Supporting Minds is a mental health service that provides up to 3 months of moderate intensity structured psychological (clinical) supports and group-based (clinical and non-clinical) support. This service has replaced the Psychological Services Program.
Supporting Minds: all adults (16 years – 65 years) experiencing situational distress. This can include (but is not limited to) people: at risk of homelessness, experiencing domestic violence issues, experiencing legal issues, in significant financial hardship, experiencing relationship issues, or experiencing social isolation.
Supporting Minds LGBTIQAP+: people (12 years – 65 years) who identify with the LGBTIQAP+ community and/or are questioning sexuality or gender.
The Supporting Minds model includes a brief mental health assessment, structured psychological interventions, and other structured interventions such as group-based support. The program includes:
Needs identification and care planning
An assigned wellbeing consultant who acts as a care coordinator throughout service contact duration
Up to 3 months of 1:1 structured psychological therapy using evidence-based therapeutic interventions, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Insight-Oriented Therapy, Supportive psychotherapy, Interpersonal psychotherapy, and Narrative Therapy
Encouragement and guidance to access digital resources
Exit and transition planning which includes referral back to GP with support letter
Linkage to additional supports in the community and/or specific health related services, if required.
Anyone can refer into Supporting Minds by calling 07 3151 3828 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org