Help in a Crisis 0800 731 2864

Hear Us Croydon / Help in a Crisis 0800 731 2864

24 hour helplines

Helpline for residents of the London Borough of Croydon.
Mental Health Support Crisis Line (24/7)
Tel: 0800 731 2864

Help in a crisis: If you are concerned about an immediate risk of harm – either to yourself or someone else – then phone 999. Here are some of the other ways you can get help if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.

The 24-hour Mental Health Helpline for South East London

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) 24-hour free telephone line to support anyone in Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham and Croydon experiencing mental distress.

The helpline is a significant step forward in helping people who are going through a mental health crisis and will be the first 24/7 telephone service for the trust.

Samaritans (24/7)

Tel: 020 8681 6666 (Croydon) or 08457 909090 (National)
Support and advice if you need someone to talk to.
Or click here for the Samaritans website.


6pm-11pm daily
Tel: 0845 767 8000

NHS 111

Tel: 111
Staffed by nurses who offer medical advice and information.
Or click here for the NHS 111 website.