Mental health support in Sutton for Adults
There are a number of services, both nationally and locally that can provide support.
Speak to your GP or Practice Nurse
If you have concerns about:
- feelings related to change
- feelings related to bereavement
- feelings related to personal and family problems
- your mental health
you should see your GP or practice nurse who may refer you to your local NHS psychological therapies.
You may be referred to the Sutton Uplift service or you can refer yourself. Find out more about the Sutton Uplift service.
Find out more about the main types of therapies with NHS Choices:
Support for severe and complex mental health issues
You're entitled to an assessment of your needs with a mental healthcare professional and to have a care plan that's regularly reviewed by that professional. Find out more about your care programme and support with NHS Choices.
You may also ask for an assessment of your care and support needs from us.
Support in a crisis
If you no longer feel able to cope or feel great emotional distress, are thinking about suicide or self-harm, or experience hallucinations and hearing voices - find out how to get help in a crisis from NHS Choices.
Services that can provide support
Age UK in Sutton provides support for older people, their families and carers, this includes mental health and wellbeing support.
BACP is a membership organisation that sets standards for therapeutic practice. Their online directory can be used to locate a professional counsellor, who will usually charge for their services.
The Volunteer Centre Sutton provides a befriending service for people aged over 18 years. The service is currently provided by telephone and supports people with anxiety and lower level mental health concerns.
Child Bereavement UK supports families when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.
Cruse is a bereavement support service for adults and children.
A range of resources and tools to support mental health and wellbeing.
Home-Start Sutton offers a range of support services designed to meet the needs of local children and families including mental health support.
Advice, support and information around mental health issues including self-harm.
The Sutton Carers Centre provides a range of specialist mental health services for carers They have a specialist mental health team, counselling and wellbeing services, complementary therapies available at reduced rates and carers support groups including a Carers of People with Mental Health Issues group.
A community based counselling service providing counselling to anyone aged over 18 years.
Sutton Mental Health Foundation offers support to people who experience mental distress and their carers.
A free service for anyone in Sutton experiencing difficulties and symptoms related to stress, anxiety and depression.
A leading provider of mental health services across West London, the trust provides a variety of mental health services for adults and children, both in community and in-patient facilities.
If you need more general advice and support with your mental health, please see the Advice and support page.
Discussion group on issues around pregnancy, new parenthood and mental health.