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.