Steps to get help in a Crisis:
The psychiatric liaison team can help you (24 hours a day, 365 days of the year) and can be reached through local A&E Departments:
- King’s College Hospital Accident and Emergency Department: Denmark Hill London SE5 9RS
Tel. 020 3299 9000
- St Thomas’s Hospital Accident and Emergency Department: Westminster Bridge Road , London SE1 7EH, Tel. 020 7188 7188
If you are linked with a community mental health team you can contact your care coordinator or the duty worker as a first port of call.
For less urgent help:
- Contact your GP
- Contact SELDOC, the Out of Hours GP service: 020 8693 9066 W:https://www.seldoc.co.uk/
Call the SLaM 24 hour information line: 0800 731 2864 or If you have or are linked with the CMHT you can contact your care coordinator.
Social Services: Out of hours Social Services 020 525 5000 (main switchboard – ask for Duty Social Work Team)
For emotional support in a crisis:
Solidarity in a Crisis: http://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/12878/solidarity-in-a-crisis/
An out-of-hours telephone and in-person support service run by people who know what it’s like to be where you are now. 6pm –12am/Mon – Fri , 12pm-12am/Sat – Sun
T: 0300 123 1922, Text: 0788 9756 087 / 0788 9756 083 E:firstname.lastname@example.org
Talk freely with the Samaritans team in a safe and confidential environment to support your emotional needs. 24 hours a day/365 days a year T: 116 123
Confidential emotional support, practical help and information for people with mental health problems.
4.30pm-10.30pm/365 days a year
T: 0300 304 7000
No Panic Helpline: https://www.nopanic.org.uk/the-no-panic-helpline/
Information and support for people struggling with anxiety.
10am-10pm/365 days a year
T: 0845 967 4848
Telefono de la Esperanza UK: https://www.telefonodelaesperanza.org.uk/
Telephone counselling & Crisis support service for Spanish and Portuguese speakers.
0207 733 0471
The Muslim community Helpline: http://muslimcommunityhelpline.org.uk/
The Muslim Community Helpline is a confidential, non-judgemental listening & emotional support service
The service operates Monday to Thursday 10am -1pm, Friday 10 am-4 pm.
Helpline numbers: 020 8908 6715 / 020 8904 8193
Other Useful Organisations:
Face-to-face support for those who feel life is no longer worth living.
9am-9pm/7 days a week
020 7259 8136 or 07421 36314
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably): http://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/9165/campaign-against-living-miserably-calm/
Helpline for men who are feeling down, who need to talk or find support and information.
5pm-12am/7 days a week
T: 0808 802 58 58 Webchat: https://www.thecalmzone.net
Maytree Respite Centre: http://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/8438/maytree-respite-centre/
A safe place for people in suicidal crisis to stay, for up to four days.
24 hours a day/7 days a week
T:020 7263 7070 E: email@example.com
Listening service for anyone under 19.
Support for anyone under 35 worried about their mental wellbeing.
0800 068 41 41
Text: 07786 209697
Young minds (parent’s helpline): http://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/9380/young-minds/
offers free, confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice, to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.
Mon-Fri from 9.30am to 4pm
Helpline: 0808 802 5544. .
The Silver Line is the confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK open every day and night of the year. 24 hr/ 365 days a year.
T: 0800 470 8090
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
National helpline and local meetings.
0845 769 7555
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Helpline and local meetings.
10am-Midnight/7 days a week
0300 999 1212
Victim Support Southwark: http://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/9438/victim-support/
020 7277 1433
24 hours a day/Sat-Sun
Supportline: 08 08 16 89 111
National Domestic Violence Helpline: http://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/9175/national-domestic-violence-helpline/
24 hours a day/7 days a week
0808 2000 247
LGBTQ Domestic Violence Helpline (Galop): http://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/9260/galop/
10am-5pm/Mon-Wed[1pm-5pm/Tues is trans-specific]
0800 999 5428 – National LGBT+ helpline
020 7704 2040 – London LGBT+ Advice Line
Cruse Bereavement Care: http://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/16669/cruse-bereavement-care/
9.30am-5pm/Mon and Fri
9.30am-8pm/Tues – Thurs
0808 808 1677
Housing advice helpline.
8am-8pm/Mon-Fri/365 days a year
8am-5pm/Sat-Sun/365 days a year
0808 800 4444
Southwark Local Support Team: http://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/8516/southwark-local-support-team/
Benefits advice for vulnerable Southwark residents, Southwark Emergency Support Scheme and hardship fund.
020 7525 2434