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  1. Southwark Community Forensic Mental Health Team

    Southwark Community Forensic Team based at Landor House, Lambeth Hospital who care for people who have a permanent address in the London Borough of Southwark and provide community-based assessment, treatment and care for people, aged 18-65.

    A Forensic community team provide care for people with offending histories who, with appropriate care and treatment, pose a low risk to the public. They may also be subject to Home Office restrictions, Probation Orders or have judicial proceedings outstanding.

    The team is made up of psychiatrists, community psychiatric nurses, social workers Psychologists and occupational therapists.

    Who work closely with the police, the public protection unit and the local Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangement (MAPPA) team to support people in the community

    For an overview of our Forensic Services - please go to: https://slam.nhs.uk/service-detail/service/forensic-service-272/

    Address: Landor House
    Lambeth Hospital
    108 Landor Road, London, SW9 9NT

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (Local)

  2. Southwark Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Service

    Our Mental Health in Learning Disabilities Team (Southwark) is a specialist, community-based service based at Maudsley Hospital. We provide community-based psychiatric and psychological assessment, advice and treatment for people, aged over 18, who live in the London Borough of Southwark. We care for adults with mental health problems and learning disabilities who may have emotional, behavioural, and social, communication or physical difficulties.

    We work with people who have a confirmed learning disability diagnosis or where there is evidence to suggest the person would meet the diagnostic criteria for a learning disability if this has not been formally assessed. We consider the following factors:

    · Whether the person is affected by cognitive functioning difficulties that impact their ability to learn new and complex information across a range of domains

    · Whether the person has adaptive functioning difficulties which affect their day to day living e.g. ability to travel independently, use money, attend to their personal care and physical health

    · Both of these areas of difficulty have been present prior to the age of 18 Our service doesn't provide learning disability assessments.

    We also consider whether people with a learning disability referred to our service would be able to access mainstream services with reasonable adjustments. We are a multi professional team including psychologists, behavioural support specialists, nurses and psychiatrists.

    We work with other health and social care teams as part of the MHLD Neurodevelopment Division. We provide mental health assessments, therapy and advice on services and treatment options to help people with learning disabilities maintain their health and independence. We provide care for people with mental health problems and complex needs including behaviours that challenge. We are a multi professional team including psychologists, behavioural support specialists, nurses and psychiatrists. We work with other health and social care teams as part of the MHLD Neurodevelopment Division. We provide mental health assessments, therapy and advice on services and treatment options to help people with learning disabilities maintain their health and independence.

    The Southwark Enhanced Intervention Service (EIS) The Southwark Enhanced Intervention Service is a small multi-agency service in Southwark working across South London and Maudsley (SLaM), Guys and St Thomas (GSTT) and Southwark Social Services. EIS is an intensive community support service in the context of the Transforming Care agenda. EIS sits alongside the MHLD team and clients can be stepped up from MHLD to EIS when needed. EIS provide a service for adults from Southwark who have a learning disability and whose behaviour is severely challenging, placing them at risk of family/placement breakdowns or hospital admissions. The EIS team provide intensive and flexible input for individuals whose behaviour places them at risk of family/placement breakdown or hospital admission, with the aim of supporting them to stay in Southwark close to their family in the least restrictive environment possible. We work in partnership with individuals and their support network to ensure people are safe and have the best quality of life possible.

    Please complete the referral form and return this form via email to referralsmhld@slam.nhs.uk or alternatively by post to: Team Leader MHLD Southwark Clinical Treatment Centre (CTC) Maudsley Hospital Denmark Hill London SE5 8AZ

    An integral part of the Mental Health-Learning Disabilities services provided by the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust is the Estia Centre. The Estia Centre is a training, research and development resource that specialises in the mental health needs of adults with learning disabilities. The Estia Centre aims to support the development of a competent workforce, from support staff to experienced managers and from a variety of services. We hope to achieve this by offering a high-quality portfolio of training opportunities, including workshops, conferences, training publications, journals and good practice guidance. The Centre is also part of the Institute of Psychiatry, where we aim to improve the care of adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs through our research initiatives that develop evidence-based practice.

    MHLD Southwark...

    Address: Clinical Treatment Centre (CTC) Maudsley Hospital Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AZ

    Category: community-based psychiatric and psychological assessment

  3. Southwark Team for Early Psychosis (STEP)

    The Early Intervention Team supports people, aged 18-65, when they first begin to develop the symptoms of mental illness and before they reach 'crisis point'. We provide assistance to people who live in the London Borough of Southwark.
    Our team includes health and social care professionals. We work with people to help manage their mental illness, encourage independent living and maintain their health. We aim to offer recovery for the long term.

    We aim to see most people in their own homes, in the community, or at their local community mental health team (CMHT) base.
    We provide between two and three year treatment programmes, co-ordinated by a designated support worker.

    Address: STEP Team
    St Giles House
    1 St Giles Road, London, SE5 7UD

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (Local)

  4. Spring Ward

    Spring Ward is a forensic service in River House Medium Secure Unit at Bethlem Royal Hospital. We provide assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and care for women, aged over 18, who have a range of mental health problems.

