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If you need urgent support please call 999 or go to your nerest A and E.
Contact the Crisis Team on 020 3317 6333 (if you are aleardy cared for by Camden and Islington mental health services) or on 020 3317 6777 (if you are not under the care of mental health services). These numbers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Samaritans can help you get emotional support 24 hours a day if you are experiencing thoughts of suicide. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours a day, everyday) Samaritans textphone For people with hearing or speech impairment.0845 790 9192
Maytree Respite Centre offers help and a place to stay if you’re experiencing thoughts of suicide. You can self-refer or refer someone you are concerned about. Email: email@example.com or phone: 020 7263 7070
and Islington Crisis Line (24hrs) 0203 317 6777 www.candi.nhs.uk/service-users-and-carers/crisis-care
Support with Depression, Anxiety and Wellbeing
Manor Gardens Centre
Mental health services and information.
0207 561 5263 www.manorgardenscentre.org/mental-health-services-and-information
Drayton Park Women's Crisis House and Resource Centre
0207 607 2777 www.candi.nhs.uk/services/drayton-park-womens-crisis-house-and-centre
iCope can give you free, confidential support such as talking therapy or group support. Call 0203 317 7252 or look on www.icope.nhs.uk
Islington Mind can help you take control of your mental health through therapy and support groups. Email jane.moody@IslingtonMind.org or call 020 3301 9850.
Many GP surgeries in Islington now have a Practice-based Mental Health Team for more complex issues that may involve medication and longer-term support. Book an appointment with your GP for mental health advice and referrals to the practice-based mental health team.
Islington Bereavement Service based at St Joseph’s Hospice this peer support service provides 1-to-1 bereavement support for 10-20 weekly sessions through matching bereaved adults to trained volunteers. The bereavement can have occurred at any point in time, and is not restricted to “recent bereavements”.
Office: 0203 317 5774, referral number: 0300 303 0400, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Camden City Islington Westminster Bereavement Service (CCIWBS) is a Bereavement Counselling service based in Kentish Town provided by professionally trained volunteer counsellors. Their service can be offered for up to 1-2 years, and is counselling rather than peer support. Email: email@example.com or phone: 020 7284 0090 (office hours)
Caris Islington Bereavement Service offers bereavement counselling through trained volunteer counsellors for up to 1-2 years. Telephone 0207 281 5200. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A round-up of mental health helplines.
Mental Health Foundation has some useful information.
Rethink provides mental health first aid training and useful information.
Direct Action Project provides support for children and their families.
Anxiety UK can help if anxiety is affecting your life, from information about medication, to meeting new people or accessing the therapy that’s right for you.
Depression Alliance have lots of useful information about depression and how to get help.
Time to Change have lots of great information for looking after your mental wellbeing and how to beat stigma and discrimination.
Hillside Clubhouse is a resource for people with mental health problems that makes social inclusion and participation in everyday life a reality
Hypnotherapy Directory was launched to connect individuals with qualified professionals in the UK
Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help.
Childline 0800 1111 www.childline.org.uk
Helpline and free counselling for people who have been abused by clergy in Ireland.
0800 096 3315 www.towardshealing.ie
One in Four
By and for people who have experienced sexual abuse.
SE London branch: 020 8697 2112, N London branch: 07580 733271www.oneinfour.org.uk
0808 800 2222 www.parentlineplus.org.uk
Domestic Violence Helpline (24hrs)
0808 2000 247 www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk
0845 767 8000 www.sane.org.uk
Women and Girls’ Network Helpline
0808 801 0770 www.wgn.org.uk
One Housing Group
Mental health crisis line
020 7226 9415 www.onehousing.co.uk
Voiceability works across England with people who are vulnerable or marginalised to raise their voices and have their rights respected.
01223 555800 www.voiceability.org