Our service is not a crisis centre, if you are in crisis and need urgent support please see below
If you feel suicidal or feel like harming yourself or other people:
- Call 999
- Go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E). You can search for your local department through the NHS Choices website
For non-emergency situations
- Visit your GP
- Use the NHS Choices website
Mental health services
If you are already receiving support from mental health services you should have a care plan. This will include details of who you should contact in a crisis.
If you can’t find your care plan:
During the day
Contact your Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) and ask for your care co-ordinator or the person on duty.
During evenings, weekends or bank holidays
Call your local crisis team.
Camden and Islington Mental Health Emergency Lines
Psychiatric Liaison Team
This is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Go to Accident and Emergency at the Whittington Hospital or University College Hospital.
Crisis Resolution Team
If you would like to refer yourself to the crisis team you can call 020 3317 6777 for urgent help or contact your GP who can refer you.
If you have already been referred to the crisis team you can phone them at any time on 020 3317 6333.
020 7388 5800
Provides urgent medical care for people between 6:30 and 8am Mondays to Fridays and 24 hours at weekends and Bank Holidays
The Haven (Highbury Grove)
Night centre: 8-12pm drop in; 12- 6:15am crisis.
Drop in service: 020 7288 1051
Night centre helpline: 020 7226 9415
Maytree Respite Centre
Phone: 020 7263 7070 any time ~ day or night.
If you would like to talk to someone about your problems, then you may find an emotional support lines useful. Some to try are:
Offering emotional support 24 hours a day
Tel: 116 123
Offering specialist mental health emotional support 6-11pm everyday.
You can also email through their website.
Tel: 0845 767 8000