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Understanding referrals

A guide to the referral process and answers to some common questions about referrals.

Accessing support for your mental health is should always be an option if you feel you need it. However, it can sometimes be a long and complex process. To get help and support from a service, you often require a referral of some sort. 

The video and questions below are designed to help you understand how the referral process works, and answer common questions about accessing mental health services. 

You can watch the videos or read the transcripts below, or download a PDF summary of this advice.  

This section has been co-produced with children and young people including the Centre's Young Champions and staff from across the Centre. 

Understanding referrals video

Use these times to jump to a specific question or read the answers to these and other questions below:








Understanding referrals