Our Wellbeing Service exists to ensure that you can get the advice and support you need, so we’ve collected together a list of local and online mental health services and information sites. If you have a specific query email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 020 7263 7070
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.