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aspire

aspire

Bank House
150 Roundhay Road
Leeds, West Yorkshire

LS8 5LJ

0113 200 9170

aspire@commlinks.co.uk

About the service

aspire is the Leeds Early Intervention in Psychosis Service, providing holistic care coordination to people between the ages of 14 – 65 who are, or may be, experiencing their first episode of psychosis. We provide support to families, friends and social networks of the person in relation to their experience of psychosis too.

aspire operates an open referral system. Referrals will be accepted from professionals (e.g. GP, practice nurse, counsellors, teachers, etc.), concerned family/friends or from the young person experiencing difficulties.

Aims of the service

The primary aim of the service is to reduce the duration of untreated psychosis, promote recovery, positive mental health and wellbeing for all service users. We promote understanding around psychosis, working in therapeutic, practical and creative ways with the people we support. aspire will support young people for up to 3 years.

We are open between 9am and 6pm Monday to Friday. We have skeleton staff on Saturdays to work on social recovery clients.

Referrals

We advise that you make a referral over the phone by ringing 0113 200 9170.
A duty worker will be available Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm to discuss the referral and offer advice.

However you can also make a referral by completing the referral form and posting it to:
aspire
Bank House
150 Roundhay Road
Leeds
LS8 5LJ

Alternatively you can email the referral form to aspiredutydesk.lypft@nhs.net

For more information about what psychosis is, how aspire can help, what format this support will take, including how we can support your family and friends, please take a look at our aspire service user information pack