Our young people deserve the best care. The Youth and Family Wellbeing Team work with young people and their families to provide support and help address multiple and/or complex mental health needs.
In addition, our team specialises on youth and families with a focus on engaging with children and families in the community to link you to the right support, at the right time at a place suited to the consumer, their family and carer.
We work together on a recovery plan and can help both youth and their families:
The Youth and Family Wellbeing Team works in partnership with families and community networks to support children and young people, aged 12 – 21 years (suffering from a mental illness) who are living in Logan-Beaudesert area.
Like our Adult and Peer Team, the Youth and Family Wellbeing team aim to connect people and their families to local services that can support them in times of mental health crisis. We also have a strong emphasis on providing support in the community, reaching out to families and young people who may have difficulty coping.
We often work with children and youth who have complex needs and have presented frequently to Emergency Departments. We want to make sure children and youth have the support they need to help avoid reaching a crisis point and needing hospitalisation.
Patients can access the Wellbeing via referral from one of MSAMHS’ teams such as CYMHS, mood, psychosis or the inpatient team. As recovery is an individual journey, the support offered to each patient will be an individualised agreement made between the patient and family/carers, the referral team and the wellbeing team.
Youth & Family Wellbeing Team
260 Loganlea Road
Meadowbrook QLD 4131
Ph: (07) 32007087