GP down south mental health service provides short-term support, coordination and access to evidence-based treatments for people living with mental health issues in our community.
To be eligible to access the service, you must:
- be diagnosed with, or at risk of developing, a mild to moderate mental illness
- hold a current health care card/pension card
- reside in Greater Bunbury or South West regions of Western Australia
- not currently be in crisis or require urgent assistance
GP down south is a not-for-profit, community organisation providing health and wellbeing services in the South West and Peel regions of WA. In the Peel region we operate Nidjalla Waangan Mia Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Centre, the Peel Youth Medical Service (including the 3 Tier Youth Mental Health Program) and the Peel Mobile Health Service. In the South West we provide Mental Health Services, Parenting support services in the home, Down South Aboriginal Health Services, and the Youth Medical Service including the 3 Tier Youth Mental Health Program in the Warren-Blackwood Region. Our funding is predominantly through Commonwealth and State Health Departments, with Commonwealth funding received via WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA).