Mental Health Directory
Access information on mental health services in Harrow.
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SWiSH Mental Health Information Helpline
Contact: Leah Robertson, Support & Wellbeing Information Worker
Email us for information or Telephone: 020 8426 0929
Our Mental Health Information Helpline provides information on services available for vulnerable residents with enduring mental health needs. We offer information on and signposting to local services, such as benefits and housing advice, counselling services and health and social care services. We offer a confidential, empathic, and culturally sensitive approach and one-to-one support.
You can ring us if you need talk to someone for some emotional support. We are open from Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.00pm, although the line may be on voicemail for short periods.
For information on the web about Harrow's mental health services you can visit the Mental Health Information Directory.
The Mental Health Information Helpline is part of the Support & Wellbeing Information Service Harrow (SWiSH), which is a Care Act 2014 service commissioned by Harrow Council. SWiSH is for anyone in Harrow aged 18 years and over looking for ways to keep safe and well. It can also respond to enquiries from staff in local organisations. This service is run by a Harrow Community Action consortium of 5 local charities: Age UK Harrow, HAD, Harrow Carers, Harrow Mencap and Mind in Harrow.
Previously, the mental health information service has produced a Welfare Rights Bulletin called Mind Your Money!. This bulletin provides up to date information about welfare changes for people in Harrow experiencing mental health problems, as well as where to get advice if you need it. You can read and download the most recent bulletin (from December 2015) here.
If you are interested in volunteering with us and can commit to half a day per week over a period of 12 months then please look at the volunteering pages on this website. You will need to complete and send in the application form as shown. The next volunteering training sessions will take place on the 22nd, 27th and 29th of June 2017, at Harrow Baptist Church, College Road, from 10am to 4pm.