For clinicians

Doctor: Dr Gavin Mckay
Lead person for queries: David Tyler - manager
Tel: 0300 300 1882
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Referrals will be accepted through ACAT (Acute Care Assessment Team) 0300 555 1201.

Criteria: Aged 16 to 65. Mental health crisis is so severe they would otherwise be admitted to hospital. Resident in Redbridge.

Exclusions: This HTT service is not usually appropriate for individuals with:

  • mild anxiety disorders
  • primary diagnosis of alcohol or other substance misuse
  • brain damage
  • learning disabilities, with no dual diagnosis of mental illness
  • recent history of self-harm but not suffering from a psychotic illness or severe depressive illness
  • crisis related solely to relationship issues

Test results required at referral: None