We help children and young people up to the age of 18 years and provide support to their families/carers.
Some of the problems that we can help with include:
We also provide consultation, advice and training to other agencies.
The team is multi-disciplinary, which means our clinicians come from a range of clinical and professional backgrounds. This includes psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, psychologists and many others.
To make sure people can easily access our service, we now have a single point of access via the Oldham Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).
The MASH is Oldham’s first point of contact for:
It is no longer possible to refer directly to the Healthy Young Minds Service, other than urgent referrals through accident and emergency and paediatric wards.
Anyone can now make a referral to our service including:
Professionals making a referral on behalf of a young peson should us the online form available at: www.oldham.gov.uk/early_help_referral
Please note, anyone making a referral on behalf of a young person must gain their consent to make a referral to the MASH and check that they agree for their information to be shared with MASH services, as required and appropriate. Please reassure them that the process for sharing information is safe and secure.
Parents and carers can make a referral by:
Online form: www.oldham.gov.uk/early_help_referral
Telephone: 0161 770 7777 (option 1)
Please ensure you have the young person's consent before making the referral.
If you have any queries, you can contact the Healthy Young Minds Team directly on 0161 716 2020 or the Oldham MASH on 0161 770 7777.
You can find out more about our Healthy Young Minds services on our dedicated website.
Healthy Young Minds Oldham
The Royal Oldham Hospital
Referrals: 0161 770 7777
Queries: 0161 716 2020
Parking Available: Yes
Monday, Tuesday and Friday 9am to 5pm. Wednesday and Thursday 8am to 8pm.