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Bury Criminal Justice Mental Health Service

The Criminal Justice mental health Team covers the five boroughs within the Pennine Care footprint.

The function of the team is to offer advice, assessments, risk assessment, and provide some short term interventions for clients with mental health needs who maybe on the periphery of offending behaviour or have committed an offence along with supporting services involved with this client group to achieve best outcomes.

The purpose of the team is to assess and make recommendations for clients who are involved in the criminal justice system in order to ensure fair treatment, access to appropriate services and if appropriate diversion away from the criminal justice services for those offenders who are in need of treatment rather than punishment. Public protection is a key element of this process.

We work collaboratively with mental health services, social care, the police, the courts, prisons, probation services and others to try to obtain the best and fairest pathway for the offender with mental health problems and to ensure that public protection remains at the forefront.

The team operates an open referral system.

Contact Information

Address
Humphrey House 1st Floor
Angouleme Way
Bury
BL9 0EQ
Tel:
0161 253 7997
Fax:
0161 761 4673
Parking Available:
No

Opening Hours

9-5

Referral Methods

  • Self referral
  • GP
  • Health professional
  • Social care professional
  • Police
  • Probation
  • Courts
  • Prisons
  • Solicitors