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Early Intervention Service (Southwark)

The Early Intervention Team supports people, aged 14-35, when they first begin to develop the symptoms of mental illness and before they reach ‘crisis point’.  They provide assistance to people who live in the London Borough of Southwark. Their team includes health and social care professionals. They work with people to help manage their mental…

Forensic Intensive Psychological Treatment Service (FIPTS)

Assessment, treatment and management of people with personality disorders who are identified as presenting a high risk of causing serious harm to others, includes community team, community residential service and 15 bed medium secure unit. Aims to reduce and manage risk in the least restrictive environment possible, reduce personality pathology and associated suffering and distress,…

Health Inclusion Team

A nurse-led specialist community health inclusion team, part of the NHS, to support vulnerable people who have difficulty accessing primary care services (eg GPs  and nurses), such as homeless people, refugees, asylum seekers and people with addictions. The clinics are run at day centres, drug and alcohol services and hostels in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham.  They…

Psychology & Psychotherapy for Older Adults (Lambeth & Southwark)

The psychologists and psychotherapists work closely with other professionals in the medical and psychiatric teams. They concentrate on talking and listening treatments; working with you as an individual or including family members or carers. Psychological therapy provides you with a safe confidential space to talk about your feelings and problems and can help you to…

Social Inclusion, Hope and Recovery Project (SHARP)

SHARP provides a range of effective, time-limited, evidence based therapeutic interventions for people in Lambeth with mental health needs, particularly a psychosis. These are aimed to develop coping skills, resilience and confidence and to help people to get on with their lives. They are involved in researching and developing novel and innovative therapies and ways of…

South Asian Community Mental Health Service (AMARDEEP)

A community-based assessment, treatment and advice service for people from the South Asian community living in Lambeth, aged 18-65, who have a range of mental health and complex social care problems. Their aim is to provide care for people in the South Asian community who, for cultural or language reasons are unable, or who refuse, to…

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