INTERACT is a mental health community support service that works with young people aged between 12 and 18, following a crisis situation by providing a series of home visits in addition to any support already being received.
Working collaboratively with local child and family consultation services, we provide additional community support for young people between the ages of 12 to 18 years within Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, Havering and Waltham Forest. In addition INTERACT provide the Accident and Emergency/paediatric wards liaison service Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm for Whipps Cross, King George and Queens Hospitals. We also provide assessment and follow up support and or facilitating admission to Brookside adolescent unit if required.
Out of hours adolescent Accident and Emergency liaison is provided by the on call doctor via switch board at Goodmayes Hospital.