Need help now? Mental Health Crisis Care is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
24/7 Emergency crisis care
We have fully trained professionals ready to support young people experiencing a mental health crisis. This is available 24 hours a day all year round by calling the following numbers. All numbers are free to call, you won't be charged:
- If you live in City & Hackney call 0800 073 0006
- If you live in Luton call NHS 111 & ask for 'Option 2'
- If you live in Newham call 0800 073 0066
- If you live in Tower Hamlets call 0800 073 0003
- If you live in Bedfordshire call NHS 111& ask for 'Option 2'
Additionally, we have CAMHS professional available in three A&E hospital departments in east London every day from 9am - 9pm, seven days a week. Outside of these hours, you can speak to a trained mental health professional. Addresses are below.
If you do not live or work in any of our three east London boroughs, or Bedfordshire & Luton, you can call NHS 111 and choose Option 2 for mental health crisis support.
There is also a search engine for nationwide NHS CAMHS services available here:
Help is also available at the following Accident & Emergency (A&E) departments if you need medical treatment or are struggling to keep yourself safe in the present moment:
City and Hackney Accident and Emergency Services
Homerton University Hospital
Newham Accident and Emergency Services
Newham University Hospital
Tower Hamlets Accident and Emergency Services
The Royal London Hospital Accident and Emergency service (A&E)
London E1 1BB
24 hour service including a dedicated children's A&E department
Located on the ground floor of North Tower, access from Whitechapel Road along East Mount Street
Tel A&E reception: 020 3594 0004
Tel Children's A&E reception: 020 3594 0005