Stay mentally healthy and well
Taking care of your mental wellbeing can help you to cope with life’s problems and allow you to enjoy the good things!
If you feel that you need a little more help or that you may be experiencing a mental health problem, then contact your GP or doctor. They can offer advice or refer you to specialist services.
Get your Mind Plan
Answer the five questions in this interactive quiz to help you build a practical plan that you can use to maintain and improve your mental health and wellbeing.
Your Mind Plan is for people aged 18 or over and is only designed to point you in the right direction. It is not a diagnosis tool. If you're worried about your health, you should speak to your GP.
Mental health support helplines
Mental health direct
You can call for mental health help and advice anytime of the day or night. The service can arrange for you to speak with a mental health professional and advise you about what service to contact to get the support you need.
- Call 0300 555 1000, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
An online web and app based tools and resources designed for anyone living or working in London. So far almost half a million Londoners have used Good Thinking to tackle sleep, anxiety, stress and depression. It covers a range of common mental health issues ranging from managing anxiety to meeting like-minded people
Talking Therapies Redbridge
The service accepts self-referrals as well as referrals from GPs and other health professionals.
- Call 0300 300 1554 (option 1), Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
- You can self-refer online on the Talking Therapies website
Emotional Well Being and Mental Health Services (EWMHS)
Specialist Community Health Service for Children and Young People
- Call 0300 555 1182 or 0300 300 1624
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Help is at hand
Provides people affected by suicide with both emotional and practical support.
Samaritans is dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide. You will receive free confidential and non-judgemental emotional support whenever you need someone to talk to.
- Free helpline on 116 123 available 24 hours a day, before, during and after a crisis
- Visit the Samaritans website