Brent Early Intervention Service

Address:
13-15 Brondesbury Road
Kilburn, London, NW6 6BX
United Kingdom

Telephone:
020 8937 6435

Brent Early Intervention Service is for people aged 14-35 experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Once referred service users can remain with the team for three to five years.

The aims of service include:

  • Early detection, assessment and effective treatment of symptoms
  • Reduce the duration of psychosis through improved access to services
  • Optimistic views about recovery, focused interventions
  • Provide a wide range of psycho-social interventions and support
  • Provide support, education and intervention for family and carers
  • To work in partnership and establish links with a range of statutory and non-statutory services
  • Improve vocational and educational outcomes for people experiencing a first episode of psychosis

Eligibility criteria (who is the service for?)

The service supports people who meet the following criteria:

  • Aged 14-35 and resident in Brent
  • Identified as experiencing a first episode of any psychotic illness and with at least seven days of symptoms

There will be a case-by-case discussion around service users who are referred where their primary problem is substance use, severe learning disability, or a primary diagnosis of personality disorder. Consultation and joint working will be considered.

How can someone be referred?

Referrals to the team can be made by:

Can I use Choose and Book to arrange my first appointment?

The service is currently unable to accept referrals via Choose and Book.

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