Depression, Anxiety & Stress
One You Merton
One You Merton can help you discover simple steps to look after your mental health and wellbeing, deal with stress and anxiety, boost your mood, improve your sleep and help you feel more in control.
South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust have commissioned two Recovery Cafes for residents in South West London. They offer safe, inclusive and welcoming spaces for people who are struggling to cope with their mental health during the evening and weekends when other services may be closed.
Hestia’s Recovery Cafe – Recoverycafe@hestia.org
Sunshine Recovery Cafe – firstname.lastname@example.org
Catch22 brings support out of clinical settings to engage and support young people on their terms in non-stigmatised locations.
Telephone: 020 3701 8641
Talk To Us Off The Record
When things feel really overwhelming, you might feel very alone. You might feel desperate for help, but find that the idea of having to book appointments, get out of the house or that the idea of going and ‘talking’ to someone is impossible. That’s where our online support services comes in; it gives you the opportunity to get things off your chest in your own time and on your own terms.
Wimbledon Guild aim to improve the lives of people who live, work or study in Merton to help them live their life to the full. Their team of caring and friendly staff and volunteers are there to listen, understand the needs and concerns, and support patients with mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.
30-32 Worple Road
London SW19 4EF
Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:00
Telephone: 020 8946 0735
They’re leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges. They make sure you get the best possible mental health support and have the resilience to overcome life’s difficulties.
Parent Helpline: 0808 802 5544
Young person help: Text ‘YM’ to 85258
Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.
Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.
Telephone: 0300 5000 927
They offer a wide range of effective treatments and talking therapies that will support you to understand and manage your mental health problem, so you can start to live a full and positive life again.
If you are feeling overwhelmed, stressed or anxious then you are not on your own.
Sutton Uplift offers a service that may help you feel positive again.
Telephone: 0800 032 1411
Talk off The Record
Off the Record offers young people individual, face-to-face and online counselling across all three boroughs.
Telephone: 020 8251 0251
South West London Recovery Cafés
Help adults (18 years+) with mental health issues from the south west London boroughs of Wandsworth, Merton, Sutton, Richmond and Kingston.
There is no need to book or have a formal referral; just turn up during opening hours. You can also ring ahead if you need any support around travelling to the café or would like to speak to a member of staff beforehand.
Sunshine Recovery Café
296a Kingston Road
London SW20 8LX
Telephone: 07908 436617
Tooting Recovery Café
966 Garratt Lane
Telephone: 07794 394920
Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 6 – 11pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays, noon – 11pm
Merton Uplift is a free integrated Primary Care Mental Health service accessible to anyone living in the borough of Merton or registered with a Merton GP who are 18 years and over. They support anyone who has a mental health or wellbeing need.
Telephone: 020 3513 5888
The helpline is for men in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support. Open 17:00 – midnight, 365 days a year.
Nationwide Telephone: 0800 58 58 58
London Telephone: 0808 802 58 58
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Telephone: 116 123
Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Telephone: 0300 123 3393