James' Place

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James' Place offers men who are experiencing a suicidal crisis a free, brief, intensive, therapeutic intervention in a homely environment. The 1:1 talking therapy is with a trained James’ Place suicide prevention therapist and normally lasts 6-8 weeks.

 

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Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

•    men (and people who identify as men) aged 18 + and living in London
•    men experiencing a suicidal crisis
•    men willing and able to engage in talking therapy  
•    registered with a GP, or eligible for registration
•    men with access to stable accommodation for the period of the intervention
•    if James’ Place was not here, a man who you might consider sending to A&E or the Home Treatment Team, but who does not need a medical intervention or a psychiatric assessment.
 

Exclusions

•    men currently getting support from secondary mental health services, or who would be eligible for that support
•    men who are street homeless
•    men with complex drug or alcohol problems
•    men with a severe and enduring mental health condition
•    men who need a medical intervention (i.e. if they have just taken an overdose, just self-harmed and require immediate medical attention, or require an immediate psychiatric assessment).
 


How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service:


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