Service description

The service is for adults aged 18 and over who, without this service, would require hospital admission to an acute mental health ward, due to mental health crisis which impacts on the person’s ability to cope with day-to-day activities.

Referral criteria

We accept all mental health diagnoses with the exception of where drug and alcohol abuse or dementia is the primary diagnosis.

Who to contact if you need an interpreter or information about disabled access

At the point of referral the service user can request the assistance of an interpreter which the Crisis team will arrange.