Islington Crisis House supports customers with complex needs including personality disorder, substance misuse and self-harm as well as supporting customers experiencing greater levels of crisis and presenting with higher levels of risk and distress preventing an acute admission or facilitating an earlier discharge.
Islington Crisis House provides a valued community alternative to hospital admission for people in crisis as well as short-term transition from hospital to home. Islington Crisis House is run by Look Ahead. The service is delivered in partnership with Islington Council and Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust to ensure the service is fully embedded on the integrated crisis pathway.
Every person accessing the service has an assessment with the local Crisis Team within 24-48 hours of acceptance.