Depression, Anxiety & Stress

ELFT (East London Foundation Trust)

ELFT Provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children , young people, adults of working age , older adults and forensic services to the city of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets , Bedfordshire and Luton.

Telephone: 01582 708999

Website: www.elft.nhs.uk

Email: elft.communications@nhs.net

Mental Health Emergency

If you are already known to the Trust’s mental health services, and feel you are becoming unwell, contact the named person who is responsible for your care or call the service responsible for your care. Their contact details will be at the top of letters sent to you or on the service leaflet. You can look up our services here but not all have their own emergency or out of hour numbers.

Mental Health Emergency / Out of Hours

If you feel your mental health is deteriorating or if you are in distress and you need to contact a health professional out of office hours, you can call one of the numbers below for the borough you live in:

* For Bedfordshire – call 01234 315691

* For Luton – call 01582 538631

The mental health teams can also be accessed via A&E if you have a crisis situation.

Living Life

A free program anyone can sign up to. Great for those who want to work at that own speed or can’t get to a venue for appointments easily.

Telephone: 01360 661 078

Website: www.llttf.com

Rethink

Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: info@rethink.org

Tokko

Tokko is a dynamic charity based in Luton town centre which supports young people aged 13-19 (up to 24 with disabilities) across the town and locally to advance in life, feel safe and bring a reality to their imaginative ideas.

Telephone: 01582 544990

Website: www.tokko.co.uk

Email: info@tokko.co.uk

Total Wellbeing Luton: Talking Therapies

Making a positive difference through Talking Therapies.

We’re here to help. Whatever the cause of your anxiety or depression, sharing your problems could be the first step to recovery.

Telephone: 0300 555 4152

Website: www.totalwellbeingluton.nhs.uk

Kooth

Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.

Website: kooth.com

Mind

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

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Total Wellbeing Luton

Luton Wellbeing Service can help support people with a number of conditions, including the ones listed below:

  • Depression and low self esteem
  • Generalised anxiety disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Health Anxiety
  • Social Phobia
  • Panic
  • Agoraphobia
  • Phobia
  • Living with long term health conditions

Telephone: 0300 555 4152

Website: www.totalwellbeingluton.org

Young Minds

Young Minds exists so that young people have the strongest possible voice in improving their mental health. Sections for Young people and also for parents and a parents’ helpline.

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk