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Metro North Mental Health Services

Metro North Mental Health provides mental health and alcohol and other drug services that support people who have severe and complex needs or are in crisis.

Care is delivered to people of all ages in the community, in the hospital and in specialist accommodation settings. The services for people experiencing mental illness include a range of specialist assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and recovery services that also consist of emergency, consultation liaison, forensic, substance use disorders, eating disorders, community mental health and inner-city homeless services.

For people experiencing substance use disorders, you can access evidence-based treatments including opioid maintenance, substance withdrawal management, and counselling. For people experiencing substance misuse issues, three are a range of harm minimisation and brief intervention services.

All five public hospitals—Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH), The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH), Caboolture Hospital, Redcliffe Hospital and Kilcoy Hospital—provide emergency response assessment in a crisis situation and are linked to specialist mental health and alcohol and other drugs services for assessment and care.

Dedicated mental health inpatient services are at the RBWH, TPCH and Caboolture Hospital. Dedicated alcohol and other drug inpatient services are at the RBWH.

Community services are delivered from facilities located in Brisbane City, Fortitude Valley, Herston, Nundah, Chermside, Strathpine, Caboolture and Redcliffe with outreach services to Kilcoy.

The following pages provide information, links and referral information to various mental health services in the Brisbane North and Moreton Bay region provided by Metro North Hospital and Health Service.

Acute care team

Your first point of contact for Metro North Mental Health, providing support, information and referral support.

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Special age groups

Metro North Mental Health Services for people under the age of 18 or over the age of 65 years. These specialised teams are designed to provide age-specific mental health support.

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Inpatient care

The Metro North Mental Health Services provides inpatient care services for people who need to be admitted to hospital for treatment of mental health issues.

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Community care

The continuing care teams—also known as community mental health teams—provide mental health assessment and treatment services to people aged 18 years and over who are affected by complex mental illness.

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Resource team

The resource team is a team of mental health professionals who provide assistance and support to consumers, carers, staff, non-government agencies and other government departments as they navigate the mental health services.

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Recovery, consumers and carers

All inpatient and continuing care teams can access consumer and carer support services.

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State-wide specialty services

The Queensland Eating Disorder Service provides assessment, care and treatment for people and their families affected by eating disorders. The service also provides advice, support, training and education for health professionals.

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Mental Health Act 2016

The Mental Health Act 2016 governs the treatment and care of people in the health system who have mental health conditions.

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The Metro North Hospital and Health Service publish a six-monthly prospectus containing a broad range of recovery-focused courses and programs in the North Brisbane and Moreton Bay region. The courses and programs support people experiencing with mental health challenges to achieve the things they want out of life.

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Private hospitals

Private hospitals provide dedicated mental health services, including inpatient, day patient and community outreach services.

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    My Mental Health

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    Brisbane North PHN wishes to acknowledge the experience and expertise of the My Mental Health Steering Committee, delegates of the Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) network and health professionals in developing the My Mental Health Website.

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