We can help you work out whether you are experiencing psychosis. We do this by talking with you and (if possible) with your family or other people who know you well and asking questions about what has been happening. This early stage of talking is called an assessment. You can come to our office, or we can come to you.
If the assessment shows you are experiencing psychosis we can work with you to develop a treatment plan. You will start seeing us for regular appointments. We encourage you and your family to take part in developing the treatment plan.
Our team consists of psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, nurses, occupational therapists and Workfirst clinicians. We will allocate you a care manager who is your main contact at the service. They will co-ordinate the care you receive from us.
An important part of treatment is learning about psychosis and the things that may trigger it. We can help you understand what you can do to stay well and what you can do if you have another episode of psychosis. We offer education individually or within a group.
People with psychosis often benefit from medication at some stage of their treatment. The psychiatrist you meet will check your general health and discuss the option of medication with you, explaining all the pros and cons. They will meet with you regularly to see how you are doing.
We offer talking therapies, group work, home visits, family support, help with education and employment, activity and music groups and more. Groups are a good opportunity to meet others, have some fun and try new challenges.