The Mental Health Triage and Assessment Centre (TAC) is a purpose designed area that improves outcomes for consumers and carers by provision of a consumer-centred, family inclusive and culturally sensitive Mental Health services. The TAC team complements the existing Emergency Department coverage with respect to mental health assessment and consultation liaison interventions. TAC provides comprehensive mental health assessments, interventions, admissions and discharges in the Mental Health Centre and Nepean Emergency Department.
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.