The Youth Plus clinic is a brief intervention service available in the Lithgow area that offers support to young people aged 12-25, who are in crisis.
During individual appointments a clinician will talk with the young person and provide support, help navigate their way through the crisis, and link them into further services as needed. Youth Plus provides support for young people experiencing:
This is not an emergency service – if a life is in danger, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Youth Plus is currently offering a mix of telehealth and face to face sessions, with social distancing measures in place.
For all referrals, queries and general questions we recommend you contact the service provider, Marathon Health.
Publicly available mental health information and self-help resources.
Self-help resources and low intensity interventions, including digital mental health, group and peer supports.
A mix of self-help resources, including digital mental health and low intensity interventions. Also psychological services for individuals who require them.
High intensity services including periods of intensive intervention that may involve multidisciplinary support. Where issues may be persistent or episodic without a high level of risk, complexity or disability.
Intensive team-based specialist assessment and intervention (typically state/territory mental health services) with involvement from a range of different mental health professionals including case managers, psychiatrists, allied health workers, and GPs. Includes a high level of risk, disability or complexity.