Richmond Early Intervention Service
Who we are
The Early Intervention Service offers comprehensive professional help to young people as soon as possible after the onset of psychosis, in order to minimise the impact on a person's life
Who is the service for
Our work focuses on people aged 17 to 35 who have recently experienced symptoms of psychosis for the first time (within the first three years of receiving treatment for psychosis). Examples of psychotic symptoms are hearing voices, having distressing thoughts and unusual beliefs.
Where to find us
Kew Foot Road
Telephone: Ward 0203 513 3200
Our opening hours
Monday - Friday 09.00am - 5.00pm
Who you might see / our staff
Dr David Li: Consultant Psychiatrist
Karen Annis: Interim Team Manager
What you can expect
Anyone who uses our services first gets an assessment of their mental health needs and a plan of the care and support they will receive. They will also will also have one named person who co-ordinates their care and support. This person will be called either a named professional or, if your needs are more complex, a care co-ordinator. This person should be your main point of contact. You can speak to them about how your treatment and support are going.
Clients are referred to us by: the Kingston and Richmond Assessment Team via GP's, self referral, Richmond community mental health teams, the Home Treatment Team, CAMHS and liaison psychiatry.