For crisis support call Lifeline on 13 11 14, MH Call 1300 642 255 or in an emergency call 000

Special age groups

Special age groups

Child, youth and older persons mental health services

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.


Child and youth mental health services (CYMHS)

CYMHS services are provided for infants, children and adolescents up to the age of 18 years (and their families or carers) who are experiencing psychological distress or complex mental health needs.

Each CYMHS service has an access team that provides advice, information, triage and facilitates the most appropriate type of care.

Contact your nearest CYMHS

North West CYMHS
Nundah CYMHS
Pine Rivers CYMHS
Redcliffe and Caboolture CYMHS


These specialised teams are designed to provide age-specific mental health support for people over the age of 65 years.

Older persons mental health services (OPMHS)

OPMHS assesses, manages and supports people over the age of 65 years who have a mental illness, complicated by conditions of age-related illnesses. Referrals can be made by a GP, a family member or self-refer or via the acute care team. Phone 1300 MH CALL (1300 64 22 55)

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