Trust Celebrates Official Opening of Canalside – 26/07/13

Canalside OpeningCanalside in Bloxwich, a new facility for Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust, was officially opened yesterday (25 July) by the Deputy Mayor of Walsall, Councillor Peter Smith.

The new facility houses a range of mental health services for children and young people in Walsall, including Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), the Early Intervention in First Episode Psychosis Service and the Eating Disorders Service. It is also the Central England centre for the national Deaf Children, Young People and Family Service.

As part of the event, staff and partners took part in a tour of the new facility and enjoyed afternoon tea.

Canalside OpeningSpeaking at the event, the Deputy Mayor said: “This is a very important building which provides first class mental health services for young people in Walsall. On behalf of the Mayor of Walsall, I declare this building open and wish everyone associated with it every success for the future.”

Chairman of the Trust, Glyn Shaw, added: “Hundreds of local young people and their families will benefit from our brand new facility. It offers a high quality, bright new environment with nine dedicated therapy rooms, a brand new family therapy suite and a fully equipped clinical room. It brings together four key Trust services into one shared space in the heart of our local community.”