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  • Share your Experiences of Accessing Mental Health Services in Sheffield

    Share your Experiences of Accessing Mental Health Services in Sheffield

    Have you had recent experiences of accessing or trying to access Mental Health Services in Sheffield in the last 2 years? If so, you are invited to take part in a survey as part of a call for evidence for the Joint Scrutiny Review of Mental Health Services. This survey closes on 8th March 2019.

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  • Keeping Families In Mind

    Keeping Families In Mind

    Keeping Families In Mind is an innovative new service set up by the Sheffield branch of the mental health charity Mind. It is funded by the Ministry of Defence, and provides therapeutic support to families living in South Yorkshire of serving military personnel.

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  • Extra funding for Sheffield adult mental health crisis services

    Extra funding for Sheffield adult mental health crisis services

    People at risk of a mental health crisis in Sheffield will be able to access new support services soon thanks to a £429,000 funding boost for the city.

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  • Experiences of Mental Health Support in the Community Report

    Experiences of Mental Health Support in the Community Report

    Healthwatch Sheffield have published their latest report detailing their review of people’s experiences of mental health support in the community and making five recommendations for local commissioners and providers of mental health services.

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  • The Street Triage Research Project

    The Street Triage Research Project

    Street Triage involves a combined mental health service and policing approach to mental health crisis care. A Street Triage team might consist of a police officer and a mental health practitioner, working together to help a person experiencing mental health difficulties.If you have accessed the Sheffield Street Triage team at any point since 2013 researchers at the University of Sheffield would like to hear about your experiences.

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  • Contacting the Single Point of Access (SPA) for Adult Mental Health Services

    Contacting the Single Point of Access (SPA) for Adult Mental Health Services

    In recent weeks some referrers have been experiencing problems contacting the new Single Point of Access via telephone (0114 226 3636).

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  • Launch of New Sheffield Mental Health Guide

    Launch of New Sheffield Mental Health Guide

    Help with mental health problems will be at your fingertips thanks to the launch of a new guide today on what is thought to be ‘the saddest day of the year’ – the third Monday of January, commonly known as Blue Monday.

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  • Mental Health Support in the Community Survey

    Mental Health Support in the Community Survey

    Whether you have used Mental health Support in the community for many years, just a week or have never used it at all Healthwatch Sheffield would like to capture your views to help with research into community mental health provision across Sheffield.

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  • 'Your Voice' Mental Health Magazine

    'Your Voice' Mental Health Magazine

    Due to funding cuts the magazine is no longer available in print but can still be downloaded from their website.

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  • World Mental Health Day 2016

    World Mental Health Day 2016

    Today is World Mental Health Day, and this year’s theme is psychological first aid and the support people can provide to those in distress.

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