Gateshead referral information

Gateshead CCG Area
Updated March 2024

Crisis

Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team Gateshead and Newcastle

Patient Group: People 16+
Availability: 24/7
Telephone: 0191 814 8899 or freephone 0800 652 2863
Text number for people who are Deaf and/or have communication difficulties: 07919 228 548

Community Treatment Teams

Gateshead East Community Treatment Team

Patient Group: People aged between 18-65 who experience severe complex mental health difficulties
Availability: Monday – Friday: 9am-5 pm
Telephone: 0191 223 2001
Address:
Dryden Road Clinic
134 Dryden Road
Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE9 5BY

Gateshead West Community Treatment Team

Patient Group: People aged between 18-65 who experience severe complex mental health difficulties
Availability: Monday – Friday: 9am- 5pm
Telephone: 0191 223 2001
Address:
Dryden Road Clinic
134 Dryden Road
Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE9 5BY

Gateshead and Newcastle Homeless Service

Patient Group: People 18+ who are homeless/living in insecure accomodation, experiencing difficulties with their mental health
Availability: Monday – Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm
Telephone: 0191 287 5060
Address:
Silverdale,
Grainger Park Road,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE4 8RR

Veterans

Veterans Service

Patient Group: Op COURAGE offers a range of specialist support and treatment for members of the armed forces community.
Availability: 8am – 8pm, 7 days a week
Telephone number: 0300 373 33 32
Email: [email protected]

Address:
Barton Centre,
Hopewood Park,
Ryhope,
Sunderland,
SR2 0NB

Useful links:
Combat Stress: www.combatstress.org.uk
Royal British Legion: www.britishlegion.org.uk
SSAFA: www.ssafa.org.uk
Veterans UK: www.veterans-uk.info

Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP)

Early Intervention in Psychosis – Gateshead

Patient Group: People 14+ experiencing a first episode of psychosis and their families
Availability: Monday – Friday 9am -5pm
Telephone number: 0191 223 2020
Email: [email protected]
Address:
Grassbanks Health Centre,
Leam Lane,
Gateshead
Tyne & Wear
NE10 8DX

Children and Young Peoples Service (CYPS)

Children and Young People’s Service – Newcastle and Gateshead

Patient Group: Children up to 18 years old with mental health and or learning disability.
Availability: Monday – Friday: 8am-8pm
Telephone number: 0800 652 2864
Email: [email protected]

Learning Disability

Community Team Learning Disability – Gateshead

Patient Group: People 18+ with learning disabilities and additional health needs
Availability: Monday – Friday: 8.30am-5pm
Telephone number: 0191 478 0650
Email: [email protected]
Address:
Bensham Hospital,
80-84 Fontwell Drive,
Gateshead,
NE8 4YL

Gateshead and South Tyneside Learning Disability Psychological Service

Patient Group: Adults with learning disabilities, their families and carers
Availability: Monday – Friday: 9am-5pm
Telephone number: 0191 451 6649
Address:
Monkton Hall,
Monkton Lane,
Jarrow,
Tyne and Wear,
NE32 5NN

In Gateshead CNTW do not provide:

  • IAPT services
  • Working age adult drug and alcohol services
  • Old Age Psychiatry or Old Age Community Psychiatric Nursing