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.
Young people aged 12 - 18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and have an emerging mental health concern.
- 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
THE BLACK DOG INSTITUTE'S MIND YOUR MIND SEMINAR
Through its partnership with the Black Dog Institute Reconnect delivers the Mind Your Mind 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 Mind Your Mind flyer
Download Referral Form
Phone (08) 8159 1400
Email Reconnect Referral