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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We have a number of temporary service changes in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. Temporary changes to our services.

Visiting

We have a range of information and advice here: Coronavirus information.

Suffering anxiety, depression, low mood, stress?

We can help! Free, confidential NHS talking therapy service to help you. For more details visit Improving Access to Psychological Therapies.

South Yorkshire Service for Deaf People with Mental Health Needs

This information is available in BSL

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Information for service users and carers

Information for health professionals

The care programme approach

General information

PALSsign language

As a service user, carer, or relative, you may not always know where to go for help or information. It can often be a worrying or confusing time, especially when you, or someone you know, is unwell. This is where the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) comes in

Emergency SMS service

The emergencySMS service and the NextGenerationText service lets deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service where it will be passed to the police, ambulance, fire rescue, or coastguard.

Useful information

Mental Health and how to access help

South Yorkshire Service for Deaf People with Mental Health Needs

Guidelines for working with British Sign Language / English Interpreters in Mental Health Settings

Equality Impact Assessment

Useful BSL links

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British Society for Mental Health and Deafness

Sign Health

Deaf4deaf

Deaf Info

Deaf dementia research project

Top tips for communicating with Deaf people

Links to partner organisations

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NHS Paid & Private Deaf Counselling Service