Social care and health

Health and Wellbeing

We can help you access local health services and advice. There are lots of organisations that offer help and information around healthy eating, healthy lifestyles and exercise, mental health and wellbeing.

Health services and Wellbeing advice

You can use the links below to find local health services, get advice on healthy living and to contact mental health services.

You can also find out about medical matters and general health, as well as how decisions are made about health services in Islington.

Finding health services

You can find out about health services nearest to you by visiting the NHS Choices website and adding your post code in the search option.

These services include:

Getting involved

If you would like to take part in health organisations such as Healthwatch Islington, become a Mental Wellbeing Champion or become a Dementia Friend, you can contact these organisations through the Adults Directory to get involved.

Also, if you would like some assistance and you require the NHS Complaints Advocacy you can contact them about help with complaints.

Drug and alcohol services

Are you worried about your drug or alcohol use? You can contact Islington’s 24-hour helpline free on 0808 800 0019. You can email for advice or information to

The helpline is free to call from landlines and most mobile networks including 3, O2, EE, Virgin and Vodafone.

Our service is non-judgmental, confidential and our understanding and experienced staff are available for a chat any time of the day or night. You can say as much or as little as feels comfortable, and find out about support and treatment options available for you and the support available for your friends or family.

Healthy eating and healthy lifestyles

Staying healthy and being active

Physical health and wellbeing information

Mental health information

The Islington Evidence Hub

The Islington Evidence Hub is for anyone interested in finding out more about Islington and its population.

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