COVID 19 - Barking and Dagenham Emotional Wellbeing Live Support



In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have a new support system available where you can speak with members of the Barking & Dagenham Talking Therapies Team.

We are here to support you with your emotional wellbeing during this difficult time and can signpost you to relevant resources in the community if needed.  

Opening Times

You can contact us by chat, voice, or video call directly.

You can self refer at any time, 24/7 and arrange to receive further psychological help, please complete the self-referral by clicking here.

For Emotional Wellbeing support, we are open Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm or if a formal referral is needed to our Talking therapies service, we can assist you with this as well.

To start speaking with one of our Talking Therapies support advisors, please click the button below or on the chat bubble at the lower right of your screen and ask our friendly admin team to support you with a self-referral.  (to access this chat support, please use the latest version of 'Internet Explorer', 'Edge', 'Google Chrome' or any Smartphone).

Please visit our main homepage for further information on how our service is currently operating and tips on coping with COVID-19. 

Confidentiality and data protection.


Please click here if you want to learn more.

What to do in a crisis ?

*Please note we are not an emergency service. For immediate support in a crisis, please visit  'Urgent Support' or contact Mental Health Direct on 0300 555 1000 (open 24/7), or speak to Samaritans on 116 123 (also open 24/7).

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SilverCloud (Computerised CBT)

Offered by your local IAPT service


Welcome to Silvercloud, your space for thinking and feeling better

You may choose from a variety of online CBT programmes, these are available 24/7 to staff through Silvercloud for 365 days from signing up.

You may choose any topic such as :
  • Coping with Low Mood (Depression)
  • Coping with Anxiety
  • Coping with Stress
  • Improving Sleep
  • Building Resilience
  • Coping with COVID-19