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SAMH Gateways

Last updated: 11th July 2024

Type of service:

Voluntary

Need supported:

  • Mental Health
  • Other
  • Women
  • Young People

Aim/Purpose:

Gateways Service is a commissioned service by Inverclyde Council and is in place to provide support to people aged 16 and over within Inverclyde who are experiencing varying levels of mental health.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Health professional

People who have a mental health condition. SAMH will undertake their own assessment. The referral pathway is via CMHT, GP’, Community Link Workers , Primary Care Team and Addiction Services. The support is tailored to a person’ needs, aspirations and delivered with a person centered approach. For individuals in justice services this is made via the CMHT or GP teams.

Contact information:

Further Information:

Staff support people in a recovery focussed person centred way either on a one to one basis and/or on group support, with the support provide depending on the person’ needs and aspirations. Enable learning of new skills, development of existing skills. Demonstrate a commitment to building a person’ confidence, self-esteem and to become more resilient. Outcome planning with a focus on goals the person wishes to achieve. Support offers the opportunity to reduce social isolation, engage with local community resources/activities, including access to volunteering opportunities. Staff are skilled in delivering therapeutic intervention programmes, to assist people cope and manage life issues, such as reduce anxiety, stress, low mood, assisting to build resilience and confidence.