The London Borough of Bexley approves an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) for the purposes of the Mental Health Act.
Bexley AMHP service will consider alternative options to formal detention. These include:
The Bexley AMHP service can offer a pre-Mental Health Act assessment if required. We will also guide and support practitioners with any referral requests received.
To access this service, you must:
You can be referred to this service by:
We review all referrals and prioritise them according to current risk. When we accept a referral, we keep the referrer informed of progress throughout the planning and implementation stage.
You can request a referral form by contacting AMHP via the telephone number or email address on this page.
Public phone number: 020 8301 9497
You can speak to a member of the AMHP team by calling 020 8301 9497. This can be an informal discussion.