We provide intensive support for you during mental health crisis. We provide prompt and effective home treatment, including medication, and brief psychological interventions in order to prevent hospital admissions and give support to your carers. We also act as a gatekeeper to other mental health services such as acute inpatient care, referring you to other services if longer term follow up is indicated.
We accept referrals from
the Access and Assessment team, Adult Recovery Teams, acute psychiatric wards,
psychiatric liaison team, the 111 service, GPs or other health service
can self-refer if you have recently been discharged from the CRHT service
(within the last 4 weeks.)
users open to secondary mental health services, it is expected that you would
have been seen within 48 hours prior to your referral.
If you are assessed as
needing our service, you are referred to us and contacted by a member of our
team to arrange your initial assessment, usually for the same or the next day.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
staff come from various disciplines in order to provide as holistic an
assessment and experience as possible. Although you are unlikely to see the
same person on every visit, each member of the team will be familiar with your
situation and work with you towards your recovery. You can expect to see a
psychiatrist in the early stages and receive appropriate treatment, support and
We do not expect to resolve
your difficulties entirely, but to refer you on to another team or service
appropriate to your needs if required. We are used to managing situations that
feel risky and encourage a collaborative, honest relationship in order for you
to experience the positive benefits of sharing difficult thoughts or feelings.
We see you as required, and can visit more often than daily if you need it.
We need your cooperation
and consent in order to work productively with you; at times where consent
cannot be reached we discuss and consider alternatives with you.
We ensure your involvement
with us is treated in confidence.
Great Yarmouth & Waveney Acute ServicesNorthgate HospitalNorthgate StreetGreat YarmouthNR30 1BU
Call 01493 337858
We treat a wide range of conditions and disorders that result in mental health crisis.
We offer time and support for carers. We can also refer on for carers assessments where necessary. We encourage you to involve your families in your care, and where appropriate and agreed, we share information and offer guidance to your carers.
Facilities available onsiteParking spaces are available onsite, free of charge.
We have disabled access and toilet facilities.
People already being treated by our service should call 01493 337858