Here are contact details for organisations providing support to people with mental health problems.
Concerned with the needs and aspirations of people 55 years and older. Age Concern Croydon publishes a directory of relevant services on their website.
Provides support and advice about Alzheimer's and related diseases.
Association for Pastoral Care in Mental Health
Provides support for people in drop-in clubs and opportunities for them to engage in creative workshop activities.
Community Drug Service (South London)
Offers advice, support, counselling and groups for drug users and their families.
Croydon Alcohol Counselling Service
Provides information, advice and counselling to people concerned about their drinking as well as to families of alcohol misusers and people who grew up in families where the parents misused alcohol.
Croydon Drop In
Free, confidential information and short-term counselling for young people aged 11 - 25 years. Also offers advocacy and advice for justice and equality, housing and benefits. Outreach services cover sexual health, mental health and substance misuse.
Croydon Voices Forum
A forum for people who suffer from, or have suffered from, schizophrenia. Opening times: second Wednesday of each month from 7pm - 9pm.
Cruse in Croydon
Offers free information and advice to anyone affected by a death. Provides support, one-to-one and group counselling. There is a group in Selsdon and one in Thornton Heath.
Department of Health
The Department of Health has a booklet for carers called "Who cares? Information and support for the carers of people with dementia". It gives information about dementia, caring for someone with dementia, and the help available to carers.
Provides information and support for people suffering from depressionn, and their carers.
Eating Disorders Association
Provides information, training and support on eating disorders for suffers and their families.
User-led project which aims to use people's experience of mental health services to influence purchasers and providers in health and social services. View the Hear Us Guide to Croydon's Mental Health and Wellbeing Services
Manic Depression Fellowship
Self-help group for those suffering from manic depression, and their carers. Opening times: third Thursday of the month at 7.30pm.
Mind in Croydon
Provides a wide range of services for people with mental health problems, their relatives and carers. These include advice and information, help with welfare benefits, advocacy, parenting advocacy, social networking, active minds, employment support, a furniture project and individual packages of support for people with personal budgets www.mindmatch.org.uk. It also offers professional counselling to people with psychological or emotional problems, including one-to-one counselling and group therapy.
Mind maintains the online guide to mental health services in Croydon (http://directory.mindincroydon.org.uk/).They have also produced highly regarded training materials including videos, DVDs and training packs.
More details about Mind's services can be found on their website: www.mindincroydon.org.uk.
Offers support to people parenting a child, be they parents, stepparents, grandparents or foster parents.
Advice about psychiatric medication to those with mental health problems, and their carers. Opening times: Monday to Friday from 11am - 5pm.
Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service
Offers assessment and treatment for depression, anxiety disorders and trauma. The service's leaflet can be downloaded from this page.
Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre
Information, advice and support for anyone who have been raped or sexually abused. Freephone helpline open every day of the year between 12pm -2.30pm and 7pm-9.30pm on 0808 802 9999. Counselling and Advocacy services for women and girls can be accessed on 020 8683 3311 Monday to Friday between 10am-5pm.
Rethink Croydon Carers' Support Project
Provides support, advice, advocacy, information, education and training to relatives and friends of people with severe mental health problems. It also runs three carer support groups, which meet monthly.
Offering support and information concerning all types of mental illness. Opening times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am - 3pm. Tuesday and Thursday 10am - 1pm.
If you can't find the mental health service you are looking for on this page please contact Mind in Croydon.
Providing a range of services in Croydon for people accessing mental health care.
|Age UK Croydon|
|Telephone||020 8680 5450|
|Fax||020 8288 9229|
|Address||2 Katharine Street|
Croydon CR0 1NX
|Alzheimer's Society Croydon|
|Telephone||020 8916 3587|
|Address||Heavers resource centre|
122 Selhurst road
|Association for Pastoral Care in Mental Health|
|Telephone||020 8665 6718|
|Fax||020 8665 1972|
14 Willis Road
Croydon CR0 2XX
|Community Drug Service (South London)|
|Telephone||020 8773 9393|
|Croydon Alcohol Counselling Service|
|Telephone||020 8667 9500|
|Fax||020 8680 5379|
|Address||28 Wellesley Road|
|Croydon Drop In - Support for Young People|
|Telephone||020 8680 0404|
|Fax||020 8681 0494|
|Address||132 Church Street|
|Croydon Voices Forum|
|Telephone||020 8464 7052|
|Address||10 Altyre Road|
|Cruse in Croydon|
|Telephone||020 8679 7872|
|Telephone||020 7633 0557|
|Fax||020 7633 0559|
|Eating Disorders Association Helpline|
|Telephone||020 8681 6888|
15a Purley Road
|Imagine mental health|
|Telephone||020 8253 7068|
|Address||C V A Resource Centre|
82 London Road
|Manic Depression Fellowship (Croydon)|
|Telephone||0845 6340 540|
|Fax||020 7793 2639|
United Reformed Church
Surrey CR0 5LP
|Mind in Croydon Counselling|
|Telephone||020 8763 2064|
|Address||26 Pampisford Road|
|Telephone||0808 800 2222 (Helpline)|
14 Willis Road
|Telephone||020 7919 2999|
|Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre|
|Telephone||08451 221 331|
|Fax||020 8683 3366|
|Rethink Croydon Carers' Support Project|
|Telephone||020 8649 6281|
|Fax||020 8686 3472|
|Address||Rethink Carers' Support Project|
1d Church Road
Croydon CR0 1SG
|Telephone||0845 767 8000|