Bexley mental health services

How to get help: Bexley Mental Health Services

Emergency help

For current service users in Bexley:

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
Orpington
Kent
BR6 8ND
Tel: 01689 863486

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

Darent Valley Hospital
Darent Wood Road
Dartford
Kent
DA2 8DA
Tel: 01322 428100

At evenings (after 5pm) and at weekends you can also get emergency help by calling the on-call social worker on 020 8303 7777.

You can also call the National Schizophrenia Fellowship helpline for Bexley. The English speaking helpline (0808 808 3333) is available Monday to Friday, 6pm - 12am. The Asian speaking helpline (0808 800 2673) is available on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6pm - 9pm and Tuesday to Friday 12pm - 3pm.

Adult mental health services

During normal working hours (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) you can telephone the Bexley Locality Mental Health Service on 01322 356100

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

Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)

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

Older adults mental health services

If you are a current service user you can contact the Bexleyheath Centre:

4 Emerton Close
Bexleyheath
Kent
DA6 8DX

Tel: 020 8301 7900

for help and advice during office hours Monday to Friday: 9am – 17:00pm, Saturday: 17:00 – 20:00pm, and Sunday: 9am – 17:00pm.

Learning disability services

Bexley Learning Disability Team is a multi disciplinary team of professionals based at Adult Learning Disability Service, 3rd Floor, ‘B’ block, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Frognal Avenue, Sidcup DA14 6LT.

The team can be contacted Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm, on 020 8269 3300. If you need assistance out of office hours, please call 020 8303 7777 for the duty social work team.