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Joining up community mental health services

People told us they want more mental health services delivered locally and designed to work for local needs. 

We propose to join up more services and base them in local communities. 

This would allow people to get a better experience of care that meets their needs and places a greater emphasis on psychological care. Care will focus on a person's needs, their goals and recovery. People will not have unnecessary duplicate assessments and won’t experience long waiting times. 

The joined-up teams will work with the voluntary sector, social care and physical health services to focus on people’s needs as a whole.