Primary Care Mental Health Teams (PCMHT) aim to provide information and support to enable people to work through emotional health difficulties that they may have, and to improve their overall health and wellbeing. The service is suitable for adults with mild to moderate mental health problems.
The service helps those experiencing common mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, and tries to tailor their service to the individual. This can be via self help materials, short "advice clinic" appointments, psycho-educational groups or short courses of brief individual therapy.
The first contact should be made to Healthcare professional eg district nurses, health visitors and GPs, who will advise a referral.
Anxiety and Stress
The service is for the following people who:
have a postcode within the Renfrewshire CHP catchment area
are aged over 18 years
have a “new” episode of depression (i.e. not needing treatment for depression in the last 6 months, or are referred within 2 months of the onset of the current episode)
have anxiety or panic symptoms that are likely to benefit from a brief intervention Referrals are accepted from GP ONLY via the SCI Gateway referral system.
0141 849 2208
Abbeymill Business Centre
12 Seedhill Road