Ayrshire crisis resolution and home treatment team (mental health crisis)

The Ayrshire Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (ACRHTT) provides support and treatment for people who are experiencing mental health crisis. The team aims to prevent or reduce the impact of a crisis. The team will offer prompt and timely support to people in crisis at hours when they are most needed. The team is based at their local Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) bases.

The Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) contact details:
• CMHT- North Ayrshire - Three Towns Resource Centre, Saltcoats 01294 470010
• CMHT- South Ayrshire - Ailsa Hospital, Ayr 01292 559777
• CMHT - Kilmarnock and Loudoun - North West Area Centre, Kilmarnock 01563 578592
• CMHT - Cumnock and Doon - Netherthird Clinic, Cumnock 01290 425947

All the above services can be contacted Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm with an extended duty service available provided until 6.45pm.

Referrals to ACRHTT should be made through an individual's family doctor (GP). Out-of-hours access to mental health services is available through NHS24 on 111 in the first instance.  Other access routes may be used in other specific emergency situations.

More information

You can also get help and advice by contacting:

The Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90  http://www.samaritans.org 
Breathing Space on 0800 838 587 http://www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk