Our Suffolk county-wide Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) service offers specialist assessments. The team also offers diagnosis and treatment for symptoms of ADHD in children and young people where appropriate. Our aim is to get to the root of the young person’s difficulties. We then help resolve them with appropriate evidence based ethical treatment and intervention.
- Service Manager Lead: Tabani Mabvura
- Service Contact: For East Suffolk telephone 01473 273070; For West Suffolk telephone 01284 733188
Bungalow 6, Walker Close, Ipswich, IP3 8LY G Block, Hospital Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3NR
- Service hours: This service is available from Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 17:00.
- What this service offers
- Access this service
- How this service support carers including friends and family
- Urgent help
What this service offers
Our Children Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) team offers assessments. The team can also offer diagnosis of ADHD where appropriate.
If our team do not think that the young person has ADHD they will offer help. This includes assisting the young person to access the right service and support to help resolve their difficulties.
Access this service
Our Children ADHD team accept referrals via the Wellbeing Hub from:
- General Practitioners
- Consultant Paediatricians from community or in-patient services
- School nursing
- Clinical/Educational Psychologists
- Primary Mental Health Link Workers
- Transfer from other Child and mental health services
- Interagency referrals.
We also welcome supporting evidence from SENCOs, Social workers and other statutory services.
How this service support carers including friends and family
Our team works in partnership with carers. We provide support, education and signposting where appropriate.
If you are a service user and are in crisis and need support urgently you can contact your service on the number which will have been provided.
Call 0808 196 3494 to speak to our 24 hour mental health crisis line called First Response.
If you are with someone who has attempted suicide, call 999 and stay with them until the ambulance arrives.
If anyone is at serious risk of harm, call 999 and ask for the police.
For non-life threatening medical situations, call NHS111 on 111.
For more information, see Help in a Crisis.