Riverside Sanctuary

tel: 01722 466680

email: riversidesanctuary@alabare.co.uk

Alabaré's Mental Health Service, Riverside Sanctuary is open from Monday 23rd March 2020.

Due to the current situation regarding Coronavirus we will be offering a telephone service, available seven days per week from 3pm - 11pm, until further notice. All referrals must be made by phone to the Riverside Sanctuary phone number; 01722 466680.

Alabaré Riverside Sanctuary is a confidential telephone service aimed at anyone who is in mental health crisis or who is struggling to manage their mental wellbeing and would benefit from professional support. Alabaré’s specialist team are able to provide guidance and advice including coping strategies and help people get further support if they need it. 

Referral Criteria

People using the Service must be:

  • 18 years or Over 
  • Must be able to actively engage
  • Registered with a GP within Wiltshire, Swindon or BANES

We are unable to support anyone:

  • In an acute psychotic episode
  • Actively suicidal with immediate plans to end life
  • Requiring immediate medical treatment

If you need this kind of support, please contact your local NHS Mental Health or
dial 999. 

Referral Pathway

All referrals must be made by phone to the Riverside Sanctuary phone number; 01722 466680.

Referrals can be made by the following:

  • Self-referral
  • Referral from 111
  • Control room triage 
  • AWP Crisis Service

If required, return transport can be provided at the end of a session, subject to availability. 

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