Southwark Mental Health

South East London Mind provides the following mental health services in the London borough of Southwark. These services are available to residents in the borough of Southwark only.

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Being Dad

These friendly groups are for expectant and new dads or men with parenting responsibility.

Black River Counselling - currently closed

Black River counselling is a free online service supporting people of Black African/African-Caribbean heritage during these challenging times.

Information service for mental health support in Lambeth and Southwark

Information Service

The Information Service provides a confidential telephone and email signposting service for people experiencing mental health difficulties, their families, professionals and people in the community.

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Low Cost Counselling

The Low Cost Counselling team are volunteer trainees in the later stages of their training as well as qualified therapists.

Mindful Mums

Mindful Mums’ award-winning wellbeing groups help women look after their own mental wellbeing during pregnancy and the first year of their baby’s life. As well as our usual groups, we also offer groups for young mums, mums from ethnically diverse backgrounds and LGBTQ+ parents.

Southwark Women's Forum

The Southwark Women’s Forum is a monthly support group facilitated by and for women who have experienced or are experiencing challenges with their mental health.

Telephone Befriending

A friendly, safe and confidential telephone befriending service. This includes a regular weekly 30-minute chat with the same volunteer for up to 3 months.

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Suicide Bereavement Service

This service supports people who have lost someone to suicide in Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.

Helpful Resources

In addition to our Emergency Support page, please see our useful resources for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis in Lambeth and Southwark.