Mental health support services

Crisis help

BSL Support

In an emergency

In a life or death situation ring 999 explain the problem and get help from the Ambulance, Fire or Police Services.

During surgery hours

Contact your GP on the usual number and request an emergency appointment.

Outside of surgery hours



NHS Direct

You can call NHS Direct 111 and the team will direct you to the most appropriate care.

Mental Health Liaison Team

Based within the Emergency Department they will be able to offer you:

  • An assessment
  • Advice
  • Treatment based on your mental health.

Newham - 24 Hour Mental Health Crisis Helpline

0207 771 5888

Call this number if you feel your mental health is deteriorating or if you are in distress and you need to contact a qualified mental health professional out of office hours.

The Crisis Helpline can:

  • support and help you if you have mental health problems
  • provide accurate information and advice about local mental health services
  • communicate with other services or teams on your behalf if you wish
  • support you in a non-directive way, to empower and encourage you to take control of your own life and come to your own decisions.