Urgent and emergency services
Severe and persistent or episodic presentations, often with complex multi-agency needs; other severe conditions that include high level of risk, disability or complexity.
Intensive team-based specialist assessment and intervention (state mental health services) with involvement from a range of different mental health professionals including case managers, psychiatrists, allied health workers, and GPs.
Moderate mental illness
Structured, reasonably frequent and intensive interventions.
Community supports such as peer support or social participation and/or lifestyle interventions.
Mild mental illness
Services designed to be accessed quickly, minimal need for formal referral, provided through a range of modalities and involve few short sessions.
Routine social supports (family and friends) and supports targeting situational stressors eg financial issues.
Community resilience, connection and support
Services designed at a local level to support community members such as: Neighborhood houses, Rotary Groups, CWA, Youth Groups, Church Groups, etc.
Mild psychological distress
Services designed to prevent the onset of illness, or prevent further escalation, and focused on supporting symptom self management.
Routine social support (family and friends) and supports targeting situational stressors eg financial issues.
Self help management and access to online information and support.
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If you need urgent help, phone 000 or Lifeline on 131 114
This state funded program is available in all regions (Alpine, Towong, Wodonga, Indigo, Mansfield and Wangaratta) to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members of all ages.
Anticipated Wait Times: Case Workers ready to respond promptly with appropriate supports as dictated by client needs
Costs: Limited brokerage available to support urgent/immediate to short-term needs. Grants can also be accessed if/when accessible
Targeted Cohorts Included: Mental Health & Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
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Disaster Victims who identify as Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
To make a referral, please call 1800 560 760 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Self referrals can be made via phone, email, text or by visiting any VACCA Office.
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