Self referrals

Our Roots Inclusion Criteria:

  • Depression, including antenatal and postnatal
  • Generalised anxiety disorder
  • Mixed depression and anxiety
  • Panic disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (mild to moderate)
  • Phobias (including social anxiety disorder or social phobia)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (single event trauma only)
  • Health anxiety (hypochondriasis)
  • Eating disorders (mild-to-moderate)
  • Adjustment disorders in adults with anxious mood
  • Substance misuse (where anxiety or depression related symptomatology is present and when their substance misuse problems have stabilised)
  • Mild learning disability where anxiety or depression related symptomatology is present

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Those who are actively suicidal and those who have tried to commit suicide in the past 30 days
  • Those who pose a high risk to themselves, risk to others or who are at significant risk of self-neglect.
  • People currently under the care of secondary care services
  • “Hard-to-engage” people who have consistently rejected various treatment options offered
  • Early intervention in psychosis
  • People suffering from acute psychosis and those who have a pre-existing diagnosis
  • of severe and enduring, unstable mental illness
  • Personality disorders (severe/complex)
  • Medication management
  • Individuals for whom drug and alcohol misuse present as primary problems are best focused towards substance misuse services
  • People who have a moderate and severe impairment of cognitive function (e.g. dementia); or moderate and severe impairment due to autistic spectrum problems or learning disabilities are best served by specialist services