0808 196 3510
Chat Newham is a FREE support line set up by the Renewal Programme, open Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm.
It is specifically for residents of Newham who might be feeling isolated, lonely or anxious because of the pandemic.
Newham Talking Therapies:
0208 475 8080
Online self-referral form
Newham Talking Therapies offers a range of free and confidential talking therapies and specialist support to help you feel better within the borough of Newham.
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. They’re here, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure. Samaritans is not only for the moment of crisis, they’re taking action to prevent the crisis.
Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258
Shout 85258 is the UK’s first free, confidential, 24/7 text support service. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and need mental health support.
If you are a parent of carer worried about your child:
Speak to our experts at the Parents Helpline
- Call for free on 0808 802 5544 (9:30am – 4pm, Mon – Fri).
- Email using Parents Helpline contact form.
- Use the live Parents webchat service (9:30am – 4pm, Mon – Fri)
YoungMinds are the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health.
0845 390 6232 or 020 7253 2664 | Mon-Fri: 9.30am – 8pm
OCD Action provide support and information to anybody affected by OCD, work to raise awareness of the disorder amongst the public and front-line healthcare workers, and strive to secure a better deal for people with OCD.
Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham:
0207 510 1081
Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham exist to make sure anyone with a mental health or emotional issue has somewhere to turn for advice and support. They operate a range of support services across a number of London Boroughs.
0208 980 3618
Wish are a voice for women’s mental health. Wish provides independent advocacy, emotional support and practical guidance at all stages of a woman’s journey through the mental health and criminal justice systems, acts to increase women’s participation in the services they receive, and campaigns to get their voice heard at a policy level.
0300 123 3393
Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Helpline: 0800 585 858 | 5pm – 12am.
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide. They run a free and confidential helpline and webchat – 7 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone who needs to talk about life’s problems. They support those bereaved by suicide, through the Support After Suicide Partnership (SASP).