Below is a list of resources and links that you may find useful during a patient consultation or initial assessment.

Standard tools

Choice and medication

Medication A-Z Leeds

Depression meds comparison chart

NICE – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

NICE pathways

Mental health guidance, pathways and quality standards

Mental health and behavioural conditions

Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS)

NHS.uk

www.nhs.uk/conditions

www.nhs.uk/mental-health

Lester Tool

The Lester Tool is a summary poster to guide health workers to assess the cardiometabolic health of people experiencing psychosis and schizophrenia, enabling staff to deliver safe and effective care to improve the physical health of people with severe mental illness.

Royal College of General Practitioners Mental Health Toolkit

The Mental Health Toolkit provides resources for healthcare professionals to support the diagnosis and treatment of mental health problems. The toolkit provides trigger questions, diagnostic tools, and current guidance for healthcare professionals supporting those with mental ill health.

Leeds pathways and screening tools

Leeds Autism Diagnosis Service – The Care Pathway

Leeds Dementia Pathway

Leeds perinatal pathway and guide for professionals

Eating disorders screening tool

Professional resources

Leeds Mental Health Strategy 2020-25

Coronavirus resources for professionals

Coronavirus – information for people working to promote health and wellbeing in Leeds

Promoting perinatal wellbeing for women, partners and families

Supporting young people who self-harm or feel suicidal (Public Health, Adults and Health Directorate, Leeds CIty Council)

West Yorkshire resources

West Yorkshire Suicide Prevention website