Psychosocial Support Services
Anglicare NT – Housing Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI)
The Housing Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) provides intensive assistance to people with a mental illness living in public housing in Darwin. HASI assists participants maintain their tenancy and provides psychosocial support to help participants develop life skills,build connections to community and improve overall quality of life. *Referrals are through Top End Mental Health Service (TEMHS) or Territory Families,Housing and Communities.
Congress – Social & Emotional Wellbeing Service
Our Social & Emotional Wellbeing Service provides Aboriginal people and their families including children and adolescents with holistic and culturally appropriate primary health care for social and cultural wellbeing, mental health and community connectedness including:
- confidential counselling and psychological services including psycho-education;
- social and cultural support including case management, Women’s and Men’s bush trips, art therapy, access to local language speakers and connection to country;
- drug and alcohol treatment for Aboriginal people experiencing the effects of harmful alcohol and alcohol use; and
- a dedicated GP service.
Emotional and Social Wellbeing
Funded by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, this program aims to promote social inclusion, cohesion, multicultural diversity and linguistic diversity for the wellbeing of migrants. The program offers Mental Health support to migrants in the NT by applying cultural safety model while dealing with psycho-social issues of migrants, building therapeutic alliance and trust, making services inclusive and accessible. To engage the multicultural population, good quality interpreter services where available that will help in developing participatory and collaborative partnerships with the migrant population. The service is provided through Telehealth model or face to face consultation which will leverage the existing Ignite potential resources of trained Mental health professionals.
Mental Health Association of Central Australia (MHACA)
MHACA is a not for profit specialist mental health service providing psycho-social support services and educational programs aimed at enhancing the mental health and well-being of people living in Central Australia.
We offer a range of services which aim to facilitate wellness for a diverse range of individuals living with mental illness or going through mental distress.
MHACA provides psychosocial support services, NDIS support coordination and services, individual and group-based supports, educational and training programs and a Drop-in centre.
MHACA can help people with a diagnosed mental illness with:
- Building daily living skills
- Increasing physical health and wellbeing
- Being confident in the community
- Managing mental health conditions
Mission Australia – National Psychosocial Support Program
Mission Australia’s Psychosocial Services in the Northern Territory provide support to people with mental illness as they transition to the NDIS, as well as to those who are not eligible for NDIS or for whom NDIS is not the most appropriate support. Working within a recovery framework, the service supports people to achieve their recovery goals by providing non-clinical services so that people are able to maintain their housing, manage their finances and daily living activities, engage in work or training, and maintain their physical and social wellbeing.