Specialist Psychosis Service

You have been diagnosed with a psychotic illness and therefore referred to us for specialist care and treatment to set you on the road to recovery.

Psychosis is a general term used to describe a number of symptoms, some of which are:

  • False beliefs/delusions such as paranoia and suspiciousness
  • Hallucinations such as experiencing things that are not really there – voices, smells or seeing things
  • Confused thinking such as racing thoughts, difficulty concentrating
  • Changed feelings such as mood swings, depression, anxiety
  • Changed behaviours such as being unable to sleep, poor appetite or overeating.

There are different types of psychosis such as:

  • Bipolar
  • Schizophrenia
  • Psychotic depression
  • Drug induced psychosis
  • Schizoaffective disorder

Where Service is based

Specialist Psychosis Service Braintree
17 The Gables
Bocking End
Braintree
CM7 9AE
Tel: 01376 522300
Specialist Psychosis Service Clacton on Sea
1st Floor Reunion House
Jackson Road
Clacton on Sea
CM15 1JA
Tel: 01255 226050

Hours of Operation

Specialist Psychosis Service Braintree
Mon – Fri 9.00 – 17.00

Specialist Psychosis Service Clacton on Sea
Mon – Fri 9.00 – 17.00

How to refer into the service

You will be referred to the team by our Access and Assessment Service