The Leeds Personality Disorder Managed Clinical Network is a city-wide multi-agency and multidisciplinary service that aims to work effectively with people who present with personality disorder, complexity of need and significant risk issues. It provides a range of different services to meet the needs of people at the varying stages of their journey in the recovery process. These interventions include:
Journey Occupational Therapy Group work programme
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Informed Skills Groups as part of the city wide DBT service
Personality Disorder Knowledge and Understanding Framework (KUF) Awareness level training for staff across the city.
The range of interventions, available from the Personality Disorder Clinical Network are only available at present to service users living in the Leeds area and registered with a Leeds GP.
Service user involvement
Personalities in Action is the service user involvement group for Leeds Personality Disorder Managed Clinical Network. It is a friendly group that meets every second Tueasday at Leeds Civic Hall.
Members of the group all have lived experience of personality disorder and have used mental health services provided by our Trust.
The group is informal and friendly and offers the opportunity to:
ensure service users have a voice within our network
share views, opinions and feedback on both our services and our involvement opportunities
increase confidence and self-esteem
stay connected with other people who understand personality disorder and who may have had similar experiences
empower new service users to feel part of a supportive community
The Leeds Personality Disorder Managed Clinical Network is a city-wide multi-agency and multidisciplinary service and team members work across Yorkshire and Humberside. The service has an administrative base at The Sugar Refinery and can be contacted on 0113 85 57950.