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Young Persons Specialist Services (YPSS)

We offer specialist mental health assessments, interventions, consultation and training from our base in Derby and across Southern Derbyshire. We work with core partners in the Youth Offending Service, Social Care, Housing, schools/colleges, Multi Agency Teams, Social Care and other service providers. Our core business includes assessment and treatment of Mental Health difficulties in young people aged 16 to 18 years. Young people are seen within 6 weeks of referral unless they require urgent assessment when they are seen sooner.

We offer many different interventions, therapy and support tailored to individual circumstances and disorders.

We pride ourselves in the integration of a youth work model that sits alongside the specialist interventions to support the development of the young persons self identity and build on their social skills. Our team is multi-disciplinary including Nurses, Consultant Psychiatry, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Youth Workers and Therapists.

Address details Community Health Services Temple House Clinic Mill Hill Lane Derbyshire DE23 6SA
Telephone 01332 623726 elizabeth.banahan@derbyshcft.nhs.uk Website address www.derbyshirehealthcareft.nhs.uk

Age groups

16 years To 18 years

This provider is open during:
All Year

Additional cost or availability information

This service is also offered at Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) bases in Belper, Long Eaton, Swadlincote and Ashbourne.

Eligibility information

Eligibility:

This service is for young people and their carers/family members where the young person is experiencing problems relating to their mental health or associated behaviours.

Referral route:

Self referral, GP's and other agencies involved with the young person.

Transition arrangements:

We work collaboratively with the young person, family and supporting agencies. Discharge/transfer will be coordinated following a review/multi agency meeting.

Transfer to adult mental health services and other adult providers often begins 6 months prior to the young person's 18th birthday.

Referral information

  • Self Referral
  • Via Gp Or Other Health Professional

Additional Needs area of experience

The provider has indicated that they have experience and/or training in the following additional need. Please contact them for more information.

Autistic spectrum, Challenging behaviours, Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder, Mental Health Needs, Complex Health Needs, Able To Administer Medication,

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