Scottish Mental Health Service for Deaf People
The Scottish Mental Health Service for Deaf People is a new national service hosted by NHS Lothian. They are committed to providing specialist support in Scotland for deaf people with mental health problems across Scotland.
They provide a high quality service for people with hearing impairment suffering from a mental disorder. Predominantly, they are a consultancy and liaison service providing the following:
- Advice on local management of deaf people with moderate or severe mental health problems which present challenges in assessment and/or treatment across Scotland
- Assessment and/or treatment of patients at request of or in liaison with local clinicians on an outreach basis
- Advice/assessment of the possible requirement for specialist inpatient treatment
- Provision of training in deaf awareness and deaf mental health issues for mental health professionals.
Tel: 01506 523 671
Email: [email protected]
Provider's Name: NHS Lothian
NHS Lothian provides a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services for the second largest residential population in Scotland