Our team of clinicians offer six evidence-based, recovery-focused, mental health interventions that include a number of different approaches. There is the possibility of a further six sessions after a review with your GP.
We work with you to:
Once we receive your referral to the program, someone from the service will call you within 24 hours to discuss your needs and eligibility.
If you are eligible for the program, we will work out a time with you to meet face to face. During your meetings, our staff will help you develop skills to manage the symptoms that concern you.
We encouraged you to be fully involved in planning your treatment, and will support you to practice strategies between sessions.
Our team use therapies that to help you develop skills to manage symptoms that concern you. Through these mental health interventions are we work with you to develop strategies to improve your mental health and support you to apply them.
Severe Mental Illness Services form two primary mental health care services (therapeutic and care coordination).
Services may be provided in parallel to a range of other approaches to treatment depending on the complexity and severity of the individual’s presentation; including psychiatric support and psycho-social services.
People with mental health issues – as well as their carers, family and friends – can access a unique after-hours telephone help line. This unique service will broaden mental health support in two key ways:
The LETSS support workers will provide non-clinical mental health support which helps people in times of distress, offers an alternative to attending emergency departments, and assists with access to appropriate in-hours services provided by state, Commonwealth or non-governmental organisations.
In short, anyone – it is a free service* we are proud to provide. Specifically, those who may like to access the service would be:
For mental health support, we are only a phone call away 1800 013 755 or chat with us via our online chat service here.
Low intensity services that could be a mix of self-help resources including digital mental health and low intensity face to face services. GP referral not required.
Up to 12 psychological intervention sessions for mild, moderate, complex or chronic mental health issues. We work with you to develop skills and strategies to live a meaningful life, and support you to apply them.
Short-term services for those at risk of suicide and self-harm. Our approach includes risk assessments, counselling, and support to prevent suicide and self-harm and avoid the need for hospital admission.
The Suicide Prevention Service is not a crisis service.
Assessment and care planning for people seeking treatment and support for their mental illness that may require further assessment, involves complexities or requires multiple services.
Supportive and non-judgemental services for parents who are experiencing difficulties with anxiety and depression, and other psychological concerns which may be interfering with daily activities.