Available supports

We connect people with the right support for their needs across northern Queensland.

Psychological Therapies (formerly known as ATAPS)

Psychological Therapies is for people with a non-acute moderate mental health condition who would benefit from short-term goal-focused psychological strategies.

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Low-intensity Strategies

The provision of psychological interventions delivered via telephone and web-based services.

We work with NQ Connect, a free counselling and support service, to provide people with low-intensity psychological support.

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Suicide Prevention Services (low to moderate risk)

Suicide Prevention Services provides support for people following a suicide attempt or self-harm incident, people who have expressed recent suicidal ideation, or people otherwise at risk of a suicidal crisis.

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This service is not intended to support people who are at acute and immediate risk.
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Telehealth Specialist Services

This service provides a consultation under Medicare via video conferencing by a consultant psychiatrist. Only GPs can make a referral to Telehealth Specialist Services.

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The person must have access to a computer or tablet, with a webcam and speakers or headphones.
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Mental Health Integrated Complex Care (MHICC)

MHICC provides longer-term support and psychological treatment for individuals with severe mental illness with complex needs. Services are provided by a mental health nurse and include care coordination and referral to appropriate services, psycho-education and support to self-manage illness, family support,recovery planning, physical health care and metabolic monitoring, and medication management.

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Only GPs can make a referral to MHICC. Available only in the Cairns area.
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Designed to integrate with the broader health system