Self Referral

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Most referrals to other specialists will require you seeing or speaking with a GP. However, there are a number of local services, listed below, that you are able to make self referrals to.

The Lyme Trust

The Lyme Trust is a charitable organisation which was set up in 1974. The Trust provides supported accommodation for people living with mental health problems. We also support people with substance misuse and addiction difficulties alongside any mental health issues. Our aim is provide a safe, stable and comfortable environment in which people can live. Residents have access to high levels of support and a good quality of life.
01782 634510

STARs

Staffordshire Treatment and Recovery Service – stars – is a drug and alcohol recovery service provided on behalf of Staffordshire County Council.Our aim is to help as many people as possible to recover from and be free from drug and alcohol dependency. We want to reduce the harm that is caused to individuals, families and communities.
01782 639856

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) North Staffs

We offer specialist mental health services to children and young people and their families.
0300 123 0907 (option 4) 24/7 service

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Wellbeing Service (IAPT)

We offer help for any type of emotional problem, or physical symptoms that can cause emotional distress. The most common symptoms we help are those of anxiety, low mood, and physical conditions that cause fatigue, pain or restrict people’s lives in some way.
0300 303 0923

Sexual Health – Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffs

We provide a range of sexual health services for people living in Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire, including free condoms, contraception, sexual health testing and more.
0300 7900 165

Brighter Futures

At Brighter Futures, we support adults with complex needs as they take steps to leading an accomplished and fulfilled life. We all have the potential to live an independent and fulfilled life, but sometimes we need extra support along the way. Life circumstances such as abuse, bereavement and mental illness can affect us all.We empower people to build strength and confidence and we encourage you to manage your life positively. Above all we want you to recognise your potential and ability.
01782 406000

NeuroLove

We believe that young people are best placed to guide, support and empower their peers on issues relating to mental health and well being. Neurolove.org is a site set up to support young people manage the changing times we are currently living in.
0151 547 7703

NUPAS (national unplanned pregnancy advisory service)

We offer abortion treatments and free pregnancy testing, sexually transmitted infection screening and a fully comprehensive contraceptive service.
0333 004 6666

Marie Stopes UK

You don’t need a GP referral to access NHS funded abortion care.We've been helping people with their reproductive health options for over 40 years. We provide NHS-funded and self-funded abortion and vasectomy care through our network of local clinics all over England. You can give us a call whenever you need us. Our advice line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
0345 300 8090

Find a psychological therapies service in England

You can refer yourself directly to a psychological therapies service (IAPT) without seeing your GP.These services offer therapies, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), for common problems including: stress, anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and phobias

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

The Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) identifies those at diabetes high risk and refers them onto a behaviour change programme.