Mental health services
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust has a crisis and emergency service. This service is there to support you if you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need help quickly. You can access this service through your GP, by calling 111 or by dialling the number for your borough’s emergency service:
Barnet 020 8702 4040
Enfield 020 8702 3800
Haringey 020 8702 6700
Lines are open 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Let's Talk IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies)
Let’s Talk IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) offers free and confidential talking therapies to people aged 16 and over. The service can help with a range of common problems including low mood and all anxiety disorders.
For further information please visit the Let's Talk IAPT webpage.
Kooth, online counselling platform for children and young people
Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use. Kooth gives children and young people between 11 and 26 access to professional help when they need it; providing support from qualified counsellors seven days per week, until 10pm.
Young people register anonymously on the site, which gives them access to drop-in or booked online chats with British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy certified counsellors, psychotherapists and emotional wellbeing practitioners. They can log in to Kooth through any connected device.
Kooth offers moderated peer to peer support, as well as giving young people access to downloadable self-help resources, forums and discussion groups.
Good Thinking is an intuitive, easy to use online service which will help you find tools and information to help yourself feel better. From the basics of reading tips from other users on getting a better night's sleep, right through to completing a clinically approved self-assessment, there is something to support you no matter who you are or what your circumstances may be. Good Thinking can also help by connecting you with people in a similar situation to you. The service is free to everyone with a London postcode.
Follow this link to access to the Good Thinking website: www.good-thinking.uk