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Adults 16+

We provide you with the support you need for daily living if you are experiencing a mental illness or mental health concern. We focus on what you can do, rather than what you can’t, to enable you to lead a full and valued life. 

What supports can I get?

Your support worker can offer you a range of guided supports:

  • Attend Day to Day Living, a drop-in service that provides a wide range of activities, such as cooking classes, social outings and vocational activities
  • Having someone to talk to when you need someone to listen
  • Help with budgeting, Centrelink or Legal Aid
  • Support attending personal appointments such as doctors
  • Help with managing stress
  • Opportunities to participate in the community to meet new people
  • Develop individual skills and support networks
  • Set and achieve personal goals to increase your personal growth and independence e.g. getting family life and relationships back on track, getting a job

Where are these supports provided?

We provide supports to people living in Darwin, Palmerston, Katherine, Howard Springs, Virginia, Coolalinga, Girrawheen, Humpty Doo, Noonamah, Berry Springs, Batchelor, Belyuen, Corroboree, Adelaide River, Daly River and Maningrida regions.

The Day to Day Living (D2DL) program is based at the Rapid Creek Business Village. Opening hours are 9:30am - 3:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Next steps

Call us and ask about how you can access support.

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Recovery Assistance Program (RAP)

Who is the service available to?

The Recovery Assistance Program is available to individuals based in Darwin, Palmerston and Katherine, aged 18 to 64 years who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. Referrals are accepted from any source. The program also provides support to individuals connected with the TeamHEALTH Community Housing Program (CHP).

Recovery Assistance Program (RAP) services can be accessed at Darwin, Palmerston, and Katherine.

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Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs)

Who is the service available to?

The program is available to individuals aged over 16 years that may be experiencing worries and sadness or their life is being impacted by mental illness or mental health concerns. Referrals are accepted from any source.

For futher information about this service or for a referral please contact TeamHEALTH online, by email or phone 1300 780 081.

Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs) services can be accessed at Darwin, Palmerston, and Maningrida.

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Day To Day Living

Where is this service provided?

The Day to Day Living (D2DL) program is based at the Rapid Creek Business Village. Opening hours are 9:30am - 3:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Who is the service available to?

Our program is available to individuals whose ability to manage their daily activities and to live independently in the community is impacted as a result of mental illness. A person does not need to have a formalised clinical diagnosis of mental illness to initially access the program. Referrals are accepted from any source.

For futher information about this service or for a referral please contact TeamHEALTH online, by email or phone 1300 780 081.

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Day To Day Living services can be accessed at Darwin.

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Carer Support

We provide you with a range of flexible support options to improve your health and wellbeing so that you can continue to provide the highest level of support to the loved one/s you care for.

What supports can I get?

· Peer support

· Educational sessions

· Wellbeing activities

· Relaxation

· Social inclusion/outings

· Time out for yourself

· Sharing of stories

· Support with tools and knowledge: e.g. meditation, mindfulness and self-care

· One-on-one support

 Where are these supports provided?

Our team service the Darwin/Palmerston region and meet with you where you feel comfortable and relaxed e.g. home visits, coffee shop, office or meet in the community.

TeamHEALTH has a self-contained two bedroom Respite unit located at Coconut Grove for Carers to have time out from their caring role.

The Carer can stay in the Respite unit for up to two weeks at a time.

For futher information about this service or for a referral please contact TeamHEALTH online, by email or phone 1300 780 081.

Carer Support services can be accessed at Darwin, and Palmerston.

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Aged Care Home Care Packages

If you are an older person and need support, we provide individually planned and coordinated packages of care that are tailored to help you remain living in your own home. It is a government subsided program where you receive an allocation of funds enabling you to purchase care services to support your independent lifestyle.

You are able to determine the type of care and service that you receive, how it is delivered, and the support that you need and want. 

What supports can I get?

Your package will be designed to support your independent living, health and wellness goals and include:

· Personal Care Support – showering, personal grooming and mobility assistance.

· Social support – companionship, hobbies and community activities.

· Assistance with transport – to shops, appointments, social activities or events.

· Domestic assistance – cleaning, laundry and shopping.

· Special needs support – providing assistance to those with special needs, with a mental health focus.

Am I eligible for this support?

All non-Indigenous individuals aged 65 years and over and Indigenous individuals aged 50 years and over are eligible.

Next steps

1. Organise your assessment with My Aged Care by calling 1800 200 422.

2. The Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) will conduct an assessment for you and confirm your eligibility.

3. Contact TeamHEALTH on 1300 780 081 as your preferred provider or via our online contact form.

For further information about this service or for a referral please contact TeamHEALTH online, by email or phone 1300 780 081.

Aged Care Home Care Packages services can be accessed at Darwin, and Palmerston.

Get in touch

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

What services are you interested in?

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