Most services for mental health are accessed by referral from a GP or other professional.
There are three community mental health teams are based around the city, Steps to Health in the North East, The Croft Resource Centre serving the South East and Corner House Resource Centre in the South West.
The teams are made up of nurses, social workers, psychologists, doctors and occupational therapists. They can also arrange for other services like outreach, day care, home treatment, employment services, carer support, inpatient treatment at Penn Hospital and other specialist services.
They will to assess your care needs, work out your care plan, and provide a care co-ordinator to keep in touch with you and to provide a review.
Steps to Health, Wolverhampton City PCT, Showell Circus, Low Hill
Wolverhampton, WV10 9TH
Phone: 01902 444600 or 445871
Bus number 2
South East Area:
The Croft Resource Centre,87 Greencroft, Bilston, WV14 7NB
Phone: 01902 553914
Bus number 25 and 82
South West Area:
Corner House Resource Centre, 300 Dunstall Road, Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton, WV6 0NZ
Phone: 01902 553382 or 553876 or 553874
Bus number 25 and 62
All of these centres are GP referral only
Wolverhampton also runs a short-stay treatment centre called Recovery House in Low Hill, which provides intensive support for people with a mental health problem, and a stay of up to 2 weeks to try to prevent the person in crisis from having to go into hospital.