Bath and North East Somerset

NHS Community Mental Health Service (CMHT)

The Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) assesses, treats and manages care needs and provides support for people experiencing serious mental health problems. The team help you to live as independently as possible in your community.

They are integrated teams of different health and social care professionals – Community Mental Health Nurses; Health Occupational Therapists; Psychiatrists; Psychologists and Social Workers. The teams bring together many different types of knowledge, skills and expertise. They look at you as a whole person so you get the care, treatment and support you need.

CMHT services may include:

Community Mental Health Nursing – supporting you to manage your health and providing treatment in the community
Occupational Therapy – working with you to overcome difficulties with day to day tasks that you need or want to do
Psychiatry – diagnosing mental health problems, prescribing medication and recommending treatment
Psychology – helping you understand how your thoughts and feelings affect your behaviour
Social Work services – providing help at home or with your social needs, including help with housing problems, financial support or general advice and support

Your GP needs to refer you to this service. Contact your GP if you are experiencing a mental health problem. They will refer you to the local CMHT if appropriate.

Talking Therapies in Bath and North East Somerset

The service offers a wide range of interventions to people who are aged 16 years and over and who are registered with a GP within Bath and North East Somerset. These interventions have been researched to show that they are effective in treating difficulties such as:-

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Panic
  • Post Natal Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Telephone: 01225 675150 (Monday to Friday between 9am – 5pm, outside of these hours you will be able to leave a message)

Website: https://www.bswccg.nhs.uk/your-health/hospital-care/mental-health-services

Clinic times:
Monday: 9am – 8pm
Tuesday: 9am – 8pm
Wednesday: 9am – 5pm
Thursday 9am – 8pm
Friday: 9am – 5pm

Lift Psychology in Swindon

Life can throw up all sorts of difficulties and even day-to-day life, both at home and at work, can be stressful.  Lift offers many types of support for a variety of issues, ranging from general stress to low self-esteem and anxiety. Clients can book a telephone appointment by calling on the below number between 9am and 5pm.

Tel: 01793 836836

Website: https://lift-swindon.awp.nhs.uk

Email: awp.lift-psychology@nhs.net

Bath Mind

Bath Mind were established in 1998 by a group of local people with lived experience of mental ill health who wanted to provide information and activities for people in the community.  Since then they have worked hard to develop what they do in response to local needs. Many of the current staff have lived experience of facing mental health challenges; they have a greater understanding of the community that they support.

They are in contact with over 3,400 people annually to improve, prevent and maintain mental health and wellbeing. While they are affiliated to national Mind, they receive no direct funding from them. We are a self – sustaining, independent locally run charity.

Bath Mind’s office line can be called 8am–4pm Monday-Friday (except Bank Holidays) on 01225 316199

Bath Mind’s evening support line Breathing Space is running from Monday -Thursday from 5:30pm-11:30pm, on 01225 983130

Bath Mind’s face-to-face crisis service is open Monday – Sunday evenings from 18:00-22:30 at Oasis Church, Fountain Buildings, Bath, BA1 5DU.

Website: https://www.bathmind.org.uk

 

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