NHS CPFT Primary Care Mental Health Service

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The Primary Care Mental Health Service (PCMHS) provides specialist mental health assessment within GP surgeries so people experiencing mental health challenges can access prompt advice and support, receive help in a community setting and experience a joined-up approach to care.

The Primary Care Mental Health Service used to be called PRISM. This video gives you an overview of the service:

This service is accessed via referral from your GP. The Primary Care Mental Health Service support anyone aged 17-64 experiencing mental health challenges based on a person’s needs rather than their diagnosis.

For self-help with mental health challenges, take a look at the Keep Your Head website:

Keep Your Head Adult Mental Health Website

If you need support with your mental health, remember you can always reach out to your GP. If you need urgent help for yourself or someone you are caring for, please call 111 and select the mental health option.

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