Care team unveil mental health service
A NEW mental health service has officially opened.
Delivered by Rochdale council’s adult care team, the new approach aims to deliver highquality mental health services from one site.
Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs) will work together to deliver key services to communities across Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton.
The council said it is about improving its high quality mental health services.
Coun Iftikhar Ahmed, cabinet member for adult care, said: “It is absolutely vital that people have confidence in the council’s mental health services and, thanks to a brilliant team of staff, they can be reassured we are delivering our services to the highest possible standards.”
The service is located at the Sudden Resource Centre, Silk Street, Rochdale. The hours of operation are 9am-7pm Monday to Friday. Referrals should be made to the new AMHP operational business support team on 01706 370286 up to 4.30pm. Referrals requiring an urgent response after 4.30pm will be referred to the emergency duty team on 0300 303 8875.
●●A ground-breaking new mental health service has officially opened to the public. Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs) will work together to deliver key services to communities across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale