Bridges Health & Community Care
PO Box 4
Phone: 1300 707 655
Fax: (07) 4152 2107
FMHSS program supports parents to reduce stress and enable young people to reach their potential in their community by providing non-clinical support and strengthen the protective factors in their lives.
FMHSS aims to improve children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing and work with families and carers to build their capacity to better manage and support aspects of children and young people’s lives. To build community understanding and capacity to better respond to mental health issues that affect children and young people. FMHSS will have a primary focus on children and young people while working with them in a whole family context.
FMHSS provides flexible and responsive options for children and young people up to the age of 18yrs and their families and or carers who maybe affected by a mental illness.
What does FMHSS program do?
Other FMHSS activities may include;
How can the FMHSS program be accessed?
FMHSS program will accept referrals of children and young people from any source, including self-referrals, and conduct an initial brief assessment of needs and screening process to ensure Family Mental Health Support Services is the appropriate service for them. A formal diagnosis of mental illness is not required to access FMHSS support.
For further information about FMHSS or to enquiry about how to access the program;
Contact Bridges Health and Community Care on: 1300 707 655