MENTAL HEALTH

PO BOX 6100, Hawthorn West 3122
1300 22 46361300 22 4636
(03) 9810 6111

National, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance abuse disorders in Australia.

5th Floor, Reece House, Burnie 7320

CAMHS is available to young people who require assistance in managing emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. Can assist with depression, anxiety, self harm, eating disorders, compulsive behaviours, fears and phobias, hallucination and delusional thinking, sleeping problems and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Launceston Tasmania, Australia

The Community Forensic Mental Health Service is a confidential statewide service that assists people who have a mental health issue and/or intellectual disability who are:

  • involved with the criminal justice system, or
  • assessed as high risk of becoming involved with the criminal justice system as a result of their mental health and associated behaviour.

The service offers mental health assessment, liaison, counselling, support, education, advice and referral to other services.

CFMHS has a Court Liaison Officer who provide assistance people eligible for the service who have to go to Court. Potential clients need to be referred for assessment.

Tasmania, Australia

The Mental Health Service delivers care to Tasmanians with a severe mental illness through community teams and inpatient settings. Mental health services also work in partnership with the community sector to deliver a range of services for people experiencing ill mental health.

Services are delivered regionally throughout Tasmania within four service streams:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Adult Community Mental Health, Older Persons Mental Health and Inpatient and Extended Treatment Mental Health.

North West, Tasmania, Australia

The Mental Health Service delivers care to Tasmanian’s with a severe mental illness through community teams and inpatient settings. Mental health services also work in partnership with the community sector to deliver a range of services for people experiencing ill mental health.

Services are delivered regionally throughout Tasmania within four service streams:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Adult Community Mental Health, Older Persons Mental Health and Inpatient and Extended Treatment Mental Health.

52 Frankland Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

The Mental Health Service delivers care to Tasmanians with a severe mental illness through community teams and inpatient settings. Mental health services also work in partnership with the community sector to deliver a range of services for people experiencing ill mental health.

Services are delivered regionally throughout Tasmania within four service streams:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Adult Community Mental Health, Older Persons Mental Health and Inpatient and Extended Treatment Mental Health.

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Mental Health Service delivers care to Tasmanians with a severe mental illness through community teams and inpatient settings. Mental health services also work in partnership with the community sector to deliver a range of services for people experiencing ill mental health.

Services are delivered regionally throughout Tasmania within four service streams:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Adult Community Mental Health, Older Persons Mental Health and Inpatient and Extended Treatment Mental Health.

A dedicated organisation committed to the support of Practitioners and organisations engaged in the emotional welfare and mental well being of people from Tasmania, Australia and Internationally.

A community-based organisation that helps Australian’s to recover from mental illness through a program of mutual support and personal development.

It is free to participate in Grow programs, there are no assessments, no need for a diagnosis and no strict eligibility criteria.

Office is attended at irregular hours.

Meetings held in Devonport, Hobart, Kingston, Launceston. New Town and Ulverstone.

Level 1, 33-35 Steele St, Devonport, Tasmania 7310

A free, youth-focused mental health service for young people aged 12-25. A team of professionals specialising in health related issues can help.

Opening hours: Thursday 9am – 5pm. Appointment on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

49 Liverpool St, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Headspace is the national youth mental health foundation. For young people aged 12-25yrs.

Headspace can help with: general health, mental health and counselling, education, employment, alcohol and other drug services.

Monday – Friday from 9am-5pm

Tuesdays from 11am-7pm

 

Cnr Brisbane and Wellington Street, 186 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250

A free, youth-focused mental health service for young people aged 12-25. A team of professionals specialising in health related issues can help.

Unit 1 33 Melville Street Hobart 7000

Provides a safe place to share experiences of what it’s like to hear voices from people with a lived experience. Discusses coping strategies and suggests new ones. Encourages peer support, social connections and support on the recovery journey.

PO Box 717, Moonah Tasmania 7009

Langford Support Services provides community based integration and rehabilitation programs for people with disabilities and mental illness. Operates a wide range of services such as residential services, emergency and transitional support, respite program, mental health activity program and individual support programs.

206 New Town Rd, New Town TAS 7008, Australia

Support service for wounded, injured or ill current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel.

Advocacy Tasmania provide a free statewide, independent and confidential advocacy service. This service is for people with mental health disorder, as well as their relatives and carers. Advocates can assist people to exercise their rights and responsibilities.

