Mental Health

Healthy London Partnership has developed a range of materials designed to support GPs if they suspect someone may be experiencing a first episode of psychosis. Visit the page to download the materials.

Mental Capacity Act template

The template was designed by a pan-London working group as part of the London GP MCA quality improvement project. To use the template, download the files from the IT Tools page.


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Accident & Emergency

Local Accident & Emergency contact information for all urgent medical, surgical and psychiatric problems in adults and children

ADHD Clinic – Adult

Adult ADHD services

Adult Autism Service

Diagnostic and consultation for adults with autism

Adult Gender Identity Clinic

Offers counselling psychology, endocrinology, speech language therapy to adults and young adults from 17 years and 9 months and above

Affected Other's Support – CGL Some Space

Support for families/partners affected by someone else's drug and alcohol misuse

Age UK Camden Counselling

Counselling service for older citizens


Alcohol-related services for Camden

Alexandra Centre – Learning Difficulties & Young People

Further education for 16–25-year-olds with profound and multiple learning difficulties

Assertive Outreach Team

Service for adults with history of psychotic disorders who may have had difficulty working with other teams and services

Association for Postnatal Illness (APNI)

Helpline support for those suffering from postnatal illness

Autism Outreach Service

24-hour support for those on the autism spectrum or with Asperger's Syndrome


Specialist support for adults, young people and specific ethnic groups

Books on Prescription

Self-help books aimed at people with moderate mental health problems

Brandon Centre – Young People and Families

Confidential help and advice for young people aged 12–25 and parenting support for their parents or carers

Camden Community Drug Service

Open-access specialist drug service for patients over 18

Camden Learning Disabilities Service

Health and social care support for adults with a learning disability

Camden Mental Health Assessment and Advice Team (CMHAAT)

Comprehensive assessment of mental health and social care needs, including urgent concerns

Camden Recovery Service

Supporting Camden residents in recovery from drug misuse and/or living in Camden's hostel pathway

Camden Specialist Drug Service

Support for misuse of opiates, stimulants and other illegal and prescribed drugs

CHIP – Camden Health Improvement Practice

Medical services for homeless people and those with substance misuse and mental health issues

Choices Islington

Advisory sessions on unplanned pregnancy and counselling for those struggling to cope with a voluntary/involuntary pregnancy termination.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Advice for people who work, live or study in Camden, including advice on benefits, housing, employment, debt

Dementia Services

Personalised information and signposting to people with dementia, their families and carers

Dependency recovery – REST

Support for adults with insomnia and experiencing difficulties due to taking benzodiazepines, tranquilisers, sleeping pills or other 'Z' dru

Drugs and Alcohol – Young People

Forward (FWD) specialist drug and alcohol service for young people, with incorporated secondary care CAMHS support

Duty Social Worker

For emergencies and out of hours

Early Help: Children, Young People & Families

Social support to identify and respond to emerging problems for children, young people and families

Early Intervention Service (EIS)

For people who have presented to specialist mental health services with first episode of psychosis

Eating Disorders Services

Secondary care specialist services for young people and adults

Employment Support Services

Helping adults to get back into work

Fatigue Service

Diagnostic and management service for CFS/ME at Royal Free

Fitzrovia Youth in Action

Peer education and peer-mentoring services for young people aged 14–19

Fulfilling Lives: Complex Homeless Case Management

Intensive support for people who have chaotic engagement

Grief Encounter

Information, guidance and support to bereaved children and their carers after a bereavement

Grip Club Drugs

Service for patients with 'club drug' issues

Healthy Minds Community Programme

Workshops and courses for all within Camden to improve wellbeing

Henna Asian Women's Group

Befriending service for Asian women and men over 65 to reduce isolation and increase access to mainstream services

Homelessness Outreach Support

Outreach for those who engage in 'street activity', including food bank

Hopscotch Asian Women's Centre

Support services for Asian women

Housing Support Services

Advice and information on finding a home and avoiding homelessness

iCope – Psychological Therapies

Free advice for adults with a wide range of mental and physical problems, including stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia

IESO – Talking Therapy

Online talking therapy service for those struggling with depression, anxiety and other emotional problems

Insomnia Clinic

For patients with sleep problems and related disorders at Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine

Interpreting Services

Face-to-face and telephone interpreting services and written translation service

Mayford and Peperfield Day Centre

Community activities for adults with profound and multiple disabilities

Memory – Camden Integrated Care Service (CICS)

Specialist service for early assessment and intervention for memory problems (including dementia)

Mental Health Act (MHA) Sectioning

Helps to determine whether the patient has a severe mental disorder and needs treatment under the MHA

Mental Health Care of Older People (MHCOP)

Community-based service for older adults with mental illness and/or memory problems

