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Community Mental Health teams

Mental health problems can be experienced by anyone. Our Community Mental Health teams offer a range of help and support services to support people with mental health problems and their carers.


Who can get help?

We can offer you support if you (or someone you care for):

  • has mental health difficulties and

  • lives in Nottinghamshire (excluding Nottingham City)

If you live in Nottingham City contact Nottingham City Council to find out about the mental health services available from them.


How can I get help?

The first thing to do is speak to your GP. If you are not sure who your GP is, you can find a list of GPs in your area on the NHS choices website.

Your GP will help you decide what support is need. 

The Nottinghamshire NHS Healthcare Trust services website has more information about the support available.


What support can we offer?

  • Give advice and contact details to useful organisations
  • Provide treatment and care for people with short-term or more complex long-term needs
  • Help you to get long-term personal support to help you live as independently as possible
  • Help with going into hospital
  • Support you in crisis situations
  • Help with early diagnosis and treatment
  • Supply 24 hour in-patient care staff to people with severe mental health needs
  • Help support carers.

Speak to your GP about referring you to a community mental health team or call our Customer Service Centre and ask to talk to someone in your local team.


Other support from Nottinghamshire County Council

Employment opportunities

Benefits advice

Supported living

Day and community support services


Useful links

There are other organisations that can give you useful information about mental health issues.

NHS Choices - information and practical advice about mental health services.

Mind - mental health charity for England and Wales providing high-quality information and advice.

YoungMinds - charity offering services and advice to chiildren and young people, their parents and carers.

Visit the Department of Health’s website to read the Mental Health Act 2007.


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