​​Mental health services in Greenwich

Mental health problems range from reactions to normal life events, such as bereavement and relationship breakdowns and depression, to more complex conditions such as schizophrenia.
As many as one in four people will experience some form of mental illness at some point in their lives.

The main provider of mental health care in Greenwich is Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. Oxleas offers a wide range of health and social care services in south east London, specialising in community health, mental health and learning disability services.

If you are experiencing mental health problems it is important to know that you are not alone and there is plenty of help out there to improve your mental well-being. The first place to get help is your GP. They are best placed to offer you initial advice on how to deal with your symptoms and talk to you about available treatments and support services in your area.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

The CAMHS Transformation Plan​ has been developed in line with the funding requirements from NHS England.  It is a ‘live’ working document and will be reviewed and updated annually. ​


In an emergency, if your GP surgery is closed, go to a hospital’s A&E desk and ask to see the psychiatrist on duty. You can also call NHS 111, 24 hours a day 356 days a year.  

Further information

To find out more visit the NHS choices website.