Self-referral to OASIS

Are you worried about unusual experiences, like hearing voices or feeling paranoid? Would you like support from NHS mental health professionals? Are you 18-35 years old, living in Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham or Croydon?


To refer yourself or someone you know to OASIS, call us on 02032287200 or email

If you contact us by email we will get in touch with you to find out more about how we can help.

You must be between 18 and 35 years old to self-refer to OASIS. If you are under 18 years old please speak to your GP or someone you trust about your mental health. For people aged 14-18, a professional or family member can make a referral to OASIS for you.

I found my time at OASIS very beneficial. They provided me with great support and plenty of different treatment options to help with my future and wellbeing – OASIS service user

If you are unsure who or where your GP is please click here.


Am I eligible for OASIS?

OASIS is an NHS mental health service for young people in South London. We provide care to young people who have distressing unusual experiences.

We accept referrals for people meeting the following inclusion criteria:

  • Live in the boroughs of Southwark, Lambeth, Croydon, Lewisham
  • 14-35 years old (18-35 for self-referral)
  • Struggling with unusual experiences
  • Willing to work with mental health professionals


People who receive care by OASIS commonly experience a some of the following difficulties:

  • Preferring to spend time alone, away from family and friends
  • Feeling that things and people seem strange or ‘unreal’
  • Constantly thinking about particular ideas or beliefs
  • Unusual experiences like seeing or hearing things that other people don’t
  • Feeling anxious, irritable or depressed
  • Changes in sleeping and eating patterns
  • Confused or muddled thinking

Alongside these types of difficulties, it's common for people to feel low or anxious, and to be struggling in areas like education, work and relationships. If some of this relates to you, feel free to give us a call and see what we can offer.