The Adult Mental Health Service can offer specialised, comprehensive care coordination for persons 18 - 65 years of age who have a serious mental illness and people significantly affected by mental health problems, including a variety of conditions including schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder (Manic Depressive Illness), major depression, acute psychosis and anxiety disorders.

The services offered include assessment, medical treatment, counselling, education about mental illness and referral to other appropriate agencies and programs.

The team is staffed by multidisciplinary health professionals including social workers, registered nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, psychiatric registrars and psychiatrists. Services are provided at the Brookvale Community Health Centre or at the individuals' home if needed.

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Eligibility

  • Aged: 18 - 65 years of age

  • Area Covered: All areas of Northern Beaches

  • Experiencing mental illness or disorder

Access

Ring the Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511. This line is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will be able to speak with a clinician who can provide recommendations about how to manage the situation or put you in contact with the appropriate mental health team.

Urgent cases

In urgent cases you can attend the emergency department at your local Hospital.

If the situation is urgent or becoming dangerous ring Triple Zero (000) and request ambulance and/or police. They will be able to assist the person safely to the hospital Emergency Department to access mental health care.

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Street address
Brookvale Community Health Centre
Level 3,  612-624 Pittwater Rd
Brookvale, 2100

Postal address
PO Box 1065 Balgowlah, NSW 2093

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9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday

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Mental Health Line: 1800 011 511 (This line is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Centre direct number: (02) 938 85366