Getting help in a mental health crisis

Is your life in danger? Do you feel that life is not worth living?


If you or someone else is in danger, call 999 or go to A&E now

If you need urgent help for your mental health, but it's not an emergency:

    • Call 0800 731 2864 (Option 1) to speak to our local 24 hour mental health crisis line. Tell us if you need an interpreter. We can connect you to local mental health services, including our crisis support teams and peer support services.
    • Call Solidarity in a Crisis, out of hours peer support service for Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark, 0300 123 1922
      Monday to Friday 6pm to 12 midnight. Saturday and Sunday 12 noon to 12 midnight.
    • Get help from NHS 111 online or call 111

    • Check out ways to help yourself cope during a crisis from the mental health charity Mind

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