Emotional wellbeing

Support for mums and families during pregnancy and after birth is available from these organisations listed by the Maternal Mental Health Alliance.

Coronavirus and pregnancy FAQs from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology including about vaccines.

Lambeth Talking Therapies: Links to online referrals for a range of online psychological therapies.

NHS Every Mind Matters: Here everyone can access their own Mind Plan to help boost mood, reduce stress, and stay more in control.

Home-Start Lambeth: Support and friendship for families. 

Violence Against Women and Girls information and links from Lambeth Council.

Childhood Bereavement Network: supporting grieving children during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: If a child has an urgent mental health crisis, parents should call Lambeth CAMHS 9-5pm on 0203 228 7370, and speak to the duty worker. Out of working hours, they can contact the dedicated SLaM Mental Health Crisis Line on 0800 731 2864 or NHS 111.

UK mental health helplines such as those listed by Mind can support with a range of mental health challenges and crises.

Mind, the UK mental health charity has a page devoted to supporting you through coronavirus. You can also access easy read information about coronavirus from Mencap.

UK Mental Health Foundation have a series of free self-help guides to support individuals and families during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

NHS Video to support with anxiety.

Headspace: A free meditation app which has a whole section dedicated to supporting people through coronavirus.

ICON: For advice and tips on coping with infant crying.

Mental health crisis support for adults in Lambeth: www.slam.nhs.uk/crisis

Institute of Health Visiting: Parenting information dedicated to supporting the health and wellbeing of all families 

PACT - Parents and Communities Together: weekly community groups for parents of 0-3s, to support parents' wellbeing. Includes groups for mums, dads and Spanish-speaking parents.

The HelpHub: A group of qualified therapists who offer free online emotional support to all UK adults, aiming to ease the mental health impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Gaia centre

The Gaia Centre is operating and accepting referrals for phone-based support for Lambeth residents who are survivors of gender-based abuse, including domestic and sexual abuse. This includes supporting people to flee and find alternative accommodation if they want this.

Contact the Gaia Centre to make a referral or for a survivor to self-refer: 020 7733 8724 / lambethvawg@refuge.org.uk.

Lambeth Council has updated their guidance on violence against women and girls to include coronavirus information and support.

National Domestic Abuse Helpline0808 200 247 / www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk. There are various ways to access confidential advice from the helpline and its number does not show on any itemised bill.

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