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Mental Health and Wellbeing Services


24 hour NHS 111 mental health support

Mental health crisis support for all ages is available 24 hours every day across Bedfordshire and Luton by calling NHS 111.

Callers will receive fast and responsive support from NHS mental health professionals by selecting Option 2.

The mental health call handlers will complete an immediate telephone triage and then signpost people to help and support or arrange a same-day mental health assessment by NHS mental health services for children and young people or adults.

You can find out more information about the service here

Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources and Apps

An information sheet has been compiled to bring together resources and phone apps that may be useful to maintain mental wellbeing during the Covid-19 crisis and beyond. These resources are free to use unless otherwise stated.

Please be aware that the services included here are external services and are not provided by the NHS.

Click here to download this information sheet.

East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) provides mental health services for people in Bedfordshire.

The service has been commissioned by Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG), in partnership with Central Bedfordshire Council and Bedford Borough Council. 

We are committed to the ongoing development of mental health and learning disability services.

Making a difference to people’s lives

The service is centred on the needs of service users, with an emphasis on compassion and empathy. The service has been designed around outcomes which make a difference to the lives of people who receive care, treatment or support. Bedfordshire Mental Health and Wellbeing Service covers four main areas.

  • Improving access to psychological therapies
  • Adult mental health services and specialist learning disability services
  • Rehabilitation and recovery services
  • Child and adolescent mental health services

    You can refer yourself to the Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service, either go to their website or phone 01234 880400, Mon-Fri 8am-6pm

You can find out more about East London NHS Foundation Trust here. 





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