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Consultation on the Future Provision of Social Care for people with Mental Health Conditions

Staffordshire County Council is legally responsible for making sure social care services for adults with mental health conditions are available to people across Staffordshire.

Adults in Staffordshire with mental health conditions needing mental health social care support and assessments are currently supported by two organisations: South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) and North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust (NSCHT).

Countywide News


Wed 29 Nov 2017

It could be the toughest winter yet, so the people of Staffordshire are urged to get the best out of their local NHS services, to Stay Well This Winter

Here’s what you can do:

Hollywood star Russell Brand hails 'wonderful' work of Burton Addiction Centre

Comedian and Hollywood star Russell Brand has dubbed the work of Burton Addiction Centre "wonderful" during his visit to the town.

The actor, radio presenter and author paid a visit to Langan's Tea Rooms, in George Street, this afternoon, Tuesday, November 21, before signing copies of his new book for fans.

Fans were queuing round the block to buy copies of his new book, have it signed by the star and have the obligatory selfie taken with him.

Carers Hub - VCSE Feedback and Staffordshire County Council Response

Support Staffordshire work:

In early 2017, Support Staffordshire were asked by Staffordshire County Council (SCC the lead commissioner) and the Carers Partnership Board to engage with local VCSE organisations who supported Carers. In particular they asked us to gain some feedback upon how the relationship with the Carers Hub could be improved. 

In March 2017, we undertook discussion workshops at 7 locality forums. Across Staffordshire 75 people attended the workshops from 62 VCSE organisations.

We prompted the following questions as part of small group discussions:

Toolbox for emotional health

The Toolbox project is a new service delivered by South Staffordshire Network for Mental Health (SSNMH), funded through the Big Lottery, looking at Emotional Wellbeing within the South Staffordshire area including East Staffordshire, Tamworth Borough, Cannock Chase District, Lichfield District, Stafford Borough & South Staffordshire

So what is Toolbox?