Pathway hosted a project which involved Easl delivering training around mental health assessments and interventions for rough sleepers as well as operating an advice line on the same topic.
This piece of work and the development of the guidance, which can be seen by clicking the link below, followed the tragic death on the streets of a rough sleeper and recommendations which came from the serious case review.
The project was originally funded by the Greater London Authority and Lambeth Council.
As part of this project Easl delivered training across London as well as additional days in other parts of the country, and developed a training package which has now been offered to local authorities across England.
This project also encompassed the establishment of an advice line for use by professionals working with homeless people where there are concerns around their mental health, and particularly when there are questions about the appropriate application of the mental health legislation. Easl manages this advice line.
To access the advice line please telephone: 020 3291 4184 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org – a qualified professional with relevant experience will respond within one working day.
To access tools and guidance for mental health service intervention for rough sleepers please click here