Northumberland Community Learning Disability Service, Psychological Services provides specialist support for People with Learning Disabilities (PWLD) who are experiencing mental health difficulties. They offer a range of services including scaffolding and augmenting of mainstream services who are working with PWLD, teaching and training on mental health and PWLD, service provider training, consultation clinics, and formulation driven individual and family psychotherapy when the complexity and adaptation required means mainstream services are not appropriate.
How to get Referred
As a specialist service referrals are accepted by any health or social care professional. Telephone queries are welcomed regarding potential referrals. All referrals are discussed at a weekly meeting multidisciplinary team meeting of professionals.