The Good Connections Project will run free monthly healthy cooking and good conversation sessions led by refugees/asylum seekers for targeted groups of about a dozen Penrith residents at a time, providing free take-home packs of groceries, toiletries, and information on health topics, where to access good quality low cost items and social services in Penrith, as well valuable social interaction and education. We’ll assist people suffering the social adverse effects of the pandemic including isolation, financial stress, and exposure to misinformation/conspiracy theories about COVID19.
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.