Talking Therapies/IAPT Service

Talking Therapies: new services available in Redbridge

Friday, 6 February, 2015

North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) is asking you to look after your mental health by contacting its talking therapies service if you are experiencing depression or anxiety disorders such as:

  • panic attacks
  • anxiety
  • excessive worry
  • phobias
  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • agoraphobia
  • obsessive compulsive disorder
  • stress
  • relationship difficulties

There are many types of talking therapies available and some are better for certain problems, conditions and people than others.

If you are experiencing any of the conditions mentioned and live in Redbridge, you can contact the NELFT talking therapy services for your borough without a GP referral. Talking therapy is available to individuals and couples who live in Redbridge, are over 18, have a local GP and are not already being treated.

To help you decide which one would be most suitable for you, contact talking therapies, which NELFT calls improving access to psychological therapy services (IAPT) by telephone or email: 0300 555 1220 or email rdb.psychology@nhs.net

  • Feeling depressed?
    Having panic attacks? Contact Redbridge’s talking therapy service on 0300 555 1220 or email  rdb.psychology@nhs.net
      
  • Feeling anxious and worry excessively?
    Contact Redbridge’s talking therapy service on 0300 555 1220 or email rdb.psychology@nhs.net
      
  • Got post traumatic stress disorder?
    Contact Redbridge’s talking therapy service on 0300 555 1220 or email rdb.psychology@nhs.net
     
  • Got an extreme fear of an object, place, situation, animal?
    Contact Redbridge’s talking therapy service on 0300 555 1220 or email
    rdb.psychology@nhs.net
     
  • Have thoughts that repeatedly cause anxiety or unease?
    Contact Redbridge’s talking therapy service on 0300 555 1220 or email rdb.psychology@nhs.net
     
  • Feel you’re not coping at home or work?
    Contact Redbridge’s talking therapy service on 0300 555 1220 or email rdb.psychology@nhs.net
     
  • Save a relationship that’s in trouble
    Contact Redbridge’s talking therapy service on 0300 555 1220 or email rdb.psychology@nhs.net
     
  • Need help to get through separation and divorce?
    Contact Redbridge’s talking therapy service on 0300 555 1220 or email rdb.psychology@nhs.net

For an information leaflet, follow this link: http://www.nelft.nhs.uk/_documentbank/IAPT_leaflet_RB.pdf

NELFT would appreciate you letting them know about any community events you have planned for February and March so that, if possible, they can attend and set up and an information stall. Please email details about your public events to communications@nelft.nhs.uk

 

Service Promotion - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), is an NHS primary care service in England which offers a free and confidential evidence based psychological therapy service for people who are 18 year of age and over and who are feeling stressed, anxious, low in mood or depressed.

For further information on this service please contact:

0300 555 1220 or

visit: http://www.nelft.nhs.uk/services-redbridge-iapt.

Please note there is an option on the website for patients to complete an online self-referral.

Depression Questionnaire

This easy to use patient questionnaire has been validated for use in Primary Care.

It is used by your doctor to monitor the severity of depression and response to treatment.

It can also be used to make a tentative diagnosis of depression.

PHQ-9 Depression Assessment Questionnaire



 
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