Services for people with Mental Health problems
Mental Health services are delivered by the Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust. This is a joint partnership between the NHS and the City Council.
Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust are applying for Foundation Trust status, giving the people who use their services, carers, staff and the general public more say in the way services are delivered.
For more information, to become a member and to share your views please go to www.mhsc.nhs.uk/ft.
You can find out about the trust and the services it provides on their website: http://www.mhsc.nhs.uk/
Mental Health in Manchester is a website provided by the NHS which may have information you'll find useful: http://www.mhim.org.uk/
To speak to someone about getting help or support, get in touch with the Contact Service for Social Care.
To search a database of services which might be appropriate for you, some of which might be free, take a look at MyManchesterServices, choose Mental Health & Well-being from the left hand menu.
You can also find out about the Mental Capacity Act, and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, which are guidelines to make sure people don't lose their rights to make their own decisions unnecessarily.
Manchester City Council also provides services for people with Sensory Impairments.
You can read our joint Mental Health Commissioning Strategy for 2009-2014.