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Older People and Mental Health

Specialist Mental Health Services for Older People (SMHSOP) provides services for people 65 years and over experiencing moderate to severe mental health problems.  Services can include assessment, treatment and care planning, working closely with carers, families, General Practitioners and other support…

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Community Mental Health Services

Many people experience mental health issues but may not need an admission to hospital or may require ongoing support after discharge from one of the Mental Health Centres. The community mental health services provided by the Central Coast Mental Health Service offer…

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Eating Disorders

The Eating Disorders Outpatient Service helps people with eating disorders, their families and also people who are at risk of developing an eating disorder. Contact 02 4396 5111 Monday through Friday 8.30am to 5 pm.  Eating Disorders Outpatient Service (214 KB) If you…

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Information for Family and Carers

As a carer your health and wellbeing is equally as important as that of the person for whom you are caring. The following websites may be helpful in providing information about respite care available, support groups, education and information about mental…

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Social and Recreational Programs

Yakkalla Provides social and recreational programs and activities for mental health service clients including lawn bowls, ten pin bowling, women’s group, men’s group, yoga, tennis, pottery and TAFE classes. Located at Bateau Bay and developed in partnership with ARAFMI. Phone: 02…

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Useful Links

The following websites may be useful for further information about mental health. NSW Transcultural Mental Health Centre Downloadable resources about health related topics available in a range of languages.  NSW Transcultural Mental Health Centre Beyondblue Provides free resources for people…

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Help and Support Lines

If you or someone you know needs an emergency response or urgent medical attention call triple zero (000) or go to the closest emergency department. Lifeline Anyone experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can contact Lifeline. Available 24/7 Phone: 13 11 14…

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Other Services and Supports

Family visiting room The family visiting room is a private space that was specially designed to be used by families, carers and friends who are visiting patients in the Gosford Mental Health Centre at Gosford Hospital.  The family visiting room…

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Adult Mental Health

Adult Mental Health provides a service for people aged over the age of 18 years experiencing moderate to severe mental health problems. These services can be provided in the community and in hospital. In the community There are a number of…

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Children and Young People’s Mental Health

Children & young peoples mental health provides a range of clinical and non-clinical services in both the community and in hospital. Services are available 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday and include: Prevention & early intervention COPMI (Children of Parents with a Mental…

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