    We provide care for people who live in the London Boroughs of Southwark, Lambeth and Croydon.

    A Medium Secure Service provides inpatient care and treatment in a secure unit for people with offending behaviour.

    Treatment includes medication and psychological therapy. We provide therapeutic groups, including sport, arts, education, music and cooking.

    The average length of stay at the unit is 12 to 18 months.

    To learn more about our forensic services, visit our National Forensic Services page

    Address: River House
    Bethlem Royal Hospital
    Monks Orchard Road
    Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BX

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (National)

  5. St Thomas' Mental Health Liaison Team

    We are a team of mental health professionals based at St Thomas' Hospital Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department. We assess people to determine if they need mental health care and treatment, and refer them to clinical services. We provide care for patients of St Thomas' Hospital.

    As well as assessing and treating people who self-harm, we provide a 24 hour service to manage all psychiatric emergencies in A&E and inpatient wards. We also assess and treat those medical and surgical patients who have mental illnesses.

    We work closely with community-based mental health and substance misuse services, the police, and local statutory and voluntary agencies to provide mental health care and treatment. This includes crisis care and brief therapy.

    As well as working with our patients, we offer psychological care for families of people with mental illness.

    Address: St Thomas' Hospital
    Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7EH

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (Local)

  6. Staying Well Service (Southwark)

    The Staying Well Service offers time limited support for Southwark adult service users making the transition from community mental health services to GP based care in Southwark. Ideally, service users will have achieved a six month period of stability in clinical symptoms during his/her recovery pathway and are motivated to increase self management stills and independence by working collaboratively with a Staying Well Practitioner to develop a Staying Well, Recovery and Crisis Plan.

    The Staying Well Practitioners use mental health recovery principles to guide the mental health care and support offered to service users. The service aims to actively involve family members, carers, friends, supportive organisations and primary care staff in the development of the Staying Well, Recovery and Crisis Plan which is a self management tool to assist service users to maintain his/her wellbeing after leaving secondary mental health services and provide guidance in the event of mental ill-health, distress or crisis in the future. Referrals to the service are made via the service users CPA care coordinator or community mental health team.

    Address: Chaucer Resource Centre
    13 Ann Moss Way
    Rotherhithe, London, SE16 2TH

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (Local)

  7. Support, Engagement and Delivery in Schools (SEaDS)

    Support Engagement and Delivery in Schools (SEaDS) is a multi-disciplinary team, based within Croydon Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) that offers intervention within schools.

    We provide assessment, intervention and therapeutic support to children and young people with mild to moderate mental health difficulties and disorders.

    SEaDS can offer help in a number ways within schools:

    • One-to-one therapy sessions,
    • Direct family support,
    • Small group sessions on topics such as transition to secondary School, making friends, coping with exam stress
    • School staff training on mental health related topics.

    We work in partnership with primary and secondary schools across Croydon and Southwark to promote the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in the school environment.

    Our team members
    Our service is made up of a number of professionals from different backgrounds who work together to provide care. This may include nurses, occupational therapists, family therapists and art psychotherapists.

    Address: Christopher Wren House
    113 High Street, Croydon, CR0 1QG

  8. Supported Living Service (Southwark)

    The Supported Living Team provides a community mental health service to people who live in a variety of low and medium supported housing projects in Southwark.

    Our aim is to promote the recovery of residents, helping them stabilise their health and maximise their use of the support available so that they can move towards independent living.

    To do this we provide psychological, social, vocational and medical interventions to residents to support their recovery. We also support housing providers to maximise the quality of care and rehabilitation provided to their residents. We provide a flexible outreach service to the housing projects adapting to the needs of the staff and their residents. This includes regular drop in sessions, link working, and attending residents or staff meetings as required.

    We work as a team of health and social care staff including nurses, social workers, doctors, psychologists, vocational and welfare rights advisers.

    Address: 88 Camberwell Road
    Camberwell, London, SE5 0EG

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (Local)

  9. Symbol Therapy Team for Looked After and Adopted Children and Young People

    Our service was set up to help young people in the care of the local authority in Lewisham who are struggling with mental health difficulties, as well as adopted young people living in Lewisham.

    The Symbol Therapy Team is part of Lewisham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). We offer assessment, therapeutic intervention and care for looked after and adopted children and young people, up to the age of 18, with moderate to severe emotional, behavioural and mental health problems.

    This means that we see young people who are struggling with significant anxiety, depression, challenging behaviour and other mental health problems.

    We are a Tier 3 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). This means that children and young people who have had severe and complex mental health problems for some time can be cared for by our team of mental health workers.

    Symbol Therapy Team...

    Address: 78 Lewisham Park Lewisham, London, SE13 6QJ

    Category: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (Local)

  10. Talking Therapies (Croydon)

    Croydon Talking Therapies is a free and confidential NHS talking therapies service. We offer a range of psychological therapies to adults 18 years and over, who are registered with a Croydon GP or live in the borough of Croydon. Our main offer of treatment is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) or treatments based on these principles. We are currently also expanding into couple therapy for depression and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT).

