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TEMHCO (Top End Mental Health Consumer Organisation Inc)

By consumers for consumers – peer support for better mental wellbeing.

TEMHCO has a drop in centre style of service delivery which provides peer led support, friendship and understanding for anyone experiencing poor mental health, severe and enduring mental illness or a temporary period of reduced mental wellbeing related to life events.

TEMHCO staff all have personal mental health lived experience and use this in their service delivery as they promote good mental health & wellbeing to members and in the community, they encourage and walk alongside members as they develop or regain life skills and actively promote awareness in the greater to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness.

TEMHCO operate a drop-in centre 4 days per week and one day by appointment to assist those with more in depth needs and targeted support to students on work placement. Our activities and therapies are recovery focused, intended to boost confidence, improve skills and provide opportunities to access community activities in the support of friends.

TEMHCO share their collective lived experience knowledge with their peers, education to members, the public and professionals, providing accurate information, and offer guidance and assistance while engaging other services and advocacy.

 

Location

How to access this service

, Appointment, Online, Outreach to Organisations, Phone, and Walk in

This service is for

All Genders
, Male, Female, Non-binary, Trans woman, Trans man, Intersex, Brotherboy, Sistergirl, Genderqueer, and Other

This service is for ages

All Ages
, 18-24, 25-40, 41-55, 56-65, and 66+

What else you should know

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander specific service
No
Designed for Families
No
No / Self referral, Medical referral, Support Link, Court referral, Facilitated referral, and Organisational referral
Interpreter service availability
No

Service provided by

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  • 86 Woodroffe Ave, Woodroffe, Northern Territory, 0830, Australia

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