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Sometimes people need more specialist advice, support and treatment regarding mental illness. In this area you will find services that offer long term support around serious issues that you or your loved one may be struggling with. 

  

Pennine Care Mental Health Access Team and  Living Life Well Neighbourhood Mental Health Team

The access team are the single point of entry into adult mental health services (age 16-65 years) in Tameside and Glossop.

The team receives all adult referrals from professionals into mental health services, to identify the most appropriate care pathway. 

They provide a triage function and, if required, complete routine assessments to identify the most appropriate care pathway.    

The Living Life Well Neighbourhood Mental Health Team is a multi-agency team working with people with complex multi-faceted needs which would not be effectively addressed within the Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service or within Secondary Care Services. The purpose of the team is to provide a range of person-centred interventions including assessment, care planning, interventions and support for individuals introduced to the service. Integral to the team is having close relationship with a wide range of partners/services such as; housing, debt support, employers etc.
Phone:   0161 716 4247
Monday- Friday 9am - 5pm
https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/your-services/service-directory/tameside-and-glossop/mental-health/adults/
Suitable for
Access Team- Individuals aged 16-65 years  who require specialist advice, support and treatment regarding mental health difficulties Neighbourhood Mental Health  Team work with individuals aged 16+ 
DURING COVID 19
Still available for advice and guidance, receiving and triaging referrals to the most appropriate offer for the individual.
Service delivery changing as appropriate for services/ level of need and risk, reduced face to face contact where clinically indicated.
 

Secondary Care Mental Health Services – for adults with serious mental illness-Pennine Care FT

Mental Health Access Team. Single Point of entry into all specialist MH services for adults aged 18-65 years;
  • Tameside Home Treatment Team
  • ADHD service
  • Liaison Mental Health team A&E (formally RAID)
  • Criminal Justice Mental Health Service
  • Inpatient wards
  • Community mental health teams – North and South
  • Psychological Therapies Services
  • Early Intervention Psychosis Team
Single point of access for referrals 
Phone::  0161 716 4247
Monday- Friday 9am - 5pm
Services have individual days &  hours of operation
 
Website: https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/your-services/service-directory/tameside-and-glossop/mental-health/adults/
Suitable for
Individuals aged 16-65 years  who require specialist advice, support and treatment regarding serious mental illness
DURING COVID 19
Still available for advice and guidance, receiving and triaging referrals to the most appropriate offer for the individual.
Service delivery changing as appropriate for services/ level of need and risk, reduced face to face contact where clinically indicated.
 

Secondary Care Mental Health Services – for adults with serious mental illness-Pennine Care FT

Single point of entry into all specialist MH services for people aged 65 & over.
  • Home Intervention Team
  • Community Mental Health Team
  • Liaison Mental Health team A&E (formally RAID)
  • Psychological therapies
  • Memory assessment service
  • Inpatient wards
Whittaker day hospital
Single point of access for referrals:
Monday – Friday
9am – 5pm
Phone:  0161 716 3400
Services have individual  days & hours of operation
Website: https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/your-services/service-directory/tameside-and-glossop/mental-health/older-people/

Suitable for
Individuals aged 65+ years who require specialist advice, support and treatment regarding serious mental illness.

DURING COVID 19
Still available for advice and guidance, receiving and triaging referrals to the most appropriate offer for the individual.
Service delivery changing as appropriate for services/ level of need and risk, reduced face to face contact where clinically indicated.
 

Speciality Community Perinatal Mental Health Team

The Specialist Perinatal CMHT supports women who experience high-risk mental health problems during and after pregnancy, and for their infant up to the age of one year. The team provides assessment, care and treatment including; the prevention, detection and management of maternal mental health problems that complicate pregnancy and the postpartum year.

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Phone: 0161 271 0188
Website: https://www.gmmh.nhs.uk/perinatal-community

Suitable for

Women aged 16+ who experience high-risk mental health problems during and after pregnancy, and for their infant up to the age of one year.

DURING COVID 19

Service delivery changing as appropriate for services/ level of need and risk, reduced face to face contact where clinically indicated. Telephone and digital appointments available.
 

Tameside Council  OPT –in Social Inclusion and Wellbeing Team

The OPT-in team, based at Wilshaw House Mental Health Information and Resource Centre, offer support to people affected by mental health issues by providing a range of social and activity groups in community settings throughout Tameside.

Monday – Friday
9am – 5pm
Phone: 0161 342 4383/ 0161 324 3184

Suitable for

Individuals 18+ who struggle with complex mental health issues.

DURING COVID 19

All group sessions have ceased. All those who currently will be supported by the team if needed  via telephone support, video call, skype etc