In home and community support
Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response - BANYULE and NILLUMBIK
The Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response (EIPSR) service helps people with mental health conditions who are having difficulty managing everyday tasks to create a personalised recovery plan.
This 12-month program of individualised support helps clients to live independently and safely in the community.
About Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response:
Each client will receive up to 12 months of support to develop individual recovery goals, one to one support through the Help at Home and in the Community service, group learning and social inclusion activities, and other supports as needed.
The Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response service can help clients to do a range of things, including:
- live independently and improve daily living skills
- find and maintain suitable housing
- participate in and build skills for social and community activities
- build resilience and coping skills
- learn and explore new ideas for personal growth
- build skills to go back to work or study
- improve relationships
- connect with the broader community
- have fun and connect with others.
Clients who accessed the Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response Service showed an improvement in their daily life skills, social connectedness and overall mental health and wellbeing.
Mind has been contracted by Austin Health to provide the Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response service to help participants live independently and safely in the community.
Who is Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response for?
People who have a psychiatric condition and need assistance to live independently and safely in the community.
Eligible participants must currently be clients of a North East Area Mental Health Service and not have NDIS funded support.
Available to people living in the catchment areas of Banyule and Nillumbik.
How do I register my interest for Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response?
Applicants must be aged between 16 to 65 years.
Interested applicants should speak to their mental health case manager. The North East Area Mental Health Service treatment team will determine eligibility.
Why choose Mind for in home and community support services?
Mind Australia provides individualised, evidence-based and recovery focused support to more than 11,000 people experiencing mental health and wellbeing concerns in Australia every year.
Mind partners with health, community, and government organisations to provide holistic support and a safe environment for people experiencing mental health and wellbeing concerns to live in the community.
Mind is one of the largest providers of community-managed psychosocial services in Australia with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre-based and online services.
We are a leading employer of people with lived experience of mental ill-health, recognising their unique ability to connect with and motivate clients and guide recovery.
What do our Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response clients say?
“Thank you to my worker for helping me to build the confidence to leave the home again. I have been able to find casual work and start to feel like myself again since being in the program”- anonymous client.