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Peer work rewarding for mental health staff

Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services have a team of peer support workers helping people on their journey to recovery from mental health illness. Learn more now.

Fortnightly Focus edition 20

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.

Fortnightly Focus edition 14

This month Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services (MSAMHS) completed accreditation for the first time since the amalgamation of Addiction and Mental Health Services in 2013.

Bayside Community Care Unit now open

Redland City residents recovering from a mental illness can now stay closer to home and their loved ones following the opening of Bayside Community Care Unit (CCU) today.

Fortnightly Focus

Fortnightly Focus edition 11

The formation of Metro South Hospital and Health Service (MSHHS) and the subsequent launch of the Blueprint for Better Healthcare require Queensland’s health services to focus on patient-

People with lived experience of mental illness to support others through recovery

People with a lived experience of mental illness are being recruited in the Redlands to support others walking a similar path.

Fortnightly Focus

Fortnightly Focus edition 9

In this fast-paced world it's easy to get caught up with everything that has to be done yesterday.

Handing over keys

Local partnership to reward 10,000 designated drivers

A new designated driver program for the Brisbane South area was launched today by Metro South Health’s Addiction Services and the Liquor Industry Action Group – South West Brisbane.

Logan Hospital community care unit

Community Care Unit opens in Logan

A new 16 bed residential facility opened today will provide Logan residents recovering from mental illness the opportunity to make a better transition to independent living.