a friend about how you are feeling. You are not alone; the mental health of society in general has been affected by the change in our lifestyles due to COVID-19.
Twelve of our Responders completed a course in Mental Health First Aid. This is a valuable service that FAST is now offering to people on Camposol and the Mazarrón area. If you know someone who may benefit from this service they can call us on 634 308 362. All calls are treated in complete confidentiality. Talking to someone who will not judge you may help you on the road to feeling that you are not alone. There are a lot of people feeling the mental pressure due to the virus. We also have contact numbers of councillors who can help.
If you are here on your own but have family in another country, give them the FAST number. If your family cannot reach you and are worried about your condition they can call FAST to check on you.
The service that FAST provides is recognised by the British Consulate as a valuable addition to the emergency services in Mazarrón.
Sponsored Golf Day
This was held on 21st November at the Camposol Club de Golf. More information and photos next month.
Sue Pipe regularly organises Quiz Days and Nights at The Diner on Camposol B in aid of local charities. She recently presented FAST with €336.50. Thank you Sue from all who FAST help.
We are always looking for people to train as first Responders; no past experience is required as ‘in house’ training is provided. Even with the restrictions in place we are planning a full training programmes for when we can resume. We have resumed some training in small groups adhering to social distancing and local restrictions. Giving something back to our community is a very rewarding feeling. If you are interested just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
More information can be found on our web page fast2016.org
YOU ARE NOT ALONE.