Mental Health Crisis Resolution Teams

Home-based assessment and treatment for urgent mental health problems

Mental Health Recovery Teams

Supporting recovery of people with psychotic illnesses

Mental Wellbeing Centre – the Hub

Leisure activities, psychological support and therapy for patients with mental health needs

Mindfulness Based Therapies

Courses to help patients receive psychological support for chronic pain, stress and depression

Minority Services: Irish

Mental and physical health advice for Irish patients

MOSAIC (Service for Disabled Children)

Integrated service for children and young people with disabilities

Multilingual Mental Health Service: Nafsiyat

Culturally sensitive therapies, including language support

North London Partners Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service (SPMHS)

Specialist mental health services for pregnant and postnatal women

Open Minded (CAMHS)

For young people (under-18s) and their families affected by behavioural disorders and emotional and mental health problems, including parent

Opiate Withdrawal

Planned or emergency opiate detoxification

Paediatric Gender Identity Clinic

Specialist service for under 18s

Parent and Carer Counselling Service (PCCS)

Free counselling service for parents and carers

Parent-Infant Project

Psychotherapy focusing on parent-infant relationships, including parenting support

Personality Disorders

Community clinical management for patients with diagnosis of personality disorder, including psychological support

Phoenix Wellbeing & Recovery Service

Mind in Camden's activities for those with mental health issues

Physical/Cognitive Disabilities: Exercise (Target)

Exercise programme for adults with long-term physical or cognitive difficulty

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Providers of psychodynamic psychotherapy (psychological support)

Psychology Stroke Service

Support for people who have had a stroke and/or their carers

Recovery College

Mental and physical health and wellbeing-related workshops, providing psychological support

Scope – Employment Services

Employment services for disabled patients

Self-harm Support

Self-harm peer support group for young women and female to male transgender young people

Sexual Health Clinics

Open access: Camden residents can choose from services across London

Sexual Problems

Service for people with sexual problems

Sleep Clinic

Sleep services at local hospitals.

Social Services

For adults in need of social-care support

Spectrum Homelessness Day Centre

Day centre for single, homeless people

Speech and Language Therapy

Community SLT for adults with complex neurological need and mental health problems

Stop Smoking

Community support to help people stop smoking

Team Around the Practice (TAP)

Practice-based service for patients whose psychological needs have not been met by mental health services (includes social prescribing)

The Camden Society

Supporting those with learning disabilities in housing, employment and learning services

The Rivers Crisis House

Short-term urgent care for informal clients in a therapeutic environment

Traumatic Stress Clinic

Psychological treatment for people with post-traumatic stress disorder

Women and Health

Affordable treatments for local women, including psychological support

            Dr Jasmin Malik, clinical lead for Mental Health

Clinical Lead

Dr Jasmin Malik

            Dr Alex Warner, clinical lead for Mental Health

Clinical Lead

Dr Alex Warner

Events View Upcoming

CEPN Mental Health Services Signposting

17th Jan 2019

CEPN Managing Suicidal Conversations – Various Dates

15th Jan 2019

UCLH Evening Seminar – Suicide – Self Harm

18th Dec 2018

Why MCA? Mental Health Capacity Act

12th Nov 2018

CEPN Mental Health Services Signposting

6th Nov 2018

Why MCA? Mental Health Capacity Act

19th Oct 2018

CEPN Mental Health Services Signposting

18th Oct 2018

CamEd September Event at the RCGP

27th Sep 2018

The Lighthouse Open Evenings (various dates)

25th Sep 2018

CEPN Mental Health Services Signposting

18th Sep 2018

Quality Improvement Network Event – Mental Health

13th Sep 2018

Why Mental Capacity Act? CEPN Training Event

6th Jul 2018

Digital Mental-health Training for Children and Young People

22nd Mar 2018

Suicide Prevention: stakeholder workshop

20th Mar 2018

Mental Capacity Act Conference at UCLH

20th Feb 2018

Dementia Training for Practice Managers

13th Feb 2018

CamEd April event at the RCGP

20th Apr 2017

IESO Digital Health: Managing common mental health disorders in primary care

16th Feb 2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

4th Oct 2016

Mental Health First Aid Training 27th & 28th Sept

27th Sep 2016

Mental Health First Aid Training 20th & 21st Sept

20th Sep 2016

Mental Health First Aid Training 19th & 20th Sept

19th Sep 2016

National Institute for Health Research Primary Care Research Event

17th May 2016

Health Checks, Frail & Elderly Session, Bite-size Behaviour Change for GPs and Practice Nurses & Membership Summit

20th Apr 2016

The Age of Anxiety

18th Mar 2016

Young people's mental health GP study afternoon

24th Feb 2016

Mental Health Training Event

17th Dec 2014

End-of-Life Care & Dementia

19th Mar 2014

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Last updated: Sep 21st, 2018
Review date: Sep 28th, 2018