Greenwich mental health services

How to get help: Greenwich Mental Health Services

Emergency help

For current service users in Greenwich:

As part of your care planning, your care coordinator (the main person who is currently helping you) should give you detailed information on how to get in touch with the mental health services when required.

If it is an emergency, and you are unable to contact your care-coordinator, you can call the 24- hour Mental Health Urgent Advice Line on 0800 330 8590.

You can also get emergency help at your nearest Accident and Emergency department:

Princess Royal University Hospital
Farnborough Common
Tel: 01689 863486

Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Stadium Road
SE18 4QH
Tel: 020 8836 4360/1 

After 5pm and at the weekend you can get emergency help by calling the on-call social worker on 020 8854 8888.

You can also call Family Action, which provides counselling for parents and young people on 020 8310 6570.

Adult mental health services

During normal working hours (Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm) you can telephone the Greenwich Locality Mental Health Service on:

Ferryview Health Centre (Woolwich)
020 8319 5500

The Heights (Charlton)
020 8269 4110

If necessary, arrangements will be made for you to have an assessment.

Bexley Crisis Café

The Bexley Crisis Café is a safe and friendly place that you can come to if you are experiencing severe emotional or psychological distress. It is a place to meet others with similar problems and to access mental health support and advice from mental health and wellbeing professionals.

The Crisis Café is open outside of usual mental health service hours, and covers Bexley and Greenwich.

Visit the Bexley Crisis Café services page.

Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)

If you wish to discuss a referral about your child, please telephone Greenwich CAMHS on 020 3260 5200.