Urgent mental health support - 24/7 crisis lines 

Every mental health trust in London has put in place a 24/7 crisis line for people of all ages - children, young people and adults. The lines which are free to call can provide advice to those in a crisis. These crisis lines are supported by trained mental health advisors 365 days a year. You can find the 24/7 crisis line numbers using the NHS Service Finder (link below) but the table provides all of the telephone numbers in London. https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/mentalhealth/find-an-urgent-mental-health-helpline

 South East London - Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich   Please call  0800 731 2864 for help.

Shout   Shout offers confidential 24/7 crisis text support for times when immediate assistance is required Text "SHOUT" to 85258 or visit Shout Crisis Text Line 

Samaritans 24/7 365 days a year - they are here to listen and provide support Call: 116 123 or email: jo@samaritans.org                                                                           

Papyrus provide confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person Call: 0800 068 41 41 or Text: 07860 039967 (opening hours 9am to midnight – 365 days a year) https://www.papyrus-uk.org/

Childline confidential telephone counselling service for any child with a problem Call: 0800 1111 anytime or online chat with a counsello

Good Thinking is London’s digital wellbeing service and provides a range of resources for young people to help improve mental wellbeing including free NHS-approved apps

Beat provide support to help young people who may be struggling with an eating problem or an eating disorder Call the Youthline (under 18’s) 0808 801 0711 or Studentline 0808 801 0811 (9am – 8pm during the week and 4pm – 8pm on weekends and bank holidays)