Our Services - Reconnect Mental Health

The Reconnect Mental Health Service is an outreach early intervention service supporting young people (12 – 18 years old) and their families, where there is a risk of homelessness and emerging mental health concerns for the young person.

Service provision includes:
  • Make early identification of emerging social, emotional and mental health issues in young people. 
  • Work with young people on an individual, family and systems level for short to medium term. 
  • Provide mobile services to young people and their families, in their home, school or at other locations across metropolitan Adelaide. 
  • Assist the young person to re-engage with family, school and other systems to stabalise their mental health and also to identify and achieve goals that enhance their well-being. 
  • Therapeutic interventions include assessment, counselling, family work, referral and consultancy. 
ELIGIBILITY:
Young people aged 12 - 18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and have an emerging mental health concern. 

REFERRALS
- Please contact one of the Reconnect Mental Health workers on 8159 1400 between 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
- Referrals are accepted from individuals, parents, teachers, school counsellors, service providers and other people.

COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING
Reconnect also engages in and collaborates to provide a range of community capacity building initiatives to raise awareness of mental health and support communities to reduce the barriers to early access and help seeking. Initiatives include:

- School Expo Participation
- Youth Cinema Events
- Presentations

THE BLACK DOG INSTITUTE'S INSIGHT SEMINAR
Through its partnership with the Black Dog Institute Reconnect delivers the Insight seminar. Designed for students and teachers this free 1 hour presentation focusses on the importance of resilience and seeking help through a series of engaging and humorous images that convey complex concepts to students and teachers.

Further details on the Insight flyer.

Download Referral Form

COST:
Free

CONTACT:
Phone (08) 8159 1400
Email   Reconnect Referral