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Local Specialist Mental Health & Addiction Service concept proposal

Stakeholders have told us that changes are needed to provide a mental health and addiction system that is more equitable, accessible, and closer to home.  
Changes we are exploring as part of the Adult Community Mental Health and Addiction workstream include transforming how we deliver specialist adult community mental health and addiction services to our communities, to provide a more integrated and holistic response.  

A high-level concept has been developed which sets out a model for a new way of working. We are pleased to share this high-level concept with you now.



We are now seeking wider stakeholder feedback on this concept to help refine our thinking. We want to hear from you, as feedback is crucial in helping us shape the project and make sure we continue to move in the right direction. Please read the concept paper and provide us with feedback through one or more of the following ways: 
  • Email any initial thoughts directly to our Change Programme team

  • Feedback anonymously via SurveyMonkey

  • There will also be face-to-face workshops and Zoom feedback sessions taking place this month. If you are on our mailing list, details will be emailed to you. If you would like to stay updated on the programme and be notified of upcoming feedback sessions, you can sign up to receive regular emails using this link.
Last updated 16 January 2023.