Providing Mental Health and Mental Capacity support, advice and signposting, to health and social care professionals.
AWP Service in North Somerset
Accessing AWP services
If you have any questions or wish to contact one of the teams, contact AWP’s switchboard
Tel: 01225 325687
Primary Care Liaison Service (PCLS)
Provide specialist mental health advice and assessment that is appropriate to level of presenting need/risk. Following an assessment, the person may be given advice on local services that may assist with their needs, or ensure that there is a seamless transfer into a secondary mental health team. The team delivers some brief interventions; however, ongoing work is delivered by other teams.
Based: Long Fox Unit, Grange Road, Uphill, and Weston-super-Mare, BS23 4TS.
Tel: 01934 836406 8: 00 am-8: 00 pm Monday to Friday(excluding bank holidays)
The Intensive Service operates 24/7 and provides emergency assessments (within 4 hours) for people in a mental health crisis/acute need. The team provides intensive support and treatment for people in their home to try to prevent a hospital admission. The team also for people in a mental health crisis /acute need. The team also facilitates early discharges from mental health inpatient settings.
Based: Long Fox Unit, Grange Road, Uphill, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 4TS.
Tel: 01934 836497
Psychological Therapies Service
We work alongside the specialist (secondary) mental health teams, providing Art Psychotherapy, Physiotherapy, Psychological Therapies, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Dietetics. Therapies are delivered in the hospital and in the community to groups and individuals depending on the most effective treatment to meet the person’s needs.
Based: Coast Resource Centre, Diamond Batch, Locking Castle, Weston-super-Mare, BS24 7FY.
Tel: 01934 523700 ~ 9:00 am-5: 00 pm Monday to Friday(excluding bank holidays)
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