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Mental Health Support

Local mental health services

Adults Counselling, advice and support

Sutton Counselling

A community based counselling service providing counselling to anyone aged over 18 years.

020 8661 7869

Sutton Mental Health Foundation

A local charity that supports people who experience mental distress and their carers.

020 8770 0172

South West London & St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust

If you need general advice and support with your mental health, you can visit the Trust’s Advice and Support page.

Sutton ALPS 

A partnership of local organisations who provide free, independent, impartial and confidential advice (Citizens advice, Age UK and Carers Centre).

Sutton ALPS accepts self referrals, find out more here

0208 254 2616


A partnership of local organisations who provide advice and support to those experiencing domestic abuse.Transform accepts self referrals:

020 8092 7569

Good Thinking

A range of online resources and tools to support mental health and wellbeing.


A national charity providing advice, support and information around mental health issues including self-harm.


Adults Mental health support

General Practice

You should contact your GP if you have concerns about your mental health.

Sutton Uplift

Uplift accepts self referrals from people with a mental health or wellbeing need, whether this is due to emotional difficulties or life stressors.

0800 032 1411 (Freephone)   

020 3513 4044 (charged at network rate)

South West London & St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust

South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust provides mental health services for adults and children, both in community and in-patient facilities.


Adults Crisis support

NHS Choices

If you feel that you can’t cope, are thinking about suicide or self-harm, or experience hallucinations and hearing voices, find out how to get help from NHS Choices. In an emergency call 999

South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust

If you are already a patient at South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust, between the hours of 9am-5pm Monday to Friday you should call the mental health team that looks after you.

24/7 Mental Health Support Line

The Mental Health Support Line offers emotional support and advice to people who are affected by urgent mental health issues, at any time of the day or night. It is open to everyone: both children and adults of all ages, and to people who haven’t previously accessed mental health services. You can call them on, 0800 028 8000 24 hours a day.


Children and Young People - Counselling and online support

Off the Record

Free counselling service for young people aged 11-25 in Sutton.

Email them at or call one of the below numbers.

  • 020 8680 8899 - Monday-Friday / 9am-5pm

  • 020 8175 6776 - Saturday / 10am-1pm


Free online counselling available to all young people over the age of 11 in Sutton.

Monday-Friday / 12pm-10pm Saturday-Sunday / 6pm-10pm

Sutton School Nursing Service

Emotional & physical health advice for young people who live and go to school Sutton.

020 8770 4409 - Monday-Friday / 9am-4pm


Free support service for anyone in the UK aged under 19.

0800 1111

Every day / 9am-midnight

Getting It On

Advice and service information for 13-19 year olds on sexual and mental health issues, drugs & alcohol and relationship problems.


Useful information and advice

Sutton CAMHS

CAMHS is for children and young people under 18 years of age, their parents/carers and other professionals who work with them.

020 3513 3800 - Monday-Friday / 9am-5pm


Children and Young People - Crisis support

For advice on young people and children's mental health, visit the Young people and children's mental health page


Mental health support and advice services

There are a number of services that can provide you and/or your family with mental health support when you need it.

You should see your GP if you have concerns about:

  • depression

  • anxiety

  • feelings related to change

  • feelings related to bereavement

  • feelings related to personal and family problems

  • your mental health

You may be referred to local NHS psychological therapies.

If you live in the London Borough of Sutton or you are registered with a Sutton GP and you are aged 18 years or over, you may be referred to the Sutton Uplift service.

Uplift supports anyone who has a mental health or wellbeing need, whether this is due to emotional difficulties or life stressors. Sutton Uplift also accepts self referrals.

Sutton Crisis Cafe

The Sutton Crisis Café is for anyone over 18 in the London Borough of Sutton who is experiencing a mild to moderate mental health crisis. You may feel you are heading into a crisis and want some support to keep yourself well, or you may have been struggling for a while.

Address: 63 Downs Road Belmont Sutton SM2 5NR
Opening times: Open 7 days a week, 6:30pm to 11pm (last admission 10:30pm)

Visit to find out more, call 0800 012 9802 or email


Recovery Cafés

The Recovery cafes for Sutton residents are based in Tooting and Wimbledon and are there to help adults (18 years+) with mental health issues. You don't need to book or have a formal referral. You just need to turn up. You can also ring ahead if you need any support around travelling to the café or would like to speak with a member of staff beforehand.

Opening Hours:  Monday to Friday 6pm - 11pm, Saturday Sunday and Bank holidays 12noon - 11pm

Tooting Recovery Cafe

966 Garratt Lane, London SW17 0ND. Email: or call 07794 394 920

Sunshine Recovery Café

296a Kingston Rd, London SW20 8LX. Email: or call 07908 436 617


Support for severe and complex mental health issues

If you have mental health problems, 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 them.

Find out more about your care programme and support with NHS Choices.