Veterans' Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison (TIL) Service

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The Veterans' Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison (TIL) Service provides comprehensive mental health assessment and assertive treatment/advocacy. Assessments cover: 

  • mental health
  • drug and alcohol 
  • physical health
  • employment
  • finances
  • social and housing needs.

Individuals are referred to mainstream NHS services and charities (including veteran-specific charities). Also offers information to partners and family members, and help to access local services if required. If mainstream services cannot be identified or an individual falls between the gaps of services and has military-related complex mental health difficulties they can be treated within the complex treatment arm of the service.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • service personnel approaching discharge from the UK Armed Forces
  • veterans. Please note: a veteran is anyone who has served for one day in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (regular or reserve)
  • reservists when they are not mobilised

who are either

  • registered with a GP practice in London, Kent, Surrey, East Sussex and West Sussex
  • living in London, Kent, Surrey, East Sussex and West Sussex

Exclusions

  • individuals unable to provide proof of their service (eg. military number) in the UK Armed Forces.

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses, Any professional or worker from a veteran or welfare agency can refer

EMIS form

Referral methods: Email

A more detailed referral allows for a better assessment, so referrals that include as much background information as possible are preferred. 

Complete the Veterans Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison form and email to cim-tr.veteranstilservice-lse@nhs.net

Where to find the form

In local EMIS global document library systems as follows:

Barnet: Bar Global Documents > Mental Health
Enfield: ENF Global Documents > Mental Health
Haringey: HAR Global Documents > Mental Health
Islington: ISL Global Documents > Mental Health

Camden: Find the form on the Camden EMIS Forms page

All referrals must be accompanied by a signed Consent to Release Service and Medical Information form which is included in the referral form.

Self-referral Patient Leaflet

Clients can self-refer, but many find it difficult to take that first step into treatment. Therefore, a referral from an agency, in agreement with the client, is preferable. 

For self-referrals, the client should fill out the referral and consent form available online and post to:

Veterans’ Mental Health TIL Service - London and South East St Pancras Hospital, 4th Floor, West Wing, 4 St Pancras Way, London NW1 0PE

For advice about self-referrals, the client can get in touch with the service.


t: 020 3317 6818

e: cim-tr.veteranstilservice-lse@nhs.net


Locations

4th Floor West Wing, St Pancras Hospital

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm


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