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Heather Thompson

Adults 16+

TeamHEALTH have a variety of supports available for adults aged 16 and over who have a mental illness or are experiencing mental health concerns. TeamHEALTH also offer community access and capacity building support to people with or without an NDIS plan.

Our Mental Health Recovery Workers help people to develop recovery plans based on their individual goals. The focus is on empowering people to build their capacity to be independent in their community by equipping them with the right resources and skills.

Types of Supports include:

  • Participation in the community such as meeting new people and social outings
  • Practical assistance with tasks such as attending appointments and shopping
  • Budgeting and practical support with responsibilities
  • Finding and/or keeping a job
  • Developing living skills to maintain tenancy or occupancy
  • Attending the TeamHEALTH Community Hub, a drop-in centre that provides a wide range of activities such as cooking classes, social outings, and vocational activities
  • Having someone to talk to when people need someone to listen
  • Help with managing stress and stressful situations
  • Set and achieve personal goals to increase personal growth and independence – e.g. getting their family life and relationships back on track or getting a job

People can access these supports in their own community setting or through the TeamHEALTH Community Hub.

Referrals are accepted from all sources including self-referral

Psychosocial Support Program (PSP)

The Psychosocial Support Program aids people who are experiencing a mental illness to help them achieve their goals and use a recovery focused and strengths-based approach. Our Mental Health Recovery Workers help people to focus on wellness and provide practical assistance in achieving personalised goals

Our supports help people to build resilience, focus on wellness and positive practices in their everyday lives.

Recovery Assistance Program (RAP)

The Recovery Assistance Program offers community access and capacity building support to people with or without an NDIS plan. If people do not have a formal diagnosis, we support them to receive that diagnosis and create a recovery plan in order to set and achieve personal goals.

We are also able to support people in applying for an NDIS plan.

Click here to watch a short video about this program

Next steps

Call us if you wish to discuss this service in more detail or simply complete and submit the below referral form.

(Please note that you will be able to access an editable PDF through Google Chrome or Explorer browsers.)

Get in touch

To find out more about Adults 16+ services, please fill out the enquiry form below.

Do you need emergency help?

NT Mental Health Line


Ph: 1800 682 288

Lifeline


Ph: 13 11 14

www.lifeline.org.au

Emergency Services


Ph: 000

Kids Helpline


Ph: 1800 55 1800

www.kidshelpline.com.au

Suicide Call Back Service


Ph: 1300 659 467

Headspace


Ph: 1800 650 890

www.headspace.org.au