Mental health and homelessness

Poor mental health is both a cause and consequence of homelessness. The Housing Options Service will help you access the available support services according to your needs as part of agreeing a Personalised Housing Plan with you. We will also consider if you are in priority need for accommodation as a result of your poor mental health. 


Accessing mental health support

If you are concerned about your mental health, or you are worried about the mental health of a relative or someone you care for, the first thing to do is speak to your GP. They will help you decide what support is needed. 

In a crisis, you can contact the Crisis Team. if someone's life is at risk, call 999.

Nottinghamshire Mind offers a number of support services, such as Peer Support from others experiencing similar issues and one to one support from trained Volunteer Mentors and professional Mind Recovery Coaches. Find out more here.

The Samaritans are available 24/7 if you want to speak to someone about how you are feeling, call 116 123