Liaison and diversion service
Middlesbrough Police Headquarters
Tel: 01642 302090
About the service
The all age liaison and diversion service offers assessment and advice for people who experience mental health concerns / difficulties.
We may also provide advice to criminal justice system staff in respect of your needs whilst in their care.
The professional you have seen is a registered mental health worker. They should have given you the opportunity to talk about your concerns in a private setting.
All sensitive information will remain confidential as far as possible. However, information will be shared with other professional services, should risks to yourself or others, including children, be identified.
Your GP may be informed of your meeting with the team.
Aims of the service
- Advice and support for people in the Criminal Justice System who have mental health needs
- Liaison with other professionals involved with you
- Information about other services
- Signposting to other services
- Individual assessment of your needs whilst in custody
- To contribute to risk assessments with relation to mental health issues
- To arrange access to appropriate mental health or learning disability services
Find out about mental health conditions, treatments and local and national organisations offering support at: www.tewv.nhs.uk/patientscarers
For information about medication, see: www.tewv.nhs.uk/medication
|Drug and alcohol
0800 77 66 00
0845 769 7555
|Mental Health Matters helpline
Redcar & Cleveland
0800 052 7349 6pm – 6am
0800 052 7350 6pm – 6am
0800 052 0658 6pm – 6am
0845 045 7110 5pm – 9am
24 hours weekends and bank holidays
|MIND||0845 766 0163|
|CRUSE Bereavement Counselling||0844 477 9400|
|Victim support||0845 30 30 900|
|Citizens Advice||0844 499 4110|
|Relate||0300 100 1234|
|Samaritans||08457 90 90 90|
|Domestic Violence||National Women’s Aid
0808 20000 247
Respect Men’s Advice Line
0808 801 0327
|Patient Advice Liaison Service
|0800 052 0219|
|VWALS||Veterans Wellbeing Assessment & Liaison Service
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