There are lots of ways our mental health and ability to cope can be affected, especially in times of conflict, trauma and extreme change. We want you to know there is support available for you if you need it.  

Mental health conditions include anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. In the UK, doctors are trained to give guidance and treatment on emotional and mental health as well as physical health. You can speak to them about this.  

For further support

Call a charity called Mind on 0300 123 3393, text them on 86463 or visit You can also call a charity called Samaritans on 116 123 or email  

Children and young people can call the North London 24/7 CAMHS crisis line on 0800 151 0023 

You can also visit the mental health Camden website for further information and support. 

If you need urgent medical assistance for a mental health crisis and are worried about your safety, you can visit an Accident & Emergency (A&E) department at a hospital (also known as an emergency department or casualty). To find your closest A&E, visit the in a medical emergency webpage.

In Camden you can also contact the Camden and Islington crisis line on 0800 917 3333 (available 24 hours per day) if you have concerns about hurting yourself or feel unsafe and need immediate support. In an emergency, call 999.