Family Meetings – Information Leaflet

When a person needs the help of mental health services this will also have an impact on the lives of those who care about them. This may include a partner, relatives, close friends and important others. Family meetings offer a place where those who are concerned can talk together with a member of staff in a relaxed manner.

Family Meetings – Information Leaflet

When a person needs the help of mental health services this will also have an impact on the lives of those who care about them. This may include a partner, relatives, close friends and important others. Family meetings offer a place where those who are concerned can talk together with a member of staff in a relaxed manner.

Forensic Outpatient Department – Patient Information Leaflet

We hope this leaflet will provide you with the information you need whilst attending the Forensic Outpatients Department. It includes information about the department and who is the service for as well as what will happen when you arrive at forensic outpatients.

Fraser – A young persons guide

This leaflet is to provide young people with information about Fraser before they arrive. There is information about what it is, where it is, what you can bring for your room and what activities are carried out at Fraser.

Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (North East and North Cumbria) – patient and referrer information

The Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (North East and North Cumbria) is a joint partnership between Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust and Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. The service delivers forensic consultation, assessment and in some instances specialist intervention and treatment across the area to young people up to the age of 18 years with both forensic mental health and complex non-forensic mental health need. This information aims to provide referrers with information about what they can expect from them and how to make a referral.

What is family therapy?

Family and systemic psychotherapy – also known as family therapy – can help those in close relationships to better understand and support each other. It enables family members to express and explore difficult thoughts and emotions safely, understand each other’s experiences and views, appreciate each other’s needs, build on family strengths, and work together to make useful changes in their relationships and their lives.

Family Therapy – Information leaflet

Family Therapists offer therapeutic support to individuals who are troubled by a mental health problem and to their relatives or others who are close to them (for instance, partners or close friends).

Feeling on the edge? Helping you get through it

A Royal College of Psychiatrist's leaflet for people who are distressed, are experiencing suicidal thoughts or who self-harm. It will help you understand what is going on and about the help you can get.

Feeling overwhelmed? Helping you stay safe

Information by Royal College of Psychiatrists about staying safe. We all want to make sure that you know what help you can get to stay safe and how you can get it. We know that you may feel completely helpless - we’re just glad that you have taken the time to read this. In spite of feeling that you have no control over your life, there may be some things that you – and other people - can do to make things better. There will be people who really do want to help. You may know them already, like your family and friends, or they may be professionals who you have not met yet.

Fellside – Patient Information Leaflet

This leaflet provides information for people who are staying on Fellside ward. Fellside is an acute admission ward for men over the age of 18 years with mental health problems based at the Tranwell Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead.

Welcome Pack – Ferndene

This leaflet provides you with information that you will find useful during your stay at Ferndene, it tells you about the staff, the ward, the treatments and therapies available to you.

Food for Thought – an NHS self help guide

This is an NHS self help booklet, there are suggestions for some steps you can take to develop a healthier lifestyle as well as some written exercises to help you decide what changes you would like to make.

Community Intervention Service – Information Leaflet

This leaflet provides you with information about the Community Intervention Service, part of the Offender Personality Disorder Pathway. It tells you who the service is for and what happens at appointments.