South Tyneside Lifecycle Mental Health Service aims to help people experiencing mild to moderately severe mental health problems.
They aim to help children and young people at the earliest possible stage to support children, young people and families to develop skills and promote positive wellbeing and reduce the risk of further distress.
The service offers support and advice to help young people learn skills to manage the way they feel.
They offer evidence-based treatments for common mental health issues, including:
low mood and depression
worry and anxiety
bereavement / loss
relationship and family difficulties
The service can adapt how they provide support to fit a person's individual needs.
Who can access the service
is living in South Tyneside
is registered with a South Tyneside GP, or accessing services within South Tyneside
has a mild to moderately severe mental health need
They support children and young people within the following age ranges:
Early years (0 to 5 years)
Children (6 to 13 years)
Young people (14 to17 years)
Young adults (18 to 25 years)
How to access the service
The service accepts both self-referrals and referrals from practitioners.
If you are a parent or carer for a child, or a young person (aged 16 and over), you can make a self-referral.
The service will take your name and basic details.
You will be asked to book a telephone appointment to discuss yours / your child's needs in more detail.
You can request that a referral form is sent to you.