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We provide mental health, learning disability and community health services for a population of a million people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5,400 staff are passionate about providing excellent, high quality care to improve your health and wellbeing.
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Adult Community Mental Health Teams


What Does Our Service Do?

The Adult Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) are made up of Consultant Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists providing a range of treatments, interventions and assistance to adults (people aged 16-65) suffering from difficulty with their mental health who have been referred by their GPs or other health professionals. The types of illnesses people are referred with include bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia, severe depression, personality disorder, dual diagnosis and aspergers/autistic spectrum disorder. People requiring on-going treatment are seen in clinics, appointments made at CMHT bases and through home visits. There is also a developing group work programme.

How Does Our Service Work?

A comprehensive assessment will be completed either in outpatients or by the community team which will determine the type and level of need and subsequent interventions and treatment. This may involve psychosocial interventions, medical prescribing or, if eligibility criteria are met, social care commissioning of services. Each patient taken on for on-going treatment will have a care coordinator or lead professional and will be provided with a written outline of the proposed care either in the form of an outpatient letter or care plan. The aim of any intervention being to promote wellbeing and recovery.
Our Service is delivered from:
  • CMHT bases across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
  • Mental Health Units
  • Community Hospitals
Adult Community Health Teams in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are currently seeing 6000 patients in consultant psychiatrists’ outpatient clinics while the multi-disciplinary community teams see 2800 patients.

How Can You Access Our Service?

To access our service you can:
  • Speak to your GP
  • Speak to any other healthcare professional involved in your care

Choice and medication

To find out more about mental health conditions, treatments and medications, including the latest news and printable leaflets, visit

Contact Us (Inside and outside office hours)

(If you need support or guidance outside normal working hours please contact your community team number below.  Your call will be answered by the out-of-hours telephone support service)

City West CMHT

Braunstone Health & Social Care Centre
39 Hockley Farm Road
Tel: 0116 295 3322

City East CMHT

Merlyn Vaz Health & Social Care Centre
1 Spinney Hill Road
Tel: 0116 294 3167

City Central CMHT

Maidstone Centre
c/o St Peters Health & Social Care Centre
Sparkenhoe Street
Tel: 0116 295 7070

North West CMHT

Hawthorne Centre
Broom Leys Road
LE67 4DE
Tel: 01530 453800

West Leicestershire CMHT

Orchard Resource Centre
Hill Street
LE10 1DS
Tel: 01455 443950

South Leicestershire CMHT

The Cedars Centre
Cedar Avenue
LE18 2LA
Tel: 0116 2255700

East Leicestershire (Market Harborough) CMHT

The Welland Centre
1 Fernie Road
Market Harborough
LE16 7PH
Tel: 01858 445 450

Charnwood CMHT

Entrance 3
Loughborough Hospital
Hospital Way,
off Epinal Way
LE11 5JY

Tel: 01509 553 900

Rutland CMHT

c/o Rutland Volunteer Centre
Lands End Way
LE15 6RB
Tel: 01572 756 032

East Leics (Rutland)CMHT

Station Approach
Burton Street
Melton Mowbray Leics
LE13 1SJ
Tel: 01664 504 202

Further Information

Please  contact us if you require further information.

Support Groups

  • West Leicestershire Mind 01455 890 168
  •  LAMP 0116 255 62886
  • Peoples Forum 0116 262 7952
  • Harborough and District Mind 07788 88188 0490
  • Open Assembly 0116 255 6286
  • Akwaaba 0116 247 1525
  • Network for Change 0116 247 0335

Carer Support Groups

  • Carers Action 0115 262 1067

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