Getting help in a mental health crisis

Mental Health support and information

For urgent Mental Help support, you can:

  • Call 999
  • Call Samaritans on 116 123 – whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you.
  • Call the North-East London NHS Mental Health Direct: 0800 995 1000
  • Go straight to A&E if you can.

Need to speak to someone about your mental health? you can:

  • Contact Safe connections on 0300 561 0115
  • Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258
  • Speak to the Redbridge Talking Therapies team on 0300 300 1554 (option1)

Have you lost a loved one to suicide?

Mind offers free, confidential and non-judgemental suicide bereavement support to anyone who has lost someone to suicide. You can access this support via the following link:


Support for money worries?

Talking about financial concerns and difficulties is challenging; but you are not alone, and there is support available. If you are worried about money and need impartial advice, please visit the webpages and/or call the helplines below:

Greater London Authority –

Debt Free Advice –


Turn2us (helping to fight poverty) – 0808 802 2000

Shelter (helping to fight homelessness) – 0344 515 1540

Trussell Trust (Helping to stop hunger) – 0808 208 2138