Mental Health

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The Healthy London Partnership (HLP) has developed a range of materials designed to support GPs if they suspect someone may be experiencing a first episode of psychosis. Download the materials from the HLP website.


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Social services

ADHD Clinic – Adult

Adult ADHD services

Adult Autism Diagnostic and Consultation Service

Diagnostic and consultation for adults with autism

Adult Gender Identity Clinic

Offers counselling psychology, endocrinology, speech language therapy to adults and young adults from 17 years and 9 months and above

Adult Safeguarding

Extra support services for adult patients with physical, visual, hearing or learning disabilities

Age UK Islington: Wellbeing in 1

Support for adults of all ages experiencing a health or wellbeing challenge

Association for Postnatal Illness (APNI)

Helpline support for those suffering from postnatal illness

Benzodiazepine and Opiate Withdrawal Service (BOWS)

Specialist support to help patients reduce long-term use of benzodiazepines, sleeping tablet and opiates

Bereavement Services

Specialist support for adults, young people and specific adult groups

Better Lives: Drug and Alcohol Service

Drug and Alcohol Service

Brandon Centre: Young People and Families

Confidential help and advice for young people aged 12 to 25 and parenting support for their parents or carers

Camden, City, Islington and Westminster Bereavement Service (CCIWBS)

Free bereavement counselling for Islington residents

Choice and Control Peer Coaching Service

Coaching service

Complex Depression, Anxiety and Trauma Service (CDAT)

Supports individuals with complex depression, anxiety and trauma

Drayton Park Women's Crisis House and Resource Centre

Residential mental health crisis service for women who would otherwise be admitted to hospital

Duty Social Worker

For emergencies and out of hours

Early Intervention Service (EIS)

For people who have presented to specialist mental health services with a first episode of psychosis.

Eating Disorder Service

Secondary care specialist services for adults

Employment Support and Welfare Rights

Helping adults get back into work

Exercise on Referral

12-week programme of guided physical activity for patients with long-term health conditions

Growing Together - Support for Parents and Young Children

Psychological therapy to parents and carers of children aged one to five years

Highbury Grove Crisis House

Support service for short-term crisis interventions, including short-term residential stays and evening drop-in centre

Home Treatment Team – Mental Health Crisis Team for Older Adults

Specialist support and Treatment for elderly people in crisis

iCOPE Long-term Conditions Service

Focuses on working with anxiety and depression that is affecting physical health or self-management

iCope – Psychological Therapies

For adults presenting with depression & anxiety disorders including low mood, stress, worry, panic attacks & insomnia

Interpreting Services

Face-to-face, telephone interpreting and written translation services

Islington Assertive Outreach Team

Service for adults with history of psychotic disorders who may have had difficulty working with other teams and services

Islington Bereavement Service

Trained volunteers offer practical, social and emotional bereavement support

Islington Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Mental health assessment and intervention service for under 18s

Islington Practice Based Mental Health Service

Mental health assessment, advice and consultation in a primary care setting

Kooth: Online CYP Counselling Service

Online counselling and emotional wellbeing platform for children and young people

Navigation Service

Advice and support for patients to access local non-traditional services

North London Partners Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service (SPMHS)

Specialist mental health service for pregnant and postnatal women

Parent and Baby Psychology Service

Brief psychological interventions for new parents and parents to be

Personality Disorders

Community Clinical management for patients with diagnosis of personality disorders, including psychological support

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Providers of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (psychological support)

Recovery College

Mental and Physical Health and Well being related workshops, providing psychological support

Scope - Employment Services

Employment support for disabled patients

Sexual Problems

Service for people with sexual problems

Smoking Cessation

Community support to help people stop smoking

Social, Emotional and Mental Health Central Point of Access for Children and Young People (SEMH)

Social, emotional and mental health services for children and young people

The Maya Centre

Free counselling service for women

Traumatic Stress Clinic

Psychological treatment for people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Veterans' Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison (TIL) Service

Comprehensive mental health assessment and assertive treatment-advocacy service for veterans