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Mental health support services

  • What is mental health?

    This page explains what mental health means and how to incorporate changes in your everyday life to improve both your physical and mental health.

  • Mental health access and assessment team

    Do you know someone with a mental health diagnosis and a social care need? Information about the eligibility criteria and how Newham's social care mental health teams can assist you.

  • Health recovery teams

    East London NHS Foundation Trust run several mental health services in Newham. Find out how to obtain a mental health diagnosis or how to speak to a psychiatrist.

  • Crisis help

    If you or someone you know need urgent support or advice, there are services available. For more information, please read here.

  • General support

    Do you need some advice, support or help with your mental health? Please click here and enter your postcode to see what organisations may support you.

  • Direct payments

    A Direct Payment is money from your Local Authority that allows you to buy care services or items you need, instead of Social Care Staff organising this for you.

  • Carers assessment

    A Carers Assessment helps us understand the physical, emotional and practical impact that caring has on your life and to ensure that your needs are taken into account.