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Where to find assistance in the Frankston area

   

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If you require urgent assistance,
contact Frankston Hospital on

9784 7777

If you have immediate concerns for a young person’s safety,
contact
000 or:

Under 18 years
Psychiatric Triage (24 hour)

1300 369 012

18 years and over
Psychiatric Hotline (24 hour)

1300 792 977



Personal Crisis Contact Phone Numbers and Websites

Mental Health Advice Line
Phone: 1300 280 737
24 hours, seven days a week
Expert advice, information and referral on any mental health issue.

Peninsula Community Mental Health
Phone: 9784 6999 (AH) 9784 7161
Website: http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/locations/peninsula-community-mental-health-service/

Psychiatric Hotline (24 hour)
Phone: 1300 792 977

Lifeline
Phone: 131 114
Hours: 24 hours, seven days a week
Web: www.lifeline.org.au

Suicide Helpline (Vic)
Phone: 1300 651 251
Website: www.suicideline.org.au


Peninsula Health Mental Health Service
Frankston Hospital, Hastings Road, FRANKSTON
Post: PO Box 52, Frankston VIC 3199

Phone:

1300 792 977 — Triage 24 hours
9784 7161 — Adult Unit
9784 7095 — Aged Person’s Unit

Web: http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/locations/peninsula-community-mental-health-service/

  • Crisis Assessment and Treatment Service
  • Aged Psychiatry Inpatient Unit and Community Team
  • Adult Acute Inpatient Unit and Community Unit

Referral: Via triage service 1300 792 977


Wellways Australia
45 Davey Street, FRANKSTON
Mel Ref: 102 D3

Phone: 9784 6800
Fax: 9783 2501

Email: southeastmelbourne@wellways.org
Web: www.wellways.org

Wellways offers a wide range of individually tailored services designed
to support people affected by mental health issues or disability, as well as their families, friends and carers. Our experienced, local staff will help you take charge of your wellbeing, connect with others and participate in your community.

Other services:

  • Intensive Outreach,
  • Homebased Outreach,
  • Employment, Education,
  • Consumer Group and Respite Care.

Mind Australia
5/13 Bainbridge Street, SEAFORD

Phone: 9776 4499
Email: seaford@mindaustralia.org.au
Web: www.mindaustralia.org.au

Residential rehabilitation program Supportive residential community for young people for 18 – 24 year-olds who have experienced serious mental health issues. Two year structured program provides individual support and provides services to young people, who in addition to mental illness, may also be at risk of homelessness, suicide or other forms of self harm. Cost of program is means tested.

Referral: Self-referral, or by family member, friend or a Mental Health Service worker. Applicants must be assessed before being offered a place.

Intensive Home-based Outreach Service for people aged 16 - 64 who are at risk of homelessness and are recovering from mental illness.

The outreach service is available for a 1 year period during which time the client is housed within a transitional housing unit. In some instances clients may live in their own home or unit.

Referral: health professional, self referral or family/carer.


Perinatal to Youth Mental Health Service (formerly CAMHS)
4th Floor, 454 Nepean Highway, FRANKSTON
Mel Ref: 102 C2

Phone: 9784 9800
Fax: 9784 9801

24 Hour: 1300 369 012 (Psychiatric Triage)

Hours: 8:30am — 5:00pm Monday - Friday

Self-referral, or by doctor, school or agency.Care, counselling, assessment and treatment of people under 18 experiencing major emotional and psychiatric disorders.
Person must live in Frankston, Langwarrin, Seaford or the Peninsula, but not Pearcedale.


Peninsula Headspace
(For young people 12 — 25 years)
Level 1, 12 Keys Street, FRANKSTON

Phone: 9769 6419
email: headspace@headspacefrankston.org.au
Web: www.headspace.org.au

Times: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
(Intake officers 11:00am – 4:00pm)

Self referral, other agency referral
Community-based health service providing:
  • GP Clinic - 3 days per week for young people not currently linked with a GP - (call for appointment)
  • Bulk Billing Psychologists - free counselling sessions for young people
  • Psychiatric Registrar - works with young people, and provides secondary consultations to other workers and services

NEAMI
1 Douglas Grove FRANKSTON
Mel Ref:
99 E12

Mental Health support in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula region.

Intake line: 1300 379 462
Web: www.neaminational.org.au
Office: Monday - Friday 9:00am — 5:00pm.
Closed public holidays.

Community mental health service supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, weaknesses, values and goals.


Frankston Men's Shed
Dundas Street FRANKSTON
Mel Ref: 100A G12
Post: PO Box 52 Frankston

Phone: 9784 8403
Email: jbaarsma@phcn.vic.gov.au

MEN’S SOCIAL GROUP 1:00pm to 3:00pm every Monday afternoon offers positive mental health and wellbeing for men 18+. By Referral. Please contact coordinator first as there may be a waiting list.

 

 

     
     
 
 
   
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