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Community Mental Health Services

Isle of Wight Community Mental Health Services serve the local community to provide a comprehensive assessment and range of treatments and services to adults of all ages with mental health problems, some with complex needs.

The service consists of a range of clincial staff including Consultants Psychiatrists, Junior Doctors, Psychological Therapists, Qualified Mental Health Nurses, Social Care Practitioners, Occupational Therapists and Support Workers.

Who is the Service for?

Our services are available via a GP referral for adults of all ages experiencing mental health problems. We provide a single point of entry to Mental Health Services for people who have conditions such as:

Anxiety, depression, OCD, phobic disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, Bi-Polar Disorder, Schizo-Affective Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychotic Depression, First Episode Psychosis.

How do you access this service?

Contact your GP to request a referral to this service. Your GP will talk to you about your options and will make a referral to our services if they feel it will meet your needs.

Once you have been referred to us, we will carry out a specialist assessment which is designed to find out what care and support you need. We may also make an initial diagnosis of your condition during this assessment.

How we may help you:

  • A Screening and Assessment Service will determine people’s needs/diagnosis
  • You may be referred or signposted to other agencies/services
  • You may be referred for a social care assessment
  • Out Patient Clinics are provided

We provide a variety of interventions and treatments for people with mental health problems such as:

anxiety management, coping strategies, phobic programmes, talking therapies, group therapies, relapse prevention, medication management, carers support, problem solving, psychosocial education and intervention, risk assessment and management, care co-ordination, health promotion

The national Care Programme Approach is used for supporting people in the community with multiple complex needs and staff may see people in their own homes or in one of our local clinics.

Our Clinical and Non-Clinical bases are as follows:

Opening Hours are all Monday – Friday 9- 5pm

West/Central and South Locality Teams, Community Mental Health Services
Chantry House – 29-31 Pyle Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1JW - Tel: 01983 525254

North East Locality Team, Community Mental health Services
1st Floor, South Block, St. Mary’s Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5TG (Staff Base Only) - Tel: 01983 552402/534065      

Early Intervention in Psychosis Service
1st Floor, South Block, St. Mary’s Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5TG (Staff Base Only) - Tel: 01983 552555 


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