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Mental Health

Mental health problems affect 1 in 4 people in the UK every year.

Ask for help

If you are concerned about your own mental wellbeing or that of someone you know then the first step is to contact your GP for help and information (they can also refer you to relevant services).

If you are already receive help from an organisation or professional please contact them for help (this may be a support worker, social worker, a community mental health nurse or a care programme co-ordinator).

You can find more information on the Sheffield Mental Health Guide.

Urgent help

Get help urgently.

NHS Community Mental Health Teams

There are four Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) in Sheffield which provide a service for people with mental health problems. The types of condition treated include psychosis, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, severe depression, anxiety, personality disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Referrals are accepted from GPs or other clinical teams within Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust. Referrals may also be accepted from other health or social care professionals, housing, voluntary sector, families and self-referral.

Each of the Community Mental Health Teams consists of :

Access Team: This team is responsible for referrals and initial assessments, and also short-term work aimed at reducing the need for long-term involvement from services.

Recovery Team: This team works with people who have severe or complex mental health needs and are likely to require input over the longer term.

Home Treatment Team: This team provides intensive, short-term interventions for people who may otherwise require hospital admission. They also take referrals from adult acute in-patient services.

Out of Hours Team: This team fulfills the Access Team and Home Treatment Team functions out-of-hours. The team operates 7 days a week 7.30pm - 7.30am and can be contacted via the 24-hour switchboard on 0114 271 6310. 

The four CHMTs are:

West Locality - Wardsend Road, 45 Wardsend Rd North, Sheffield S6 1LX
Tel: 0114 271 6100

North Locality - Northlands Community Health Centre, Southey Hill, Sheffield S5 8BE
Tel: 0114 271 6217

South West Locality - Argyll House, 9 Williamson Road, Nether Edge, Sheffield S11 9AR
Tel: 0114 271 8654

South East Locality - East Glade Centre, 1 East Glade Crescent, Frecheville, Sheffield S12 4QN

Services in the directory

Mental health support groups and services, including counsellors and complementary therapists. You will also find free and low cost activities to take part in and join.

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