This team is a specialist service that provides intensive care coordination and psychological interventions for young people between the ages of 18 and 30 experiencing a first episode of psychosis, as well as support and education for their families.

Our service can provide either centre-based or home-visit based appointments.

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Eligibility

  • Aged 18 – 30 years.
  • Live in the Northern Beaches catchment area.
  • Be experiencing or have experienced psychosis.
  • Have a psychiatric treatment history of no more than one year.

Referral

Self-referrals are accepted, as are referrals from family members and health professionals.

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.

Other information

We generally work with people for a 1 to 3 year period, as this is the evidence-base for Early Psychosis treatment.

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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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Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm

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