North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network’s Model of Care promotes a person-centred approach to mental health, suicide and alcohol and other drug treatment and care, supporting services which are responsive to community needs and expectations. Services commissioned under this Model of Care deliver targeted and appropriate services to a wide range of community and cultural groups at numerous locations through our region. Services are presented according to age group, target population, location, treatment type and level of vulnerability and need to assist people to find the best service for their individual needs.

Psychosocial Support Service | cohealth

Psychosocial Support Services will provide much needed support for people with severe and complex mental illness who are not eligible for assistance through the NDIS. The services are for people who would benefit from time-limited, non-clinical psychosocial support.

The length of support can range from eight weeks to a maximum of 12 months, depending on the individual’s needs.

Target Population: People with severe mental illness who are not eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Service location(s): Brimbank, Hobson’s Bay, Maribyrnong, Melton, Moorabool, Wyndham

REFERRAL REQUIRED

Psychosocial Support Service | Neami National

Psychosocial Support Services will provide much needed support for people with severe and complex mental illness who are not eligible for assistance through the NDIS. The services are for people who would benefit from time-limited, non-clinical psychosocial support.

The length of support can range from eight weeks to a maximum of 12 months, depending on the individual’s needs.

Target Population: People with severe mental illness who are not eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Service location(s): Darebin, Hume, Macedon Ranges, Melbourne, Moonee Valley, Moreland, Yarra

REFERRAL REQUIRED

North Richmond Community Health

The Care Navigation pilot supports participants and service providers to address barriers to accessing the supports and services needed to improve health outcomes for people with AOD and co-occurring physical and mental health, including risk of suicide, chronic disease and other complex needs.

The service is delivered in North Richmond with assertive outreach in the City of Yarra and the City of Melbourne.

Target Population: People who use alcohol and/or drugs and have a physical and/or mental health issue who require assistance to navigate the service system.

Service location(s): Melbourne, North Richmond, Yarra

23 Lennox St
North Richmond, VIC 3121


REFERRAL NOT REQUIRED

IPC Health

An alcohol and other drug treatment service that delivers a dual diagnosis program to people experiencing AOD and mental health concerns.

People generally receive a flexible number of sessions to meet their needs.

Target Population: Any person experiencing AOD and mental health concerns over the age of 16, and their family members, partners and significant others etc.

Service location(s): Hoppers Crossing, St Albans

117-12 Warringa Crescent
Hoopers Crossing, VIC 3029

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1 Andrea Street
St Albans, VIC 3021


REFERRAL NOT REQUIRED

Youth Projects

The Substance Misuse Treatment Program is a primary health service that provides health care and support to improve the physical, mental and social wellbeing of individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and experiencing comorbid alcohol and other drug and mental health concerns.

The program provides appointment based and drop in services from the Living Room Primary Health Service in the Melbourne CBD.

Target Population: 16+ individuals experiencing primary or secondary homelessness.

Service location(s): Melbourne

7-9 Hosier Lane
Melbourne, VIC 3000


REFERRAL NOT REQUIRED

Dardi Munwurro

Aboriginal alcohol and other drug treatment service delivered through brief interventions and care support for Aboriginal men accessing the organisation.

People generally receive a flexible number of sessions to meet their needs.

Target Population: Aboriginal men

Service location(s): Preston

273 High Street
Preston, VIC 3072


REFERRAL NOT REQUIRED

CAREinMIND Intensive Support Service | Westgate Health Co-op

Key aspects of the service are clinical nursing services, medication support, care co-ordination and liaison (clinical and non-clinical services), family support and liaison, improving access to psychiatrist and psychological care.

Target Population: People with severe mental illness and other complex care needs suitable to be supported in the primary care setting.

Service location(s): South Kingsville

CAREinMIND WSS | On the line

A free telephone and online counselling service for people in the north, central or western suburbs of Melbourne who are feeling the pressures and stresses of everyday life.

The number of sessions available are flexible.

Target Population: Available to the whole community.

Service location(s): N/A

REFERRAL NOT REQUIRED

CAREinMIND Targeted Psychological Support Services | Individual private practitioners

Focussed psychological therapies delivered by qualified mental health practitioners, for people with mild to moderate diagnosed mental health issues.

People generally receive up to 12 face to face appointments/ sessions per year in this service.

Target Population: People with a diagnosed (mild to moderate) mental illness.

Service location(s): Whole region

CAREinMIND Targeted Psychological Support Services | Macedon Ranges Health

Focussed psychological therapies delivered by qualified mental health practitioners with specialist skills in supporting LGBTIQ people, with mild to moderate diagnosed mental health issues.

People generally receive up to 12 face to face appointments/ sessions per year in this service.

Target Population: People with a diagnosed (mild to moderate) mental illness (includes clients under the age of 18 with a provisional diagnosis).

Service location(s): Gisborne

CAREinMIND Intensive Support Service | Lily Shatkhin

Key aspects of the service are clinical nursing services, medication support, care co-ordination and liaison (clinical and non-clinical services), family support and liaison, improving access to psychiatrist and psychological care.

Target Population: People with severe mental illness and other complex care needs suitable to be supported in the primary care setting.

Service location(s): Richmond

CAREinMIND Targeted Psychological Support Services | Thorne Harbour Health

Focussed psychological therapies delivered by qualified mental health practitioners with specialist skills in supporting LGBTIQ people, with mild to moderate diagnosed mental health issues.

People generally receive up to 12 face to face appointments/ sessions per year in this service.

Target Population: People who identify as LGBTIQ and with a diagnosed (mild to moderate) mental illness.

Service location(s): Fitzroy