Most referrals to other specialists will require you seeing or speaking with a GP. However, there are a number of local services, listed below, that you are able to make self referrals to.
It is common for people experiencing emotional distress to have thoughts of harming themselves. If you are concerned about being able to keep yourself safe and in need of immediate support, please contact the emergency services by telephoning 111 or 999 or attend your local A&E.
Keeping Safe Leaflet
Vita Health Group - Free & confidential NHS service
Psychological talking therapies
VitaMinds is part of the Department of Health's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative. They offer access to a range of different talking therapies, psychoeducational group courses and offer access to sessions with Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners , Counsellors and Cognitive Behavioural Therapists.
Please see more information about this service here: Vita Health Group Website
Self-refer online here
Or Call 01268 977 171
Monday - Friday 8:00am-8.00pm