We provide both inpatient and community mental health services to adults over the age of 18 who live in Portsmouth.
Our inpatient services are based at St James Hospital and they include:
- Brooker Ward - A 22 bed inpatient unit for older people experiencing an acute mental illness and/or severely challenging behaviour
- The Orchards - Two adult mental health wards for adults aged 18 and over experiencing a mental health crisis.
- Maple ward - A 10 bed locked ward, providing a high standard of intensive psychiatric care in a supportive and safe environment to service users who are placed on a Section of the Mental Health Act (1983).
- Hawthorns ward - A 20 bedded open ward, providing a supportive and safe environment for service users experiencing an acute episode of mental illness.
For patients who live outside of Portsmouth, please visit the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust website.
We also provide Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) to young people between the ages of 5 - 18 who live in Portsmouth and Southampton. This service is for young people experiencing acute, chronic and severe mental health.
The Assessment to Intervention (A2i) Team is the entry point to Mental Health Services for those living in Portsmouth with a Portsmouth GP. Routine referrals are first received by the A2i team, who then decide whether to assess a patient or signpost to a more appropriate treatmen…
Call: 0300 123 3921
Brooker ward is an Older Persons Mental Health (OPMH) inpatient unit, is has 22 beds, comprised of an 8 bedded Functional acute ward, and a 14 bedded Organic ward. The multidisciplinary team provide care for older adults requiring assessment and treatment for an acute phase of a …
Call: 0300 123 3922
Portsmouth Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) provides a mental health service for 5-18 year olds suffering with acute, chronic or server mental health problems. We provide assessment, treatment and support to young people and their families. Interventions include…
Call: 0300 123 6632
The role of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) West is to provide a comprehensive specialist mental health service to children and young people aged 5-18 years and who are registered with a Southampton City GP. We are here to help children and young people who…
Call: 0300 123 6661
The Crisis Resolution Home treatment team are part of the available support for those suffering with mental ill health in Portsmouth. CRHT are a team of experienced mental health nurses, Social workers, Occupational Therapists, support workers, doctors and a psychologist.
Call: 0300 123 3924
Community OPMH Mental Health Team, based at St Mary’s Hospital in Portsmouth. We are a Multidisciplinary team of specialist mental health Nurses, Consultants, Social Worker, Health Care Support Workers, Psychologist and Occupational Therapies.
We provide assessment, care and tre…
Call: 0300 123 3923
The Mental Health Recovery Teams are based at St Mary’s Community Health Campus, the former St Mary’s Hospital site. Teams of experienced Mental Health Nurses, Support Workers, Doctors, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Social Workers provide assessment and treatment for…
Call: 0300 123 3921
Talking Change is the primary care mental health service in Portsmouth, provided by Solent NHS Trust. We are a team of therapists and researchers who specialise in the understanding and treatment of common emotional difficulties.
If you’ve been struggling with low mood or anxiet…
Call: 0300 123 3934
The Orchards Unit forms part of the Acute Care Pathway, with two adult mental health wards - Hawthorn Ward (Acute Admission) and Maples Ward (Psychiatric Intensive Care). The Orchards primarily look after working age adults (18-65 years), however may accept those who are older de…
Hampshire and Isle of Wight
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Veterans' Mental Health High Intensity Service is a specialist mental health provision for military veterans and their families. Whilst the Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service (TILS) and the Complex Treatment …
Call: NHS 111 or Professional Helpline