We provide a recovery oriented mental health service to support people to build a self-determined meaningful and satisfying life and personal identity, regardless of whether or not there are ongoing symptoms of mental illness.
Our recovery oriented practice encourages self-determination and self-management of mental health and wellbeing. It involves tailored, personalised and strengths-based care that is responsive to people’s unique strengths, circumstances, needs and preferences.
We include the Eight Dimensions of Wellness (8DoW) as our holistic approach:
- Social (Cultural)
We are developing a program and delivered to our young people and the community, that will provide them with skills to cope with trauma and the stresses of life, with the aim of building resilience in those young people and community as a whole.
Prevention of mental illness and suicide are the outcomes of our education strategy.
We are determined to develop strategies to de-stigmatise mental health and encourage our young people and the community to talk about their feelings and thoughts without being judged. Acceptance in our community, that mental health is as important as your physical health and having the freedom to seek help without any stigma being attached.
Mental health is a state of wellbeing in which we:
- realise our own abilities,
- can cope with normal stresses of life,
- can work productively and
- are able to make a contribution to our ...read more