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Help in a crisis and visiting information during the COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.



Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit. 

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

Join a study to help research online mental health support

REBOOT Notts is a study hoping to recruit 2000 people from the whole of Nottinghamshire to look into the effectiveness of online mental health support.

Part of the journey to recovery is developing independent strategies to help support you in coping with your physical and mental health. Using online self-help could be an aspect of your strategy.

The team want to find out whether an online peer support website Big White Wall is more or less effective in helping people if they are experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety, compared to information already available online from the NHS (Moodzone).

This study is being run by the Collaboration for Leadership and Applied Health Research and Care – East Midlands, which is a partnership of researchers from The University of Nottingham; The University of Leicester: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and the NHS National Institute for Health Research. The team itself is a co-production made up of university researchers, NHS clinicians and most importantly members of the public who have experienced depression and anxiety.

Many people find that being part of a research study makes them feel positive, as their contribution can help local healthcare services to make informed decisions and their taking part will benefit others suffering from similar conditions in the future.

For this particular study, the team at are looking for people over the age of 16 experiencing symptoms of anxiety and/or depression. If you are interested in taking part, please check out the REBOOT website for further information about the study and to sign up.

You will not be paid for participation in the study, but there is also the opportunity to be entered into a prize draw to win £100 worth of high street vouchers.

At the Recovery College, we have a notice board especially for researchers and study groups. If this study doesn’t suit you, but you are interested in being part of a study in the future, please keep an eye on the notice board next to the office. We always have plenty of news to share with you regarding the latest opportunities.


  1. BHW says:

    Hello just wanted to give you a quick heads up and let you know a few of the pictures aren't loading properly.
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    Added on 26 Apr 2017 at 12:43 PM

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