Mental Health Professionals

mental healthMental Health Carers need recognition, advice information and support too.

Confidentiality can sometimes be used as a barrier read below how you can ensure carers get the information they need without breaking confidentiality:

Carers and Confidentiality (PDF)


Young Carers

There are many children and young people who care for parents who have mental health problems. Carers Lewisham provides support to Young Carers aged from 5 years old upwards:

Carers Lewisham Young Carers Services

What Young Carers Want (PDF)


Support to Mental Health Carers

Carers Lewisham currently provides a range of support services to carers of people with mental health problems, including one to one support and advocacy; Coping Strategies Session; a monthly Mental Health Drop in for carers; a group for carers on helping carers understand the recovery process.


Support to Dementia Carers

We also have a support service for carers of people with dementia. Support includes one to one support and advice; training on managing challenging behaviour; regular day and evening drops in for support.


Make a referral to Carers Lewisham