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Community Mental Health Team (Newtownards) – South Eastern Trust

Contact Information

McQueen House , Ards Community Hospital , Church Street, Newtownards ,
BT23 4AS View Location on Map >
Telephone Number
028 9151 2155
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Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

The Community Mental Health Teams assess patients with various mental health problems from mild to severe; care is planned and delivered to individual needs.
The teams consist of community mental health nurses, mental health social workers, psychologists and a support worker.
All clients have an initial assessment at the mental health assessment centre and allocated a key worker and a programme of care is planned and delivered in conjunction with the patient and carer if appropriate. Patients are seen in the health centre, day centre or home environment depending on individual need.
Therapies offered by our highly trained team, include anxiety and depression management, psychological therapies i.e. cognitive behavioural therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy, local voluntary and statutory groups are also a source of support. Social activities and outings, such as cooking groups and shopping trips are provided by our support worker.

Method of Referral

This service is available to 18- 64 year olds. Applications to our team come from out one point of access service, having been referred from G.P’s, consultant psychiatrist and other professionals, and our liaison service also accepts referrals from accident and emergency and medical assessment unit.

Organisation Type
  • Health & Social Care
Main Age Groups
  • 18yrs +
Method of Access (Referral)
  • GP
  • Consultant Psychiatrist, Hospital Physician
Family Support Services Categories
  • Community Mental Health Team
Main Category of Services
  • Mental Health

Areas covered

  • Ards
  • Down
  • Lisburn
  • North Down


Community Mental Health Team (Newtownards) – South Eastern Trust

  • Community Mental Health Team (Newtownards) – South Eastern Trust