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Crisis Help

If you need help:

In an emergency - in a life or death situation ring 999 explain the problem and get help from the Ambulance, Fire or Police Services.

During surgery hours - contact your GP on the usual number and request an emergency appointment.

Outside of surgery hours - you can call NHS Direct 111 and the team will direct you to the most appropriate care.

Alternatively you can visit Newham's Emergency Department:

Glen Road
Plaistow
London
E13 8SL

There is a Mental Health Liaison Team based within the Emergency Department who will be able to offer you:

  • an assessment
  • advice
  • treatment based on your mental health

Mental Health Crisis / Out of Hours:


Newham - 24 Hour Mental Health Crisis Helpline


020 7540 6782

Call this number if you feel your mental health is deteriorating or if you are in distress and you need to contact a qualified mental health professional out of office hours


The Crisis Helpline can:

  • support and help you if you have mental health problems
  • provide accurate information and advice about local mental health services
  • communicate with other services or teams on your behalf if you wish
  • support you in a non-directive way, to empower and encourage you to take control of your own life and come to your own decisions


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