CoolTan Arts opening hours over Christmas

CoolTan Arts will be closed from Wednesday 20th December to January 2nd 2018.

Arts workshops will start again from Wednesday 3rd January (apart from Textiles which starts on Friday 19th January).

A peaceful Christmas and New Year break from all the staff at CoolTan Arts!

If you need help and don’t know where to turn; here are a few useful contacts:


A 24 hour Mental Health Support Line (SLaM)

A 24-hour mental health telephone support line to help people who are experiencing mental distress. 0800 731 2864 (Freephone) The line is for anyone who needs advice, help and assistance while in crisis or facing difficulties dealing with mental illness as well as patients and carers.  A range of supportive interventions, advice on mental health and…

Phone: 0800 731 2864


A&E Psychiatric Liaison Services – King’s College Hospital

If you are in urgent need of medical attention go to the Accident & Emergency Department of your nearest hospital.  Book in at the Reception Desk and wait to be assessed. A team of mental health professionals based at King’s College Hospital (KCH) Emergency Department. They assess people to determine if they need mental health care…

Phone: 020 3299 9000 Hospital Reception/ 020 3299 3227 Accident and Emergency Department


A&E Psychiatric Liaison Services – St Thomas’ Hospital

If you are in urgent need of medical attention go to the Accident & Emergency Department of your nearest hospital. They are a team of mental health professionals based at St Thomas’ Hospital Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department. They assess people to determine if they need mental health care and treatment, and refer them to clinical services.As…

Phone: 020 7188 7188 Hospital Reception / Mental Health Liaison Service: 020 7188 6007


Child Death Helpline

A freephone telephone helpline for all those affected by the death of a child.  The helpline offers a confidential listening service providing emotional support to anyone affected by the death of a child. The helpline is staffed by a team of  volunteers who are parents who have been bereaved by the death of a child. …

Phone: Freephone 0800 282 986 or for Mobile phones 0808 800 6019. Office 020 7813 8416


Maytree Respite Centre

“A sanctuary for the suicidal”.  The Maytree Suicide Respite Centre is the only place of its kind in the UK and fills a gap in services, between the medical support of the NHS and the helplines and drop-in centres of the voluntary sector. We offer a free 4-night /5-day stay, and the opportunity to be…

Phone: 020 7263 7070


Mosaic Clubhouse

Mosaic Clubhouse provides support and opportunities to people living with a mental health condition, plus information and signposting for the wider Lambeth community who may be concerned about their own or others mental health. Clink on the link for information on the referral process. Information Hub The Information Hub offers a drop in service (no…

Phone: 020 7924 9657


PAPYRUS – Prevention of Young Suicide

Every year over 1600 young people take their own lives in the UK. Many thousands more contemplate suicide; many harm themselves or suffer alone, afraid to speak openly about how they are feeling. Papyrus works to prevent suicide in people aged 15-35 years and to give young people hope. They provide confidential support and advice to young…

Phone: Office: 01925 572 444, HOPEline UK: 0800 068 4141



The Samaritans Helpline offers confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service helps you to talk through your concerns, worries and troubles.  You don’t have to be suicidal to call.  There is a network of local branches across the UK and callers are automatically diverted to their nearest available Samaritans…

Phone: Free Helpline 116 123


Solidarity in a Crisis – Out-of-Hours Peer Support

Solidarity in a Crisis supports people in distress by providing out of hours emotional support over the phone and in person. The service is run by Peer Supporters who have their own experience of facing and overcoming crisis. By sharing life experiences, Peer Supporters can promote recovery and enhance feelings of belonging, especially for those…

Phone: Freephone 0300 123 1922, Text on: 0788 9756 087 / 0788 9756 083


The Listening Place

Face to face support for those who feel life is no longer worth living.  The world can feel like a very lonely place if you are feeling that life is no longer worth living: not only is it difficult to share those feelings but it can be hard to get the care and support that…

Phone: 020 3906 7676


Urgent NHS Mental Health Treatment in Lambeth

What to do in an emergency If there’s an emergency or you’re worried about the person you care for during office hours, the first place to ring is your GP or your local community mental health team (ask for the duty desk). Assessment and Treatment Service (North Lambeth) 332 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA. T:…




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