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Wellbeing Services

 

 

Welcome to the

Wellbeing Team

 

The Wellbeing Service offers psychological help and practical support for people experiencing a wide range of very common mental health problems such as worry, low mood, insomnia and stress. We also provide support for carers and people who are struggling with the reality of living with long term physical health conditions. Our service can provide help too if you are experiencing anxiety or low mood during or after pregnancy.

Many of the options that we offer are based on cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) which has shown through research to be a highly effective psychological therapy for people experiencing anxiety or depression. CBT involves looking at the way you think and your ways of coping in order to identify changes that you can make that may help you to feel better.

We deliver treatment in a variety of ways to ensure we can support those needing help as flexibly as possible. Interventions include guided self-help using self-help materials, facilitated Computerised CBT programs, skills based workshops and individual sessions.

 

If you feel that you would benefit from the service, you are over 16 years and are registered with a GP in Hertfordshire, please make a self-referral by calling the team on 0300 777 0707 or completing a referral form online at http://www.hpft.nhs.uk/wellbeing-service

Alternatively you can discuss this further with your GP.

Once you a make contact with the team we aim to be in contact within a few days to book your initial assessment appointment. At this assessment appointment you will be able to discuss your problems in more detail and reach a decision about which form of treatment may be most suitable for you. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is the link to the main webpage http://www.hpft.nhs.uk/wellbeing-service from here patients can explore further info about the service & make a self-referral.

We also have social media pages available, if you’d like to use these the links are below.

https://www.facebook.com/HPFTWellbeing/

 https://twitter.com/HPFT_Wellbeing

 

 

 

Self-Referral Form

 

We accept referrals from clients who are aged 16 years and over and registered with a GP in Hertfordshire.

 

Demographic Information

First, we would like to know a little bit about you…

 

First Name:

 

Surname:

 

Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy):

         /         /

Gender (please circle):

Male /     Female

 

Address:

 

 

 

 

 

Postcode:

 

 

 

Landline number:

 

Can voicemail messages be left on your landline (please circle):

Yes     /   No

 

Mobile number:

 

Can voicemail messages be left on your mobile (please circle):

Yes     /   No

 

Your GP’s name:

 

Name and address of your surgery:

 

Is your GP aware of your self-referral (please circle)?

Yes     /   No

 

Your ethnicity (please tick)

    White British

    White Irish

    Any other white

    Mixed: White & Black Caribbean

    Mixed: White & Black African

    Mixed: White & Asian

    Any other mixed background

    Asian or Asian British: Pakistani

    Asian or Asian British: Bangladeshi

    Asian or Asian British: Indian

    Asian or Asian British: Any other background

 

    Chinese

    Other (please state):

    I do not wish to state

 

Current Difficulties

Please describe the problem you would like help with:

 

 

 

 

 

How long have you had this problem (e.g. weeks, months, years)?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you received, or are you currently receiving, treatment for this problem (please circle)?

Yes     /   No

If yes, please give details (e.g. what, when and for how long):

 

 

 

Are you currently taking any medication (please circle)?

Yes     /   No

If yes, please give details:

 

 

 

Are there any issues with alcohol or recreational drugs?

Alcohol (please circle):

Yes   /     No

Drugs (please circle):

Yes   /     No

If yes, please specify:

 

 

 

 

 

Assessing Risk

 

Do you currently feel you are a risk to yourself (please circle)?

Yes   /     No

Do you currently feel you are a risk to others (please circle)?

Yes   /     No

Do you currently feel you are at risk from others (please circle)?

Yes   /     No

If yes, please give details:

 

 

 

 

Are your family and friends concerned about any of your behaviours (please circle)?

Yes   /     No

If yes, please give details:

 

 

 

 

 

Please let us know what you are hoping to gain from our service:

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you for taking the time to complete this form. A member of our team will contact you after receiving the form, in order to arrange an appointment for you to be seen within 28 days.

 

 

Please return this form to the following address:

Freepost RTHZ-XTSC-BXKC

The Single Point of Access,

Wellbeing Service Referral,

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

99 Waverley Road

St Albans

AL3 5TL

 

 

 

Or e-mail it to: spafastrack@HPFT.nhs.uk

 

 

Please note that unless you are sending the email from an encrypted system, this method of communication may not be secure. If you have any concerns about emailing it back to us, please post to the above address.

 

Please note: Our service is not able to provide immediate support in an emergency. If you require immediate urgent help, please contact the Single Point of Access (SPA) service on: 0300 777 0707

 

October 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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