Mental Health and Wellbeing
Sutton Crisis Café
Telephone: 0800 012 9082
Website: www.smhf.org.uk – Sutton Crisis Café
Address: 63 Downs Road
Surrey SM2 5NR
If the Café is closed and you need crisis support please call the Mental Health Support Line 0800 028 8000.
Sutton Uplift is a free NHS integrated primary care mental health service accessible to anyone living in the borough of Sutton or registered with a Sutton GP and is 18 years old or over.
They support anyone who has a mental health or wellbeing need, whether this is due to emotional difficulties or life stress.
Please see link here to a flyer with more information and how to refer yourself to this service. Please also see here a link to a leaflet with greater detail on the service and what to expect following referral.
Please see the link below to a selection of free events. These are regularly updated.
Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Telephone: 020 8668 2210
Sutton Women's Centre
Sutton Women’s Centre is run by local women for the benefit of local women, and our aim is to empower women in our community to help them achieve their full potential.
Telephone: 0208 661 1991
ieso – online CBT
Please see link below to online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) available to patients in SW London. It includes treatment for symptoms such as anxiety, worry, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, sleep disorders and stress
Taking A level or GCSE exams and waiting for results can be a stressful time for students. In order to support the mental health of young people in south west London we are promoting www.kooth.com
Kooth, provided by the NHS in south west London, is a free online platform providing advice and support for people aged 11 to 25 experiencing emotional or mental health problems, giving instant access to free help in a safe environment. It can be accessed using a laptop, smartphone or tablet device. Because users do not have to provide their names, support can be given to people who might not seek help through their GP.
Children and young people can have one-on-one online sessions with qualified counsellors and therapists, from noon until 10pm on weekdays and from 6pm until 10pm at weekends, 365 days a year. These can be booked in advance or accessed via drop-in instant text-based chats.
- Kooth is the only digital mental health provider to hold a UK-wide accreditation from the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
- Kooth recently launched the #DontDoItAlone campaign alongside five well known influencers to share the importance of not dealing with mental wellbeing alone. More about the #DontDoItAlone campaign.
- Kooth’s pre-moderated discussion boards are there to chat with peers about exam results, relationships, anxiety or how to relax.
- Young people can also read or contribute articles or use Kooth to keep an online journal or track wellbeing via an interactive goal tracker.