Our Mental Health Services

Our mental health services support people who are experiencing difficulties in their day to day lives due to mental health problems.  The services you will receive depend on the health problem you are experiencing:

Here are the mental health services we provide:

Mild to moderate common mental health problems such as depression or anxiety disorders 
First Step - provides evidence-based talking therapies to adults in Cumbria with mild to moderate depression & anxiety disorders.

Severe & enduring mental health problems such as severe depression, anxiety, a personality disorder 
Community Mental Health Services (CMHs) - made up of a number of people including mental health nurses, social workers, doctors, occupational therapists and psychologists.

People who are having an acute episode with their mental health relating to illnesses like depression, anxiety or schizophrenia
Acute mental health services include Access & Liaison Services, Home Treatment & Inpatient Mental Health Services.

Severe eating disorders 
Anorexia Nervosa Intensive Service (ANIS) supports people with a diagnosis of a severe eating disorder.

Memory problems such as dementia and alzheimer's disease
Memory & later life services provide assessment and a range of evidence based interventions in a variety of settings including the person’s home, GP surgery, Care Home, clinic or hospital, depending upon the individuals’ circumstances.

People who require intensive rehabilitation for complex mental health problems 
Rehabilitation services at the Acorn Unit in Carlisle, we facilitate rehabilitation for people with complex mental health needs.

Young people who may be experiencing symptoms of Psychosis 
Amaze - this early intervention service assesses young people aged between 14 and 65 to see if the service is right for them.

All other mental health problems in children and young people
Our Specialist Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) provides Tier 3 services to young people.