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Making a referral to LTSS

This photograph has been taken by Mr M Rooney and illustrates an aspect of his journey from trauma to recovery. It is used with his kind permission.



Referrals can be made by Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs) within Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust.


All potential referrals to Lancashire Traumatic Stress Service need to be discussed with the Clinical Lead in the first instance.


Further information regarding the referral criteria and the procedure for making a referral can be found here.


Please note that the Lancashire Traumatic Stress Service is not able to accept self referrals or referrals direct from GP's.


If you are interested in accessing help for trauma related diffculties but are not currently in services, please contact the Mindsmatter service for your area. Details can be found here.




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