The Youth Enhanced Support Service (YESS) is a free outreach program for young people aged 12-25 years who have or are at risk of developing mental health concerns that impact their life. YESS provides mental health support, treatment, as well as case management. YESS welcomes people of all religious and spiritual beliefs and is LGBTIQ+ friendly and culturally sensitive. Our teams are led by a psychiatrist, and each Young Person receives wrap-around support including psychiatry, psychological and social interventions, peer work, employment services, and family work, tailored to their needs.
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.