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Your spotlight on local services

Mental Health Support and Resources

NELFT: Talking Therapies

Talking therapies are confidential treatments delivered by trained and accredited practitioners. They can help with common mental health problems like stress, anxiety and depression.

You can self-refer via their website or by calling 0300 300 1554 and choosing option 3.

Havering Mind

Havering Mind understand there are worries and concerns regarding the current development of the Coronavirus pandemic. At this challenging time, their efforts at Havering Mind are focused towards the support of their service users, the resilience of service arrangements and to ensuring the safety of clients, volunteers and staff alike.

Telephone: 01708 457040
Email: reach.us@haveringmind.org.uk

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK is a national charity that helps those affected by anxiety, stress, and anxiety-based depression.

Telephone: 03444 775 774
Text: 07537 416 905


Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. If you are struggling with an eating disorder, they offer a range of options to seek support.

Telephone: 0808 801 0677
Email: help@beateatingdisorders.org.uk


Samaritans is a charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in distress or at risk of suicide. You can call them for free on 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org for a reply within 24 hours.


SANE operates SANEline, a national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support and guidance. If you are experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else, you can call on 0300 304 7000.

Young Minds

Young Minds is a charity committed to support young minds, whatever their challenges. They operate a textline service offering support for young people--to access, text YM to 85258.

They also offer support for parents concerned about their child's mental health as well. If you need support, you can call 0808 802 5544 or contact them via the website.

Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham
Lifeline House
25 Neville Road
Dagenham, Essex RM8 3QS