Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services are committed to a partnership approach – linking and engaging with our community. We know that effective engagement is integral to better, more transparent healthcare for consumers, their families and carers.
From the Red Bow Appeal to Harmony Day, March is packed with days highlighting different causes. What relevance do they hold to Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services? Read on to find out how Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services are creating better outcomes and stronger communities by providing excellent care to the community.
Working together is an important element of success at Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services (MSAMHS). Each and every day our team collaborates with a network of mental health experts and organisations to ensure Metro South’s community receives the best, holistic care possible.
MSAMHS’ Child and Youth Academic Clinical Unit is currently coordinating the Positive Mindset Creative Arts Festival 2015 to promote positive mental health and free expression in young people, raise community awareness and reduce stigma.
At Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Service (MSAMHS) we recognise the valuable work of our mental health nurses enables the service to provide mental health patients (consumers) with the support and care they need to successfully navigate their recovery journey.
Mental illness can affect anyone within our community, across all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. People who speak English as a second language or are a part of a cultural minority can be particularly vulnerable when faced with the challenges of mental illness due to feelings of isolation and not knowing where to turn for help.