As part of the Mental Health Reform, NSW Health is working collaboratively with other government agencies, non-government organisations and private sector organisations to ensure programs and services are better integrated and expertise is harnessed to enhance service delivery for people with mental illness. ​

To strengthen mental health care in NSW, the Government will focus on the following key projects:

Strengthening prevention and early intervention

 Adolescent Community Integration Team

 NSW School-Link Coordinator ​

​A greater focus on community-based care

 Assertive Community Care​

 Specialist Mental Health Services for Older Perso​ns

 Specialist Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Services 

 Getting On Track In Time

 Whole Family Teams

 Consultation Liaison Services

 Community Living Supports

 HASI Plus

 Mothers with Mental Illness (Mums and Kids Matter)

 Emergency Care Rural Access (24/7 Telehealth)

Developing a more responsive system

 Project Air

 Eating Disorders

 Intellectual Disability and Mental Health

Working together to deliver person-centred care


Building a better system

 Peer Workforce Coordinator

 NSW Mental Health Workforce Plan​

Strengthing mental health care in NSW

 NSW Mental Health Reform $95million Fact Sheet 2017/18

 Strengthening mental health care in NSW

 Wellbeing in schools

 Increasing specialist clinical mental health services in the community

 Expanding psychological community living supports

 Assisting long-term patients to live in the community

 Strengthening specialist support for people with complex needs

 Local innovation and performance

 Investing in research

 Investing in workforce

Current as at: Friday 13 October 2017
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