Need urgent help?

In an emergency

If you don’t feel you can keep yourself safe right now, seek immediate help:

  • go to any Accident & Emergency (A&E) department
  • call 999 and ask for an ambulance to take you to A&E
  • ask someone else to call 999 for you or take you to A&E

If you need urgent support but don’t want to go to A&E, you can:

If you want to help someone else, see the page on the Mind website about how to help someone else seek help, including how to help someone else in an emergency.

Crisis line for young people and their parents/carers

If you live in Barnet, Enfield, Haringey, Camden or Islington and are aged between 0 and 18 years old, or care for someone that is, you can now access a crisis line if you are in need of urgent mental health support or advice. Contact them on: 

0800 151 0023

This line operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you are an existing patient you can also continue to contact your clinical team in the usual way.