A sub specialist function of the wider community team providing intensive interventions to those with serious mental health problems who are difficult to engage. The service is for men and women over the age of 18 years.
Assertive Outreach aims to improve the quality of life for patients by:
- preventing social exclusion
- helping you to manage and cope with difficulties
- promoting choice
- managing risk
- reducing hospital admissions
The team consists of nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, a psychologist, project workers, medical and administrative staff.
How to get referred
Via Care Co-ordinator, Specialist Mental Health Service