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Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Service

 What help do you offer?

​The ADHD service provides assessment and brief interventions to people with an existing or new diagnosis of ADHD.

 How do I get help from your service?

​Referrals are accepted from GPs, Practice Nurses and Secondary Mental Health Professionals with a brief history and a rating scale being attached.

 What hours is your service available?

​Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00

 What can I expect from you?

​An appointment letter will be sent to you with a number of forms for you, your partner, parents or somebody else close to you to complete and bring to a lengthy assessment taking up to half a day with a Doctor or specially trained Non-Medical Nurse Prescriber.

At the end of this appointment we will discuss with you whether or not you have ADHD and if you do we will discuss treatment options with you. This could involve initiating and titrating medication, psychoeducation, specialist support and access to additional therapy, wherever appropriate.

 What is the main address of your service?

​Adult ADHD Service,
Resource Centre,
Northgate Hospital,
Northgate Street,
Great Yarmouth,
Norfolk
NR30 1BU

 How can I contact you?

​Letter to address above
01493 337781
Adult.adhd.gyw@nsft.nhs.uk

 What conditions do you treat?

​Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adults

 What support do you offer carers including friends and family?

​You are welcome to bring anyone close to you to all appointments, anyone who supports you is entitled to a carer’s assessment which we can arrange. We are hoping to start a carer’s support group in the future but this is not currently running yet.

 Service manager name?

​Robert Mack

 I need help urgently! Who do I call?

​Unfortunately we are often not able to respond to urgent / crisis situations, if you contact our administrator on the number above somebody from the team will try to get back to you as soon as possible, however, any life threatening or urgent concerns should be raised with your GP, out of hour’s primary care services or A&E as appropriate