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Mental health crisis services rolled out across England


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Mental health crisis services rolled out across England

Mental health crisis teams will be strengthened and new alternative forms of provision such as safe havens and crisis cafes will open across the country.

More than £200 million of national funding has been allocated to local areas to transform urgent and emergency mental health care through a network of services over the next two years. Just under half of NHS mental health crisis teams currently operate on a 24/7 basis but under the plans, every single one will offer round the clock support, making access to care much easier for people in need of urgent mental health support. The money will also boost the roll out of new or expanded crisis services such as safe havens, crisis cafes and crisis houses in every region. More....