Mental health Practitioners

About this service: MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health Link workers are health professionals based in GP practices. We provide counselling for low level mental health (anxiety, depression, stress)

This mental health supports the following GP practices:

Mount Pleasant Health Centre
The Heavitree Practice
The South Lawn Medical Practice
Hill Barton Surgery
Isca Medical Practice 

Service access criteria: "1. Over 18 but under 65 (basically adult CMHT age) 2. Not currently receiving treatment or under the care of CMHT or awaiting triage having already been referred. 3. Not currently receiving talking therapies by another service if requesting psychological input (can be seen for further assessment and medication advice/ input/ monitoring). 4. Client needs full mental health assessment and diagnostics and GP is considering a referral to CMHT. 5. Client already has diagnosis and needs further support and/ or signposting due to recent decline in mental health and isn’t open to CMHT."
Social prescribing
Additional needs catered for:
Who can refer: Professional referrals only