Safe Haven Contacts during the COVID-19 Isolation Period
To ensure the safety of you and our staff, we have moved our Adults’ Safe Haven to a telephone service during these challenging times. We understand that the current situation may cause a rise in mental health crisis whilst isolation prevents you from leaving your home, which is why we will continue to support you.
To contact the Adults’ Safe Haven, please call Freephone 0300 303 1560
Monday – Friday 6.30pm-10.30pm and Weekends and Bank Holidays 1pm-10.30pm
The Samaritans also offer a service outside of our opening times, 166 123 (24/7 FREE). In a life threatening emergency, please dial 999.
What is the Adults’ Safe Haven?
The Adults’ Safe Haven is for any adult needing immediate support at a time of crisis.
At the Safe Haven individuals develop short term coping strategies. If you visit you will also build knowledge and understanding of other (longer term) support.
You can be referred by a professional; like your GP or NHS 111 or you can self refer by attending the Safe Haven location.
What to expect
Secure entrance and reception
Opportunity to access a safe space
Welcome on arrival
Calming, non judgemental and private environment
Assessment of needs and situation
Opportunity to discuss planning, coping skills and relaxation techniques
Discussion and planning for next steps
Signposting to further support
The Adults’ Safe Haven service will offer:
Intervention, support and advice to de-escalate mental health crisis
Advice and support to empower future self management
Tips and tools to promote good mental health and wellbeing
Signposting into other relevant and appropriate services or agencies
Peer support and self-help resources
Please be aware we are not able to provide:
Transport to or from the Adults’ Safe Haven
Safe Haven Location
Havant and East Hants Mind Adults’ Safe Haven, The Hub, Leigh Park, Dunsbury Way, Havant, PO9 5EW
Weekdays: 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Weekends: 1:00pm to 10:30pm
Further information for referring GP’s or other agencies
A referral by a GP can be made on behalf of patients by all practices within a 6.5 mile radius of the Safe Haven (PO9 5EW) and other agencies within Havant borough.
The Safe Haven is commissioned by Fareham & Gosport and South Eastern Hants CCGs (Clinical Commissioning Groups) and is led by Havant and East Hants Mind. It is operated jointly with the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust Mental Health Crisis Team and the Inclusion Drug and Alcohol services.
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