Partners & Pathways


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The Dove Service is the only grief support charity in Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffordshire, providing services to people within the community from the age of 4+ who are experiencing issues relating to bereavement, loss or life-changing illness.
We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We’re here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support. We are a Local Mind Association serving North Staffordshire and the surrounding area.
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust is a leading provider of mental health, social care, learning disability and substance misuse services in the West Midlands.
Changes Health & Wellbeing provide mental health support services for children, young people and adults in Stoke on Trent and across Staffordshire – Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire Moorlands, Stafford, South Staffordshire, Cannock Chase and Rugeley.
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We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We’re here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support. We are a Local Mind Association serving Burton and the surrounding area.
Mental Health Matters (MHM) is a national charity with over 40 years of experience in delivering high-quality mental health and social care services. MHM has a hugely positive impact on the lives of people living with mental health needs in our local communities. We provide services across England, from Northumberland to Plymouth, led by a highly motivated and enthusiastic workforce, who are committed to delivering the best quality services to those in need of support.


Complex Trauma

We have specialists who can offer specific complex trauma therapy for those who have suffered such stress. Patients can self-refer.


Our employment support service will work to empower you to find a route back to employment that works for you. We will work with you to help you reach your employment goals as we understand that having a mental health problem can make life difficult, which then impacts on your employment or ability to find work. The team are here to help to return to work after being off sick, sustain your current employment, get back into work or to change career direction. Just self-refer and we can discuss how we can help.

Anger Management

Our Anger Management pathway offers one to one counselling via video consultation for adults aged 16+ who have difficulties with managing anger. If you feel that you might benefit from therapy and that anger is ruining your life and/or the lives of others please self-refer.

Urgent Help

We are not an emergency service but if you are struggling to cope with everyday life and need immediate help or know someone who is they should refer to their GP or out of hours GP service.

Alternatively, contact the Access Team (available 24/7):

If you’re having suicidal thoughts

To talk to someone who is trained to listen contact the Samaritans on 116 123

They are there for you 24 hours a day and all calls are free.

If you are about to seriously harm yourself or have harmed yourself.

Call 999 and ask for help or go straight to your local Accident & Emergency department.

If you fear you may harm someone else

Call 999 and ask for urgent help.

Important Notice

In order for us to process your referral we need to collect details about you.

Once you self-refer Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) will create a patient record which will be stored on the secure MPFT database.

For further information and details regarding why we collect your personal data, how it is used and who we may share it with please refer to Privacy Notice :: Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (

Should you wish to discuss this prior to self-referral please call 0300 303 0923

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