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Join our latest strategy event and Annual Members Meeting - 18 October

Join us on 18 October to find out about the progress we are making to deliver our strategy and take part in our Annual Members Meeting. ...

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South London and Maudsley opens doors to BBC One programme Mental Health: Young Lives in Crisis

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has opened its doors to filmmakers for a documentary exploring the mental health of children and young people and the teams who provide care and treatmen...

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has died

We were incredibly saddened to hear the news that Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II has passed away. People across the country and world are in mourning for the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabet...

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‘Drug related deaths are avoidable’ - South London and Maudsley marks International Overdose Awareness Day 2022

Maudsley Hospital, King’s College London’s National Addiction Centre and  Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience main building, to light up purple to raise awaren...

Lorraine Gordon
Mending Minds: Bitesize series launches on Instagram

This week we are launching our new bitesize series called ‘Mending Minds’ on our Instagram page through Reels. Reels allows Instagram users to create engaging and short videos to a large a...

Simon Sherring
South London and Maudsley to hold World Suicide Prevention Conference and Service of Remembrance

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and South East London Mind, together with our partners at Thrive LDN, are holding a World Suicide Prevention Day Conference and Service of Remembrance, w...

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We aim to actively promote awareness and understanding around mental health conditions and give a well-informed and balanced account of what we do, within the boundaries of our duty of confidentiality.

Please contact us with any requests for information or expert insight into mental health issues. We have a duty to our patients and colleagues, and reserve the right to decline media requests if there is any potential conflict with the interests of the organisation.

You can reach us during office hours on 020 3228 2830 or via

For urgent out-of-hours requests please contact the switchboard on 020 3228 6000 and you will be put through to a member of the Communications Team.

Requests for photography and filming

If you are a patient or visitor in one of our sites, please respect the privacy and dignity of our patients and do not take photos.

We often receive requests to film or take photos on our sites from film crews or professional photographers. All requests must be made through the Communications Team and a member of the team will accompany you for the duration of the shoot.

Media guidelines on reporting suicide and self-harm

Samaritans provide support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide. They have created created a resources hub with advice on how to safely cover suicide and self-harm in the media.

View online resources hub

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