Please note: We are now accepting NEW referrals. You can self-refer by clicking the ‘Access Support’ button at the top of this page. If you or someone you know needs urgent or crisis support with their mental health, our Crisis Café operates 365 days a year, seven days a week, between 5.00 pm – 11.00 pm. Please click here to find out more:
The Crisis Recovery Service aims to support individuals to identify and resolve practical issues which are negatively impacting their mental health.
What support is available?
Once on the service individuals will receive up to 6 x 1 hour weekly sessions with the Crisis Recovery Support Worker. During sessions individuals will work collaboratively with the Crisis Recovery Support Worker to:
- Explore the situation and factors affecting their mental health
- Produce a personalised action plan to address their immediate and longer-term needs in line with their mental health priorities
- Develop skills and tools to help restore and maintain their emotional wellbeing
- Take practical steps to reach their goals
- Find solutions to overcome any barriers
- Explore wider issues affecting their mental wellbeing including debt, poor housing, unemployment, loneliness and caring responsibilities
- Build self-awareness, and implement positive coping mechanisms.
- Build knowledge of local activities and community services and develop confidence to access them
- Safely and sustainably exit the service, equipped with the knowledge, tools and resources to help prevent future crisis
Who is eligible for the service?
- To be eligible to access the service an individual must be 18+ and live in Milton Keynes.
- Individuals will be seeking support to help develop solutions that address the factors contributing to their mental health crisis.
- Individuals must be willing to engage with, and complete actions agreed with their Crisis Recovery Worker.
- This service is not suited to individuals that are high-risk. For example, someone experiencing suicide ideation, but with plans, and intent. We reserve the right to refuse any referrals deemed unsuitable, and will aim to suggest alternative routes.
Who can refer into the service?
- You can self-refer by clicking the Access Support button at the top of the page and filling out the form.
- A third party professional e.g. your GP can refer you into this service by clicking Access Support at the top of this page.
If you have any questions about the Crisis Recovery Service, please find the contact details below:
t: 0300 330 0648
e: [email protected]
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