Crisis Resolution - Shropshire

Contact Details

Wrekin Building
The Redwoods Centre
Somerby Drive
Bicton Heath
Telephone: 01743 210100 (Telephone opening times: 24hrs. 7 days a week)
Fax: 01743 210149 


Description of Service

The Team is based in Shrewsbury and serves the whole of Shropshire. A rapid response and assessment of a mental health crisis in the community with the possibility of offering acute psychiatric care at service user’s homes or other community facilities until the crisis is resolved. This will usually be without resorting to hospital admission. Where hospital admission is unavoidable the Crisis resolution/Home Treatment Team can facilitate discharge at the earliest opportunity. The Crisis Resolution/Home Treatment Team aims to 'gatekeep' all potential admissions referred to adult acute in patient units.

Referral Process

Care Co-ordinator; GP / Local Doctor Referral; Primary Care Mental Health Team; Specialist Mental Health Service; Emergency Duty Team,

Additional Information

Opening Hours: 24hrs, 7 Days a Week

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