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The Mental Health Safety Planning Service in East Berkshire provides support for those who are at risk of self-harm or have thoughts of ending their life.

Who is it suitable for?

If you live in East Berkshire and have attended A&E or Mental Health Integrated Community Service (MHICS) because you have had thoughts about ending your life and/or are at risk of self-harm, then this Service aims to support you.

What can I expect?

You will be referred by East Berkshire Psychological Services (EPBS) or MHICS. The Mental Health Safety Planning Team will make contact 1-3 working days after the referral. The Team will work with you on a one-to-one basis for six sessions.

These sessions will involve listening and working with you to develop a Safety Plan, which includes;

  • Working with you to increase connections and reduce isolation.
  • Supporting you to identify and develop coping skills.
  • Signposting you to other services and sources of support.
  • Providing educational strategies to help manage situations that trigger self-harm or thoughts of ending your life.

How can I access this service?

Referral to the service is only via MHICS or EPBS. If you’d like to find out more, please email: [email protected]

If you need support now, please contact East Berkshire Safe Haven . You can find more information by clicking the button below.

In an emergency, please contact your local Accident and Emergency Department.


Download the Mental Health Safety Planning Service PDF

Mental Health Safety Planning Service leaflet


If you feel you require any support to access this service, for example hearing loop, translator or mobility aids, please call 01494 463364 or email [email protected] and we will get back to you to discuss your individual needs.

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