The Government's Department of Health has launched a £15 million fund to better support people at risk of experiencing a mental health crisis.

The Beyond Places of Safety grant scheme, available to existing and potential service providers, will focus on:

  • preventing people from reaching crisis point in the first place
  • helping to develop new approaches to support people who experience a mental health crisis

Jackie Doyle-Price, Minister for Mental Health, said: "This additional funding will give local areas scope to do even more, and I look forward to seeing lots of innovative ideas for improving urgent and emergency mental healthcare across the country."


Criteria for applying for a grant can be found here. Applications need to be made by the relevant contact in your area - their email addresses can be found here.

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