Mental health care for mothers and babies ‘among best in UK’

The Norfolk and Waveney’s mental health trust has been found to be among the country’s best for caring for mothers and their babies.

The Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) has rated the area as green in its latest assessment of service provision across the country, which means that the community services provided to new and expectant mums meet the highest quality standards.

The Point 1 zero to four team, which is part of the wider Point 1 service delivered together with Ormiston Families and youth charity MAP, was recognised for it’s services. The team works to support healthy attachments and relationships as the foundations for long-term wellbeing for infants and young children.

Point 1 offers professional support for infants, children and young people experiencing the early signs of mental health and emotional problems. This service is available to any child or young person living in Norfolk or Waveney.

Services that Point 1 offer:

  • Counselling
  • Talking therapies
  • Parenting programmes
  • Group work
  • Individual interventions
  • Information and advice
  • Professional consultations

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