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Help in a crisis

 

Please note that the following numbers are for use in an emergency only. This service is predominantly for service users currently in our care, their families and carers. If you are not currently in our care you can either contact your GP, go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.

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Alternatively contact the crisis team directly where your needs will be assessed and you will be advised accordingly.

Please visit our get in touch section if your enquiry is not urgent.

 

Contacting our Crisis Teams

If you are in Gloucestershire, please call:  0800 1690398

The number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When calling, please choose one of the following options depending on your location:

  • Option 1 for Stroud and Cotswolds
  • Option 2 for Gloucester and Forest 
  • Option 3 for Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and North Cotswolds

Please note: telephone calls may be recorded. If you do not want that to happen, please tell the person who answers your call and they will phone you back on a ‘non-recordable’ telephone.

If you are in Herefordshire, please call: 01432 364046
You can also contact us on behalf of a service user (this could mean you are a friend, a carer or someone from an outside agency).

Is this the first time you have needed help for a mental health crisis?

If you, a friend, or a relative is experiencing mental health problems for the first time and need emergency treatment or advice during office hours, then you should contact your GP.

Alternatively contact the crisis team directly where your needs will be assessed and you will be advised accordingly.

NHS Choices

If you don’t have a GP, use the NHS Choices service search to locate the nearest one to you.

Are you feeling vulnerable? Do you need to talk to somebody now?

If so, there are some people that can help you immediately.

Call free on 116 123

If you are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide, you can call the Samaritans.

Call free on 0800 11 11

If you are a child or a young person you may want to speak to Childline.

Call 0808 816 0606

A safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative service for people who self harm, their friends, families and carers.

At 2gether NHS Foundation Trust we are hugely proud of our dedicated staff and volunteers. Our annual ROSCAs (Recognising Outstanding Service and Contribution Awards) event aims to reward those staff and volunteers who have gone above and beyond in their roles.

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who nominated, this year we had an amazing 213 nominations across the 10 categories.

The winners will be announced at the event next Friday evening. Keep an eye on Twitter (@2getherTrust) for live updates!

Unsung Hero

  • Keep it Simple Group, Herefordshire
  • Keith Butcher, Linda Pickover, Cherry Newton and Sue Russell – Triangle of Care Carer Experts by Experience Group
  • Santa and his Elf – aka Bill Wright and Steph Campbell

Award for Innovation

  • Gloucester and Forest Community Mental Health Physiotherapy Team and Aspire Colleagues
  • Rapid Access Physiotherapy Team
  • Steve Campbell and the Inpatient Learning Disabilities Team

Carer and Service User Involvement

  • Andy Telford – Community Services Manager
  • Jo Denney – Non-Medical Consultant for Social Inclusion
  • Lisa Grindle – Support Worker, Reablement Team

Service Users and Carers Choice

  • Brian Mountford – CBT Therapist, Colliers Court
  • Colleen Brady – Community Learning Disability Nurse, Herefordshire
  • Ruben Franco – Community Dementia Nurse, Herefordshire

Clinical Team of the Year

  • Charlton Lane Hospital, Cheltenham
  • Lucy Hornsby & Gideon Ntodi – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Duty Team, Herefordshire
  • Therapy Team (formally Acute Day Unit), Stonebow Unit, Hereford

Non-Clinical Team of the Year

  • Behavioural Support and Training Team – Learning Disabilities, Gloucestershire
  • E-Rostering Team
  • Pullman Place Project Team

Valuing Diversity

  • Criminal Justice Liaison Team
  • Laurel House Multi-disciplinary Team, Cheltenham
  • Social Inclusion Team

Best Supporting Manager

  • Colin Wright – Deputy Manager, Berkeley House
  • Jo Greenwood – Recovery Team, Weavers Croft
  • Tim Mullan – IT Systems Manager, Rikenel

Best Supporting Colleague

  • Conway Jones – Senior Mental Health Practitioner, Stroud and Cirencester Crisis Team
  • Flo Atkins – Specialist Practitioner, Children and Young People Service (CYPS), Gloucestershire
  • Julie Jones – Staff Nurse, Cantilupe Ward/ECT Suite, Stonebow Unit, Hereford
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