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Your Local Community Mental Health Team (CMHT)

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Who do CMHTs support?

Your local Community Mental Health Team provides a range of community based mental health treatments and therapies including perinatal mental health support and eating disorder services for people who need support for their mental health issues.  The CMHTs are split into two teams, the Adult service which is aimed at people between the ages of 18 and 64, and the Older Peoples’ service which is aimed at people aged 65 and above.


Opening Hours

Community Mental Health Teams have core operating hours of 9am until 5pm, Monday to Friday.


How to access the service

CMHTs take referrals from GPs, Acute Inpatient Mental Health Wards and from our Mental Health Teams such as LPMHSS, Crisis Teams and CAMHS for transitioning patients.


Right to re-refer

If you have previously been under the care of a Community Mental Health Team and have been discharged from the service within the last 3 years, you can re-refer yourself to the Community Mental Health Team under Part 3 of the Mental Health Measure where you will be assessed for help and support.

To re-refer yourself just contact your local CMHT and state that you would like to “re-refer under Part 3 of the Mental Health Measure” and the team will undertake a clinical assessment of your mental health needs to determine whether you would benefit from CMHT support again.


What to expect

If you feel that you need support from your local Community Mental Health Team, speak to your GP to request a referral. Your GP will assess whether this is appropriate for you and if it is, refer you, and your local Community Mental Health Team will then do a thorough assessment with you to make sure you’re signposted to the right services.

If you are deemed in need of Community Mental Health Team support, together with you, the team will create a care and treatment plan to support you in the best way possible.


Our teams

We have five adult Community Mental Health Teams and five older peoples’ Community Mental Health Teams in Powys. The adult and older peoples’ teams are co-located in the same buildings which are:


Ystradgynlais Community Mental Health Team

Ystradgynlais Community Hospital
Glanrhyd Road

Telephone: 01639 846 474


Brecon Adult (18+) Community Mental Health Team

Ty Illtyd Mental Health Resource Centre
Bridge Street

Telephone: 01874 615 050


Brecon Older Adult (65+) Community Mental Health Team

Ty Cloc, Bronllys Hospital



Telephone: 01874 712792



Llandrindod Community Mental Health Team

The Hazels Centre
Temple St
Llandrindod Wells

Telephone: 01597 825 888


Newtown Community Mental Health Team

Fan Gorau Unit
Newtown Hospital
Llanfair Road
SY16 2DW

Telephone: 01636 617 300


Welshpool Community Mental Health Team

Bryntirion Mental Health Resource Centre
Salop Road
SY21 7YA

Telephone: 01938 558 969