External support services
Early intervention team works with people aged 14-35 experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Once referred, service users can remain with the team for three to five years.
Single Point of Access (SPA) provides a first point of contact for people wishing to access adult community mental health services in Brent, Harrow, Hillingdon, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster .
NHS 111 Offers 24 hour medical advice and information. Contact NHS 111 Service by telephone on 111
London Nightline is a telephone helpline offering confidential listening, support and information to students in London. It is run by students of affiliated higher education institutions in the London area. Open every night of term from 18.00 to 8.00.
Samaritans offer 24 hour confidential emotional support to anyone in emotional distress – telephone 116 123. You can drop into your local branch to meet with a Samaritans volunteer face to face.
Beat is the UK's leading charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS or any other difficulties with food, weight and shape.
Maytree is a registered charity supporting people in suicidal crisis in a non-medical setting. Telephone: +44 (0)20 7263 7070.
Mind is a charity that offers advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They have a number of information pages about a range of topics.
Sane is a leading UK mental health charity that works to improve quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness. They have a helpline: 0845 767 8000 and also offer text and forum support.
Students Against Depression is a website offering advice, information, guidance and resources to those affected by low mood, depression and suicidal thinking. Alongside clinically-validated information and resources it presents the experiences, strategies and advice of students.
The Havens are specialist centres in London for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted in the past year. Telephone: +44 (0)20 3299 6900 – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) is a professional body and registered charity that sets standards for therapeutic practice and holds a register of accredited private therapists.