Mental Health Information

Our Community Wellbeing team 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

Get support now

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: or phone: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours a day, everyday)

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: or phone: 020 7263 7070

Support with Depression, Anxiety and Wellbeing

iCope can give you free, confidential support such as talking therapy or group support. Call 0203 317 7252 or look on

Islington Mind can help you take control of your mental health through therapy and support groups. Email 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.

Stuart Low Trust is a lifeline which brings people living with or recovering from mental health issues together, though our out of hour’s activities. Find out about their activities here.

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:  

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: 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

Support during the pandemic

Are you struggling with your mental health and drinking too much alcohol during the pandemic? Rehab 4 Addiction has put together a resource with advice on stopping drinking and improving your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find this resource here.

Useful information

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 at The Peel delivers mental health workshops and a creative programme with groups of young people and parents.

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.

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