Merton and Sutton Early Intervention in Psychosis Service
Who we are
This Early Intervention Service is a community based service for people aged 17 to 65 years, who have experienced symptoms of psychosis for the first time.
Who is the service for
This service is for residents of Merton and Sutton aged 17 - 65 experiencing a first episode of psychosis. The service works collaboratively with the young person, their family and friends with the aim of minimising the impact this has on their lives.
The earlier someone gets help, the quicker support can be put in place to help their recovery.
Conditions we treat
We cover the following conditions:Psychotic episodes
Where to find us
Telephone: 020 8254 8358
Fax: 020 3513 4465
Our opening hours
Monday - Friday 9:00am -5:00pm
(Other times by appointment)
Who you might see / our staff
Dr Louise Guest: Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Lead:
David Jarrott: Team Manager
What you can expect
Anyone who uses our services first gets an assessment of their mental health needs and a plan of the care and support they will receive. They will also will also have one named person who co-ordinates their care and support. This person will be called either a named professional or, if your needs are more complex, a care co-ordinator. This person should be your main point of contact. You can speak to them about how your treatment and support are going.
Referrals are taken from: GPs, self referrals, other mental health teams, social services.
Referrals are made through the Assessment Teams: Merton Borough - Merton Assessment Team 0203 458 5596, Sutton Borough: Sutton UPLIFT (Assessment Team) 0203 513 4044 or 0800 032 1411