East London NHS Foundation Trust run several community mental health services in Newham including:
- Assessment and Brief Treatment Team (ABT)
- Two Recovery Teams
- Early Intervention Service (EIS)
Single point of referral
Referrals and enquiries for any resident of Newham who is thought to require a mental health service can be directed to 020 3288 5100
Assessment and Brief Treatment Team
The Assessment and Brief Treatment Team will receive all referrals and enquiries. This team will:
- offer advice
- onward referral
- assess and provide brief treatment for up to 6 months where appropriate
Named consultants will link with GPs.
Two NHS Recovery Teams
There are two area based Recovery Teams and referral to one of these teams is via your GP.
Your GP will ask you questions about how your mental health is at present and talk you through the different options available.
If your GP feels you would benefit from an assessment from one of the Recovery Teams, your GP will make the referral.
Once the Recovery Team has your contact details, they will make arrangements to meet you in order to carry out an assessment.
This is just a face to face meeting to discuss your concerns and they will offer advice, guidance and possibly treatment if required.
The NHS Recovery teams will provide care coordination and ongoing support and intervention for people with significant mental health support needs who require a longer term service.
The expectation is that this intervention will be time limited and recovery focused with the aim of returning people to primary care.
Early Intervention Service
The Newham Early Intervention Service assesses and works with people between the ages of 18 to 40 who are experiencing, or are at risk of developing, early onset psychosis, and with their families.
Clinical care is provided to clients who are showing signs of a first episode of psychotic illness or are in the first three years of being untreated for a psychotic illness.
East Ham Memorial Building
1st/2nd Floors, 298 Shrewsbury Road,
East Ham, London E7 8QP
Tel: 020 3288 5100
Fax: 020 3288 5101
The Appleby Centre
63 Appleby Road, Canning Town
London E16 1LQ
Tel: 020 3288 5800
Fax: 020 3288 5801