General Mental Health

Here is a list of the general adult mental health services. If you cannot find what you are looking for please check the other mental health topic pages: mental health crisisaddicition, gender identity, complex family work & domestic abuse, dementia, homelessness, learning disabilities, migrant health, perinatal mental health and sleep medicine. For children's mental health please see the children, young people & family topic page.

Healthy London Partnership has developed a range of materials designed to support GPs if they suspect someone may be experiencing a first episode of psychosis. Visit the page to download the materials.

Mental Capacity Act template

The template was designed by a pan-London working group as part of the London GP MCA quality improvement project. To use the template, download the files from the IT Tools page.


Services

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ADHD Clinic – Adult

Adult ADHD services

Affected Other's Support – CGL Some Space

Support for families/partners affected by someone else's drug and alcohol misuse

Age UK Camden Counselling

Counselling service for older citizens

Assertive Outreach Team

Service for adults with history of psychotic disorders who may have had difficulty working with other teams and services

Bereavement

Specialist support for adults, young people and specific ethnic groups

Books on Prescription

Self-help books aimed at people with moderate mental health problems

Camden Mental Health Assessment and Advice Team (CMHAAT)

Comprehensive assessment of mental health and social care needs, including urgent concerns

Choices Islington

Advisory sessions on unplanned pregnancy and counselling for those struggling to cope with a voluntary/involuntary pregnancy termination.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Advice for people who work, live or study in Camden, including advice on benefits, housing, employment, debt

Duty Social Worker

For emergencies and out of hours

Early Intervention Service (EIS)

For people who have presented to specialist mental health services with first episode of psychosis

Eating Disorders Services

Secondary care specialist services for young people and adults

Employment Support Services

Helping adults to get back into work

Fatigue Service

Diagnostic and management service for CFS/ME at Royal Free

Grief Encounter

Information, guidance and support to bereaved children and their carers after a bereavement

Healthy Minds Community Programme

Workshops and courses for all within Camden to improve wellbeing

Henna Asian Women's Group

Befriending service for Asian women and men over 65 to reduce isolation and increase access to mainstream services

Hopscotch Asian Women's Centre

Support services for Asian women

Housing Support Services

Advice and information on finding a home and avoiding homelessness

iCope – Psychological Therapies

Free advice for adults with a wide range of mental and physical problems, including stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia

IESO – Talking Therapy

Online talking therapy service for those struggling with depression, anxiety and other emotional problems

Interpreting Services

Face-to-face and telephone interpreting services and written translation service

Mayford and Peperfield Day Centre

Community activities for adults with profound and multiple disabilities

Mental Health Act (MHA) Sectioning

Helps to determine whether the patient has a severe mental disorder and needs treatment under the MHA

Mental Health Care of Older People (MHCOP)

Community-based service for older adults with mental illness and/or memory problems

Mental Health Recovery Teams

Supporting recovery of people with psychotic illnesses

Mental Wellbeing Centre – the Hub

Leisure activities, psychological support and therapy for patients with mental health needs

Mindfulness Based Therapies

Courses to help patients receive psychological support for chronic pain, stress and depression

Minority Services: Irish

Mental and physical health advice for Irish patients

Multilingual Mental Health Service: Nafsiyat

Culturally sensitive therapies, including language support

Open Minded (CAMHS)

For young people (under-18s) and their families affected by behavioural disorders and emotional and mental health problems, including parent

Parent and Carer Counselling Service (PCCS)

Free counselling service for parents and carers

Personality Disorders

Community clinical management for patients with diagnosis of personality disorder, including psychological support

Phoenix Wellbeing & Recovery Service

Mind in Camden's activities for those with mental health issues

Physical/Cognitive Disabilities: Exercise (Target)

Exercise programme for adults with long-term physical or cognitive difficulty

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Providers of psychodynamic psychotherapy (psychological support)

Psychology Stroke Service

Support for people who have had a stroke and/or their carers

Recovery College

Mental and physical health and wellbeing-related workshops, providing psychological support

Scope – Employment Services

Employment services for disabled patients

Self-harm Support

Self-harm peer support group for young women and female to male transgender young people

Sexual Problems

Service for people with sexual problems

Social Services

For adults in need of social-care support

Speech and Language Therapy

Community SLT for adults with complex neurological need and mental health problems

Team Around the Practice (TAP)

Practice-based service for patients whose psychological needs have not been met by mental health services (includes social prescribing)

The Camden Society

Supporting those with learning disabilities in housing, employment and learning services

Traumatic Stress Clinic

Psychological treatment for people with post-traumatic stress disorder

Women and Health

Affordable treatments for local women, including psychological support



            Dr Jasmin Malik, clinical lead for General Mental Health

Clinical Lead

Dr Jasmin Malik


            Dr Alex Warner, clinical lead for General Mental Health

Clinical Lead

Dr Alex Warner


Events View Upcoming

CEPN Mental Health Services Signposting

17th Jan 2019

CEPN Managing Suicidal Conversations – Various Dates

15th Jan 2019

UCLH Evening Seminar – Suicide – Self Harm

18th Dec 2018

Why MCA? Mental Health Capacity Act

12th Nov 2018

CEPN Mental Health Services Signposting

6th Nov 2018

Why MCA? Mental Health Capacity Act

19th Oct 2018

CEPN Mental Health Services Signposting

18th Oct 2018

CamEd September Event at the RCGP

27th Sep 2018

The Lighthouse Open Evenings (various dates)

25th Sep 2018

CEPN Mental Health Services Signposting

18th Sep 2018

Quality Improvement Network Event – Mental Health

13th Sep 2018

Why Mental Capacity Act? CEPN Training Event

6th Jul 2018

Digital Mental-health Training for Children and Young People

22nd Mar 2018

Suicide Prevention: stakeholder workshop

20th Mar 2018

Mental Capacity Act Conference at UCLH

20th Feb 2018

Dementia Training for Practice Managers

13th Feb 2018

CamEd April event at the RCGP

20th Apr 2017

IESO Digital Health: Managing common mental health disorders in primary care

16th Feb 2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

4th Oct 2016

Mental Health First Aid Training 27th & 28th Sept

27th Sep 2016

Mental Health First Aid Training 20th & 21st Sept

20th Sep 2016

Mental Health First Aid Training 19th & 20th Sept

19th Sep 2016

National Institute for Health Research Primary Care Research Event

17th May 2016

Health Checks, Frail & Elderly Session, Bite-size Behaviour Change for GPs and Practice Nurses & Membership Summit

20th Apr 2016

The Age of Anxiety

18th Mar 2016

Young people's mental health GP study afternoon

24th Feb 2016

Mental Health Training Event

17th Dec 2014

End-of-Life Care & Dementia

19th Mar 2014



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Last updated: Oct 22nd, 2018
Review date: May 31st, 2019