It may take a bit longer, but there's still mental health support available nearby.
finding mental health support in lambeth
Lambeth Single Point of Access
Lambeth Single Point of Access helps adults aged 18 to 65 get the right mental health support. Contact them if you are worried about your mental health and need more support than your GP can provide.
T 0800 090 2456 (Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm)
Lambeth & Southwark Mind Helpline
Leave a message and they will aim to get back to you within two working days.
Helpline opening hours: Monday, Tuesday
and Thursday, 8am–3pm. Closed on Bank Holidays.
Helpline Telephone number: 0208 159 8355
Free + Low-Cost Counselling
The organizations listed here continue to offer free or low-cost support for Lambeth residents. They run telephone or online services.
Lambeth Talking Therapies
You can access free counselling through Lambeth Talking Therapies Service
Low cost telephone or online counselling available.
T 020 8670 2775
Telefono de la Esperanza
Free counselling and support to Spanish and Portuguese speaking people.
T 020 7733 0471
The Awareness Centre
Low-cost counselling for people on low income, state benefits; students aged over 18 and those registered as disabled. The Awareness Centre is a partner of Lambeth Talking Therapies. Offering online and telephone appointments.
T 020 8673 4545
Waterloo Community Counselling
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Acute Mental Health Issues
Mental Health Crisis 24-Hour Helpline
If you, a family member or friend need urgent help or advice, contact the free South London & Maudsley 24-hour mental health support line on
0800 731 2864 (Option 1)
The Listening Place
Telephone support for people experiencing suicidal thoughts. You can self-refer, or someone can refer you.
New Covid-19 Key Worker service available.
T 020 3906 7676
Call their confidential 24-hour help line for free on
116 123. Or visit: samaritans.org
Call their confidential help link on 0300 304 7000. Open every day between 4.30-10.30pm. Or visit: sane.org.uk
Solidarity in a Crisis
A user and carer service providing out-of-hours phone support and in person. Peer Supporters run the service, they have experience of facing and overcoming mental health crises.
Monday to Friday, 6pm-12am
Saturday & Sunday, 12pm-12am
Freephone: 0300 123 1922
Text: 0788 9756 087 or 0788 9756 083
Support for Young People
Call the confidential 24hour help line for free on 800 1111.
Or visit: childline.org.uk
Kooth is an online anonymous site for children and young people aged 11-24 years looking for mental health support. Includes, discussion boards, chat with team members and other young people. Available daily until 10pm. Visit Kooth for more information.
Mosaic Clubhouse Young Adults Programme
To become a member and get involved in online and face to face activities, contact:
T 07984 343 643 (Info Hub Enquiries)
OASIS offers advice, support and treatment for young people suffering mental distress aged 14 to 35 and living in south London. Telephone service only.
Open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.
T: 0203 228 7200
Papyrus Hopeline UK
A confidential helpline for young people struggling with suicidal thoughts.
T 0800 068 4141
Call their confidential 24hour help line for free on 116 123.
The Well Centre
A youth health centre for people aged 13 to 20. Offering face to face, online and telephone appointments. Phone line: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 11am - 6.30pm, Tuesday & Friday 8am - 4pm
Well Centre, Herne Hill Group Practice
74 Herne Hill (entrance via Kestrel Avenue)
London SE24 9QP
T 020 8473 1581
mental health + work
Access to Work Mental Health Support
Are you are in work, self-employed or an apprentice?
Do you have a mental health condition (diagnosed or undiagnosed)? Contact Remploy or Able Futures for up to 9 months of free support.
Continuing to offer free mental health services via telephone and email.
T 0800 321 3137
Good Thinking offers digital mental health support for Londoners. Their website has free tools and apps to help you manage common mental health problems like stress, poor sleep, and low mood. Visit: good-thinking.uk
Mind Coronavirus & Wellbeing Advice
Mind, the mental health charity, has produced some useful advice for managing mental health during the lockdown, including a checklist for staying at home.
Free Mindfulness Project
Mindfulness is a very simple form of meditation. It can be useful for relieving stress and worry. Here is a link to some online resources that you can use on your computer, mobile device or download. Visit: freemindfulness.org
Community + peer-led Mental Health support
The Mental Health and Wellbeing service is available on 07716 459 314 or 07716 458 577. Call or leave a message.
Lambeth Peer Support Network helps people with mental health needs to support each other to stay well. Online activities available via their Facebook group and website.
Closed temporarily. They are sharing creative ideas to support mental well-being on their Face Book page
Mosaic Clubhouse & Evening Sanctuary
Free, peer support for Lambeth residents aged 16 and above who have a mental health condition. Phased reopening of building. Now open Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm, booking ahead recommended.
Evening Sanctuary requires referral from GP, mental health worker, etc. Virtual clubhouse activities continue.
T 07984 343 643 (Info Hub Enquiries)