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Key mental health information and links

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Trying to find services in Harrow which could help you, a friend or a member of your family? Take a look at
Harrow Mental Health Directory Online

Easy to use searches for over 100 Harrow services, including counselling/therapy, specialist NHS services, minority ethnic community organisations, support for carers, benefits & housing and self-help groups.

Over 20 Harrow factsheets on topics such as schizophrenia, sleeping problems, self-harm and depression.

Also, if you can't find what you are seeking in Harrow, the directory has around 100 National organisations which may be able to help.

For information on welfare benefits, housing and other financial issues, visit our Mind Your Money! web links page.

Support in a Crisis

CNWL Single Point of Access Tel: 0800 0234 650

The Single Point of Access offers mental health triage for routine, urgent and emergency referrals, information and advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days per year. It is available to those living in Brent, Harrow, Hillingdon, Kensington and Chelsea, and Westminster. People can refer themselves, or make enquiries on behalf of a family member or friend. The team will also take referrals from GPs, statutory services such as the police and London Ambulance service, and non-statutory services such as housing associations, as well as other professionals.

The team consists of qualified clinicians who are knowledgeable about different services and options. This helps callers to be directed to the most appropriate service to meet their needs. The team provides advice and guidance through a triage process, where the urgency of care required is assessed. The team also have the ability to book appointments for new referrals to see one of the community mental health teams.

Harrow Home Treatment Team Tel: 020 8869 2690

The team helps avoid admission to a mental health inpatient ward by supporting people in acute mental crisis in their homes. The Harrow Home Treatment team has doctors, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists and support workers who are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to support patients, carers and their families.

Samaritans (24 hrs)
To speak to someone in confidence for emotional support.
National Tel: 08457 90 90 90
Or click here for the Samaritans website.

Samaritans Harrow Tel: 020 8427 7777
You can also drop-in into to see someone at the Samaritans Centre, 44 Station Road (opposite the Civic Centre) between 10am-9.30pm
Click here for a Map.

Accident & Emergency (A&E) Tel: 020 8864 3232
Northwick Park Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow HA1 3UJ

NHS Direct Tel: 0845 4647
Staffed by nurses who offer medical advice and information.
Or click here for NHS Direct Online website

There are also two walk-in centres (8am-8pm daily) and one urgent care centre (24/7) in Harrow. These are for minor illnesses and injuries that require urgent treatment. No appointment is needed, just walk in.

General Sources of Mental Health Information

Harrow Mental Health Directory Online
National Mind
Mental Health Foundation
SANE
Rethink (previously the National Schizophrenia Fellowship)
Bipolar UK 

Online support

Elefriends - an online community where you can be yourself
Big White Wall - Harrow's online counselling & support service


Harrow Services

Counselling Services in Harrow
You may find it a useful starting point, to read info from our online directory, which is regularly updated:

List of low cost counselling services in Harrow

Factsheet - Finding a therapist or counsellor

Find a registered counsellor or therapist

Advocacy Service - (Brent & Harrow) Tel: 020 8900 2221
Loud & Clear
Wembley Point, 1 Harrow Road, Wembley HA9 6DE

Benefits & Debt Tel: 020 8420 9688
Citizens Advice Bureau - Benefits Service
Civic Centre, Area 8, Milton Road, Harrow HA1 1XX

Harrow Association of Disabled People (HAD) Tel: 020 8861 9920
Ground Floor, Bentley House, 15-21 Headstone Drive, Wealdstone HA3 5QX

Housing & Homelessness  Tel: 020 8861 4079
Citizens Advice Bureau - Housing Advice Centre
Civic Centre, Area 8, Milton Road, Harrow HA1 1XX

Medicines Helpline  Tel: 020 8206 7270
A service for CNWL patients and/or carers following outpatient attendance or discharge from hospital that allows them to speak to pharmacists regarding any questions about their medication.
The helpline number can be contacted Monday-Friday 9am-5.15pm (outside these hours please leave a message and we will call back you back). You can also email medinfo.cnwl@nhs.net.

Harrow Mental Health Service (Central North West London Mental Health Trust)
Harrow Advice Together
Harrow Carers
NHS Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group   
London Borough of Harrow

Other Mind branches

Barnet Mind
Brent Mind
Hillingdon Mind
Herts Mind Network