A CAMHS duty worker is available for consultation to young people and professionals on 0203 513 3800 (Monday to Fridays between 9 am and 5 pm).

  • Young people are advised to follow any personalised safety plan which has been created with their care coordinator.
  • Monday to Friday 5pm – 11pm and On Weekends and Bank Holidays 9am – 11pm, young people can contact the SLP CAMHS crisis line Telephone: 0203 228 5980.
  • If young people need advice outside of those hour’s we recommend contacting the dedicated SWLSTG Mental Health Support Line on 0800 028 8000 or NHS 111. 


Young people/ Families should NOT attend A&E unless they require urgent / emergency medical attention. If young people are considering the need to attend A&E for mental health reasons, they should call us on the  above crisis numbers in the first instance.


Professionals I can contact when I am struggling or feeling unsafe:

  • CAMHS Duty Clinician: 0203 513 3800 (Monday to Fridays between 9 am and 5 pm).
  • CAMHS Crisis Line: 0203 228 5980
  • Samaritans (Freephone): 116 123
  • ChildLine (Free and confidential 24-hour helpline): 0800 1111 or visit
  • Young Minds free parent helpline: 0808 802 5544 or visit
  • Papyrus HOPEline: 0800 068 41 41

If I still feel unwell / feel unsafe / suicidal I will visit the A&E department or call 999


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