Over 18's borough guides

Southwark

Works with young people who are experiencing or at risk of sexual exploitation, going missing from home and being trafficked.

Phone
020 7700 2253
Referral
Self, Parents, Professional

UK's leading charity supporting those affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight & shape.

Phone
Youthline 0345 634 7650
Referral
Self, Parents, Professional
Website
http://www.b-eat.co.uk
Email

Young people’s sexual health charity. Provides a range of services to under 25’s at centres across London and the UK.

Phone
Helpline 0300 123 7123
Referral
Self
Website
http://www.brook.org.uk
Email

Works to prevent male suicide, provides support via helpline and website to those depressed, anxious, experiencing suicidal thoughts or at risk of suicide.

Phone
Helpline 0808 802 5858
Referral
Self

Help, support and advice for young people who act in abusive way towards their family or girlfriend or boyfriend, or worry that they may become abusive and hurt someone they care about.

Phone
020 8222 8281
Referral
Self, Professional

Works with 14-35 year olds experiencing psychosis

Phone
020 3228 2767
Referral
n/a
Website
n/a
Email

Faces in Focus is a young people’s Counselling Service for 11 – 25 year olds who mainly live, study or work in Southwark and Lambeth.
Young people can get help with issues such as:
education, training and employment
housing
welfare benefits
money management
domestic and sexual abuse
family issues
stress
anger

Phone
020 7403 2444
Referral
Self, Professional

Delivers a range of behaviour modification, crime prevention and personal development services to young people aged 8-25 years who are offenders or at risk of offending/re-offending. Promotes positive achievements as well as reinforcing the anti-knife, gun & violent crime message.

Phone
020 8662 4480
Referral
Self, Professional

HeadMeds gives young people general information about mental health medication.

Phone
n/a
Referral
Self, Family, Member Professional

Insight is a confidential support service for young people aged 11-24 living with of affected by drug and alcohol issues. Provides advice and information on harm reduction and prevention, as well as therapeutic interventions.

Living Well focuses on the development and delivery of innovative health services that reach and support people from a young age. If you’re aged between 13 and 25, we offer a wide range of services that might be right for you, all aimed at building your confidence and improving your self-esteem while raising awareness of important issues such as relationships and sexual health.

Phone
020 31 373 373
Referral
Self, Professional

For anyone aged 16-24 who is gang-involved or gang-affiliated to get support to exit

Phone
0207 021 0301
Referral
Self Professional

A service offering advice, support and treatment for young people (14 – 35 years) who are having psychological and emotional problems. This may be related to using drugs or alcohol, or physical illness or adjusting to a new environment. These changes could also be early symptoms of a mental health problem.

Phone
020 3228 7200
Referral
Self, Professional

Service for young people at risk of suicide.

Phone
01925 572 444 Or Hope Line 0800 068 4141
Referral
Self, Parent, Professional

Provides creative media sessions for people aged 16-30 accessing mental health services. Workshops promote collaboration, expression and the chance to build new skills in a creative environment.

Phone
0207 737 6103 / 0777 555 940
Referral
Professional

SAVU provides support for individuals aged 16 - 25 involved at risk from gang related activity or serious violence. They offer a range of interventions and clients are offered support in areas including education and training, substance misuse, finance and health.

Works to empower marginalised young black people through a range of projects and programmes across London, helping them to transform themselves and their communities.

Phone
020 7250 8322
Referral
Professional

A free app aimed at 12-25 year olds which gives instant information on topics such as mental health, drugs & alcohol, sex & relationships, etc

Supports women and girls affected by all forms of gendered violence including childhood sexual abuse, domestic violence, female genital mutilation, forced marriage, prostitution (including trafficking and sexual exploitation), rape/gang rape, honour based violence and war crimes.

Phone
Advice Line: free 0808 801 0660. Sexual Violence Helpline: free 0808 801 0770
Referral
Self, Professional

Offers information to young people and children, their parents and professionals about mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Phone
020 7089 5050
Referral
Self, Parents, Professionals