The OPMHS Team offers community consultation, assessment and time limited case management to Northern Beaches residents aged 65-plus living with a mental illness.

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Eligibility

OPMHS Brookvale offers time limited case management to persons aged over 65 years who reside within the Northern Beaches Catchment who have a mood disorder, psychotic disorder,  anxiety disorder, moderate to severe Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD), suicidal ideation, or those who require medication review and assessment and meet the above criteria.

Referral

People can refer themselves, or be referred by a treating clinician such as their GP, private mental health clinician or care coordinator.

Urgent cases

There are several options to access urgent mental health care:

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.

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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Location: Brookvale Community Health Centre

612-624 Pittwater Road

Brookvale, NSW 2100

Postal: P.O Box 1065,  Balgowlah 2093

Finding Us: Brookvale Community Health Centre is located on Pittwater Road, across from Warringah Mall. ​


 

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8.30am - 5pm
Monday to Friday

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Mental Health Line: 1800 011 511
Service direct number: 02 9388 5366