    Our aim is to help improve the mental well-being of people experiencing difficulties such as:

    • Low mood
    • Feeling down due to unemployment or difficulties at work
    • Sleep problems
    • Low self-esteem
    • Panic attacks
    • Sadness that won't go away
    • Excessive worrying or anxiety
    • Relationship or family problems related to how you feel
    • Low mood or anxiety related to a medical condition such as diabetes, Irritable bowel Syndrome and Fatigue
    • Experience of a traumatic event
    • Stress
    • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    • Phobias

    We are available at many GP surgeries and other clinics around Croydon.

    For more information visit: croydontalkingtherapies.nhs.uk

    Address: Wickham Park House
    Bethlem Royal Hospital
    Monks Orchard Rd, Beckenham,  London, BR3 3BX

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (Local)

  11. Talking Therapies (Lambeth)

    Lambeth Talking Therapies Service is a primary care mental health service available to anyone 18 years and older who is either a Lambeth resident or registered with a Lambeth GP.

    We offer talking therapies for people experiencing depression, general anxiety and worry, health anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, traumatic memories and obsessive-compulsive disorder. We also offer help with other problems including living with a long-term health condition.

    To get an appointment you can complete a self-referral to Lambeth Talking Therapies on our website, call 0203 228 6747 or ask your GP to complete a referral on your behalf.

    Following an initial telephone consultation, we can provide a range of therapies including one to one Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), counselling, and group therapy, as well as employment support. We can offer this in person at one of our sites, through video and telephone appointments, or online self-help support programmes.

    You can download a leaflet about our service here

    For more information visit: lambethtalkingtherapies.nhs.uk

    Lambeth Talking Therapies...

    Address: (visit by appointment only) 1A Dalbury House
    Edmundsbury Estate
    Ferndale Road Brixton, London, SW9 8AP

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (Local)

  12. Talking Therapies (Lewisham)

    The Lewisham Talking Therapies Service is provided by the Lewisham Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service. We provide brief treatment, including self-help therapy for people, aged over 18, with depression or anxiety. Currently all treatments are offered remotely either video, digital or telephone consultations.

    We also offer Employment Advice for people who are unemployed, or who are at risk of losing their job.

    We provide care for people who are registered with a Lewisham GP or live in the London borough of Lewisham.

    For more information visit: lewishamtalkingtherapies.nhs.uk

    Improving Access to Psycholoigical Therapies...

    Address: IAPT Lewisham
    PO Box 73883, London, SE8 9EA

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (Local)

  13. Talking Therapies (Southwark)

    At the Southwark Talking Therapies Service we help people, aged 18 and over, cope with depression and/or anxiety. We are based at the Maudsley Hospital. Our service is for people who live in the London Borough of Southwark and/or people registered with a Southwark GP.

    We provide a range of therapies including one to one, group, and home-based online support programmes.

    SPTS also provide advice on employment related issues for people coping with depression and/or anxiety.

    We can be contacted directly, or your GP can contact us for you. Our service is provided in different locations, including GP surgeries, hospitals and local community centres.

    For more information visit: talkingtherapiessouthwark.nhs.uk

    Improving Access to Psychological Therapies...

    Address: Eileen Skellern House
    Maudsley Hospital
    Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AZ

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (Local)

  14. Thames Ward

    Thames Ward is a medium secure, forensic acute admission ward in River House, at Bethlem Royal Hospital. Thames ward is where everyone is first admitted to at River House to determine what treatment and care they need within the unit.

    As well as providing an in-house assessment and referral service, we provide inpatient care and treatment for men, aged 18-65, who have mental health problems and a history of offending behaviour, and who are acutely unwell or have challenging behaviour. Acute illnesses start quickly and have distressing symptoms.

    We provide nurse-led group therapies and a designated, named worker, who co-ordinates the care of each person. Our health and social care professionals work with people, their families and carers, to develop care plans to help prevent relapses, and to help identify early warning signs, so that they know how to get help in a crisis.

    To learn more about our forensic services, visit our National Forensic Services page.

    River House...

    Address: River House
    Bethlem Royal Hospital
    Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham,  Kent, BR3 3BX

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (National)

  15. Tony Hillis Unit

    Our unit is in Lambeth Hospital. We offer services for men, aged 18-65, who have been detained on Sections 3 or 37 under the Mental Health Act 1983. We care for people with treatment resistant psychosis, with or without mild personality disorders; drug and alcohol misuse; and challenging behaviour. Psychosis involves distorted perceptions of reality, thinking, feeling, hearing and seeing often with symptoms of hallucinations and delusions.

    We provide care for people in our local community and from all over the UK

    We provide assessment and rehabilitation in hospital. Our service brings together different health and social care professionals, including nurses, occupational therapists and psychiatrists.

    We help people to maintain their health and move on to live more independently in their community.
     

    Address: Orchard House
    Lambeth Hospital
    108 Landor Road, London, SW9 9NU

    Category: Adult Mental Health Services (National)

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