Kentish Town Mental Health Care and Support Service

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The Core Team is a community mental health team that offers non-urgent mental health assessments and interventions such as peer coaching, psychological assessments and brief interventions.

The team does not offer a neurodevelopmental disorder service and are unable to diagnose autism, learning disabilities or ADHD. Please send referrals for autism, learning disabilities and ADHD to the relevant service with the referral forms for their service.


The new neighbourhood team of NHS, social care and voluntary sector experts offers comprehensive mental health care and support to adults including: 

  • mental health assessment and advice
  • physical health assessment and follow-up care
  • pharmacological treatment
  • psychological therapies
  • social prescribing
  • social care including Care Act assessments
  • specialist care 
  • peer coaching 
  • psycho-social support
  • holistic health and wellbeing support 
  • individual placement support. 

Using a trauma-informed approach, clients co-produce a holistic personal care and support plan. Care is managed by an assigned key worker, who can be contacted during and post treatment should any further support be required.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

The Kentish Town Central and Kentish Town South teams are both operating within this service, and the teams are aligned to different PCNs. Residents must therefore be registed at either:

  • The Caversham Group Practice, Parliament Hill Medical Centre or Prince of Wales Group Practice in Kentish Town (Central)
  • James Wigg Group Practice or Queens Crescent Practice in Kentish Town (South).

The eligibility criteria for both teams is as below:

  • aged >17.5, including older adults, people with complex needs, co-existing addiction, eating disorders, frailty or other conditions
  • experiencing new or recurring, non-urgent mental health challenges 
  • ineligible or unsuited for iCope talking therapy.

Exclusions

  • experiencing urgent mental health crisis
  • has significant risk of self harm. 

Please refer urgent cases to Camden Crisis Team by telephoning 080 0917 3333


How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

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Referral methods: Email

All services currently require a GP referral. Using the designated form, please provide as much detail as possible and recommend care and support from the services listed. 

Please email completed referral forms to camden.MHCT@candi.nhs.uk New referrals are typically reviewed and confirmed by email within 10 working days.


Locations

Kentish Town Central Mental Health Care & Support Service

8am-6pm, Monday to Friday


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