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Together launches new criminal justice support service for people with a personality disorder diagnosis

Posted on 10, June, 2020

On the 1st of April 2020, despite also dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, Together was proud to launch a new Engagement & Enhanced Relational Support Service (EERSS) which draws on the principles of mentoring and advocacy. The team have adapted to launch the service remotely initially in line with social distancing and it offers men […]

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Together selected by Department of Health as a partner to roll out liaison and diversion services

Posted on 04, January, 2014

Together has been chosen by the Department of Health to be one of its key partner organisations to lead an initiative that will see mental health professionals working directly within courts and police custody suites. The Department of Health today announced £25 million of funding to develop and roll out services including liaison and diversion […]

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Criminal Justice Services

Posted on 26, February, 2013

Too many people pass through the criminal justice system without their mental health needs being recognised. With more than 70 per cent of the prison population having some kind of mental health problem, it’s crucial that specialist services exist to ensure that people get the care and support they need to break the cycle of […]

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Partner with us

Posted on 09, June, 2017

We are a nationally recognised provider of criminal justice mental health services, with over two decades of experience working across the health and criminal justice sectors within an ever-evolving landscape. We are the single largest voluntary sector provider of court liaison and diversion services in the UK. We also deliver a range of innovative criminal […]

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Our Trustees

Posted on 24, August, 2011

Our Board of Trustees is responsible for setting Together’s overall policy and direction. The Board currently consists of 15 Trustees with expertise and experience in different aspects of our work, including health and social care, human resources and finance, as well as people with experience of using mental health services.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2020 – A story from Together’s criminal justice team

Posted on 10, September, 2020

Thursday 10th September 2020 is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay and to raise awareness of this vital issue we wanted to share a story from Together’s criminal justice service and specifically the Liaison and Diversion team. That team is funded by NHS England through their National Liaison and Diversion Operating Model. The liaison and diversion team is made up […]

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Liaison and Diversion in police settings

Posted on 21, July, 2015

Liaison and diversion services are designed to improve the health and justice outcomes for adults and children who come into contact with the youth and criminal justice systems where a range of complex needs are identified as factors in their offending behaviour. Delivering against NHS England’s National Liaison and Diversion Operating Model, our liaison and diversion practitioners […]

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Together to lead even more sites for liaison and diversion pilot as NHS England announces expansion of initiative

Posted on 02, December, 2014

Together has been chosen by NHS England as a key partner to lead the second phase of its initiative to roll out liaison and diversion services in London. Building on the work we have been doing since April 2014 to lead the delivery of this crucial service in North and East London, we will now be […]

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Our history

Posted on 24, August, 2011

Together is the UK’s oldest community mental health charity. It was formed in 1879 by Rev Henry Hawkins, the hospital chaplain at an asylum in Middlesex, and was originally known as The After-care Association for Poor and Friendless Female Convalescents on Leaving Asylums for the Insane.

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