Publish date: 6 September 2023
The Mersey Care 24 hour response team is for young people up to the age of 18 experiencing emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties which are causing difficulties in their school, family or social life.
The service is for children and young people who are registered with a GP in Halton, Knowsley, St Helens and Halton Warrington, up to their 18th birthday presenting in crisis needing an emergency response.
- No wrong front door for emergency referrals, providing advice and consultation to professionals, parents, carers and children and young people
- Emergency assessment and follow up
- Brief intervention and home treatment.
Within four hours they will do an assessment, a risk assessment, keep young people safe, offer advice to children and families, working with social care, schools and other professionals.
You can contact the team on 01744 415 640
– 24 hours a day seven days a week.