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Community Services

This service is for people aged 18 to 65. In the service we have one hospital, one care home, and a number of different community-based teams.

A brief description of who our in-patient and community-based teams support can be found below, and you can read more about them all by clicking on the link to their individual pages.

Community-based Care

Assertive Outreach Team – This team give flexible and creative support to adults who have severe and enduring mental health problems, and who are difficult to engage with mental health services.

Community Mental Health Teams – We have four Community Mental Health Teams, covering Sandwell. The teams give community support to people with severe and enduring mental health problems such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Complex Care Service - This service provides community support to people in Wolverhampton with severe and enduring mental health problems such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. 

Criminal Justice Mental Health Liaison Team– This team aims to help people who have, or may have, mental health problems and are in contact with the Criminal Justice System.

Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team – This service is for people going through severe mental health crises.

Early Intervention Service – This team support young people and adults aged 14 to 35 who are going through a first episode of psychosis, or who seem at risk of going through a first episode of psychosis.

Eating Disorder Service – This team gives support to people with the following eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or binge eating disorder, and eating disorders otherwise not specified.

Mental Health Liaison Team – This team is based at the Emergency Services Centre in Sandwell Hospital. Here they can help adults attending the centre who may have mental health problems.

Primary Care Liaison Teams – We have three Primary Care Liaison teams, covering Oldbury and Smethwick, Rowley Regis and Tipton, and Wednesbury and West Bromwich. These teams offer non-urgent mental health care to people with common mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety and stress.

Wolverhampton Healthy Minds - This is a psychological therapies service for people who are experiencing common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and stress.