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Below is a list of mental health support services, including youth mental health support, community mental health programs, mental health organisations, hospital mental health services and mental health education programs. If you cannot find local mental health support services for your area, there is a list of state and national mental health support services at the bottom of this page, including those offering counselling and referral services.
Neami Albany is a short-term, mental health residential recovery service that offers either step up support (for people at risk of being admitted to a hospital) or a step down in support (for people leaving hospital but need extra support before moving back into the community). Neami Albany is run by a team of Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers, Peer Support Workers, a Senior Practice Leader, AOD Worker and Service Manager with clinical supports and treatment available when required. The six-bed centre offers 24-hour support and a range of group and individual rehabilitation and recovery programs.
Albany Halfway House Association support people living with a mental illness through supported short – medium term accommodation and outreach support in your home.
Albany Halfway House Association provides:
Community Supported Residential Units (CSRU) provide:
WACHS Great Southern Mental Health Service (GSMHS) is a specialist service that provides acute mental health care for inpatient and community clients in the Great Southern region.
The community teams are located in Albany and Katanning and consist of triage, adult, older adult, youth, child and adolescent teams, all staffed by mental health professionals.
GSMHS employs Aboriginal mental health workers who assist the clinical team to provide culturally appropriate treatment.
Referrals are accepted from GPs and other health professionals. If urgent, clients may phone or self-present to Community Mental Health within office hours.
After Hours: Emergency service phone: RuralLink 1800 552 002 (Monday – Friday 4:30pm – 8:30am) 24 hour service on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
The Albany based Community Resource Centre, Fellowship House can support you with access to a range of learning opportunities, social connection supports, and family and carer services.
Located close to the Albany CBD, Fellowship House is a place for anyone dealing with mental health distress to feel welcome, respected and believed in.
PyschHelp offers a full range of telehealth based online psychological services across Australia. Their Psychologists are qualified and registered with a broad range of expertise. They provide a convenient, affordable, and confidential service for all clients with bulk billing also available
Rurallink gives easy telephone access to experienced community mental health staff, with a focus on supporting people with mental health issues.
It is a confidential service that meets the needs of the community and delivering continuous care and support where needed. The service provides a single point of contact providing information, advice, assessment, and where required, referrals to other mental health services.
Call to Mind is a telepsychiatry service that allows people across Australia to access quality mental health care. They have a team of psychiatrists ranging in availability and speciality to best meet your needs. Consults are held on a video-conferencing platform so you can attend your appointment from anywhere.
StandBy is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, providing free face-to face and/or telephone support at a time and place that is best for each individual.