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NHS: 111
Easy access for patients to get the right advice or treatment they need, be that for their physical or mental health (24/7).

  • 24 hour Crisis Line number: +44 (0) 800 328 4444
  • Go online to nhs.uk (for assessment of people aged 5 and over only).
  • Call 111 for free from a landline or mobile phone.
  • Deaf people can use 18000 to contact 999 using text relay

NHS Barnet, Enfield and Haringey – 0800 151 0023
24/7 crisis telephone service is the first point of contact for people who are in mental health crisis and who live in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. The service provides telephone support and signposting to appropriate services to help people to feel safe and supported and included in the decision making around their care.

NHS South London and Maudsley 0800 731 2864
Mental Health Support Crisis Line (24/7).  Also provides the widest range of NHS mental health services in the UK, as well as substance misuse services for people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol living in the London boroughs of Bromley, Bexley, Croydon, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark, Wandsworth and Richmond.

NHS NELFT – Mental Health Direct (24/7): 0300 555 1000
Provides an extensive range of integrated community and mental health services for people living in the London boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Barnet, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest and community health services for people living in the south west Essex areas of Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock. Emotional Wellbeing Mental Health Service for children and young people across the whole of Essex. Provider of all age eating disorder services and child and adolescent mental health services across Kent and Medway.

Shout Crisis Text Service
Offers a 24 hour text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. Text 85258.

For people experiencing high levels of distress including suicidal feelings. Call 116 123 – this service is 24 hours.

Free and confidential helpline and webchat for anyone who needs to talk about life’s problems. Also support those bereaved by suicide, through the Support After Suicide Partnership (SASP).

  • Helpline: 0800 58 58 58 (7 days/week from 5pm-12am )
  • Webchat (7 days/week from 5pm-12am )

Relate – Relationship support (not free)
Relate offers a range of counselling services – Relationship Counselling; Family Counselling; Sex Therapy; Children & Young People; Education & Learning.