They support adolescents and adults who are:

  • in hospital
  • in the community
  • in correctional facilities
  • in rural and remote areas

They support people to exercise their rights to:

  • be safe from harm including abuse, neglect and suicide
  • shelter
  • freedom and liberty
  • fundamental health and wellbeing
Ground Floor, 2 Terry St. Glenorchy, TAS, 7010

Mental Health Carers Tasmania (MHCTas) is a statewide leader in the provision of Mental Health carer support. MHCTas promotes and improves the wellbeing of carers of people affected by mental ill health through support and education as well as providing systemic advocacy from a carer/family perspective drawing on lived experience to improve mental health services.

It aims to improve the quality of life for the one in five Tasmanian families, friends, carers and people living with mental health issues and mental illness.

Carers are people who provide unpaid physical, practical or emotional support to a family member, friends, neighbours or colleagues with mental ill health.

Level 1, 131A Collins Street, Hobart TAS 7000

The Mental Health Council of Tasmania (MHCT) is a member based peak body. We represent and promote the interests of community managed mental health services and have a strong commitment to enabling better access and outcomes for every Tasmanian.

Level 6, 86 Collins Street Hobart 7000

The Office of the Ombudsman and Health Complaints Commissioner administers the Mental Health Official Visitors Program.

Mental Health Official Visitors check on the care and treatment of patients in State run mental health hospitals and other approved facilities and can receive complaints from patients.

The Mental Health Tribunal is an independent body established under the Mental Health Act 2013.  It protects the rights, safety, inclusion and dignity of people being involuntarily treated for mental illness.

The Mental Health Tribunal is responsible for civil and forensic matters.  The Mental Health Tribunal’s main function is:

  • to authorise and review the treatment of people with mental illness, who don’t have the capacity to make decisions and provide informed consent for treatment.

This includes deciding:

  • when people with a mental illness can be detained in a hospital or other treatment facility
  • what treatment a doctor can provide when it has been decided that the person is too unwell to make treatment decisions for themselves.

 

The Tribunal is independent. It is not connected to any hospital or other facility or organisation that provides mental health services.

Tasmania, Australia

Mental Health Services in Tasmania provides assistance to people of all ages with serious mental health issues. Services are delivered regionally throughout Tasmania within four service streams: Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Adult Community Mental Health, Older Persons Mental Health and Inpatient and Extended Treatment Mental Health. Access to all services is via the Mental Health Services Helpline. The Helpline is a confidential phone service that you can call 24 hours, 7 days a week for advice, assessment and referral. The Mental Health Services Helpline may refer you to a specialist mental health service or provide details for another service to assist you

 

The Mental Health Services Helpline is a 24 hour a day/7 day a week service for mental health crisis. Operates as a statewide service reaching all regions of Tasmania. Provides community mental health professionals who can give advice and will arrange mental health assessments and intervention for persons in need.

35 Tower Road, New Town TAS, Australia

A progressive, innovative disability services organisation whose mission is to enrich and improve the lives of people with disabilities and their families. Offers flexible Respite and Supported Independent Living options as well as a range of Community Access programs.

73 High Street, Oatlands, Tasmania, Australia

Rural Alive & Well Inc (RAW) is an incorporated not for profit organisation formed to create resilience and capacity of individuals, families and the comunity to react to challenging life experiences with particular emphasis on mental health and wellbeing. Provides assistance to individuals at risk of mental health problems, acute distress and suicide.

64 Anglesea Street, South Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Provides therapeutic communities for the rehabilitation of people with schizophrenia and other mental illnesses, life skills training, Ages 18-35 years.

State office located in Hobart. Offices also in Rokeby, Glenorchy, Ulverstone and Mowbray.

PO Box 226 South Melbourne VIC
+61 3 9682 5933+61 3 9682 5933
+61 3 9682 5944

SANE Australia is a national charity, making a real difference in the lives of people affected by complex mental health issues through support, research and advocacy. The SANE group also includes the Anne Deveson Research Centre, and The Dax Centre.

The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24 hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over who fit one of the following categories:

  • People who are suicidal
  • People caring from someone who is suicidal
  • People bereaved by suicide
  • Health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.
Level 2, 116 Bathurst Street, Hobart

The TTMHN advocates for the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse communities by strengthening the cultural competency and cultural responsiveness of the mental health workforce in Tasmania.

The TTMHN aims to support the mental health workforce to ensure that culturally and linguistically diverse individuals, families and communities are planned for within service delivery.

The TTMNH is funded by the Tasmanian Government Department of Health and Human Services and the network is hosted by the Phoenix Centre, a program of the Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania).

After hours professional telephone crisis counselling for veteran’s and their families.

41 Mount Street, Burnie TAS 7320, Australia

Wellways Australia Limited is a leading not-for-profit mental health and disability support organisation with services in Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Tasmania. Our services span mental health, disability and community care, and reach thousands of people each year.

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