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Service summary

Hartlepool Crisis Resolution and Intensive Home Treatment Team

The service is for adults aged 18 years + presenting with an acute mental health need that may require admission to a mental health unit without the potential involvement of an intensive home treatment team.

The Crisis Team can be accessed by the following:
• Substance Misuse Services
• Primary Care Health Professionals including GPs
• Accident and Emergency Departments/Acute Hospitals
• Social Services/Emergency Duty Team
• Police/Forensic Medical Examiner working in custody suites
• Improved Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)
• Non Statutory Agencies
• Self Referrals

Those individuals who are currently open to secondary mental health services and their respective families and/or carers can contact the team during out of hours for additional support or advice.

The service provides assessment and intensive home treatment in a range of settings and offers an alternative to inpatient care. The service also responds to service users in a mental health crisis with deteriorating mental health that requires a change in management and increased support.

The Crisis Resolution and Intensive Home Treatment Team is multi disciplinary. It comprises medical, nursing, social care, occupational therapy, support and administration staff. These are available 24 hours a day every day.

Service provider

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Physical Environment Accessibility

Are your premises accessible?
Is there accessible parking on site?

There are plenty of free car parking spaces available to use at Sandwell Park. Disabled Parking is also available.