Early Intervention Service

This record is classed under Mental health, Support services, Employment support.

Service Provider NameEarly Intervention Service
ServicePsychosis early intervention
Address1Edward Street Community Base
Address4Edward Street
TownWest Bromwich
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeB70 8NL
Where do they provide service from?Address as above
Telephone0121 612 6716
Fax0121 612 6717
EmailNo email address available
Websitehttp://www.bcpft.nhs.uk/services/for-adults/83-community-services/15-early-intervention-service
Area coveredBorough of Sandwell
Who is the service for?Young people and adults aged 14-35 who are going through a first episode of psychosis, or who seem at risk of going through a first episode of psychosis.
Referral routeAnyone can contact the team to make a referral. Individuals and carers can contact the team direct - in person, or by telephone. Professionals are requested to complete the referral form.
Specific ethnic group?No
Summary of servicesWe offer a quick diagnosis of the first onset of a psychotic disorder, and provide appropriate treatment in its early stages. We base our support around the person's needs.
We can provide the following kinds of support:
specialist ongoing assessments of the young person's needs;
a care co-ordinator;
assessment of relapse signs and a relapse plan;
medication advice and monitoring;
advice to the individual and their family about managing and maintaining recovery;
advice on training, employment, and education;
youth-friendly help such as confidence building activities and social interaction.
When are the services run?Monday - Friday
Time details9am - 5pm
Chargeable service?No
Total capacity of serviceNot applicable
CQC RegisteredNot applicable
Sandwell Approved ListNot applicable
Location
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