Mental health roadmap

This resource was developed by the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service and Partners in Recovery Consumer Reference Group.

Homelessness

Ask Izzy! This website helps people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless to find the services they need, right now and nearby. Learn more…

For carers

Mental Health Resources for Carers (MHR4C) is a program designed to support carers of people who have a mental illness in QLD.

Carers frequently find mental illness and the mental health system confusing and wonder if they are doing the right thing. This website has created a way for carers to learn how others are coping and now to navigate the complex systems in place. Learn more…

Find & Connect

Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants often experience a legacy of mental illness as a result of their history – see our Blog, 7/12/14. Find and Connect is funded by the Australian Government to provide support services specifically to this group and can be contacted on 1800 16 11 09 or visit www.findandconnect.gov.au or (for Queensland) Lotus Place at www.lotusplace.org.au

Crisis support

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service

The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service is a public hospital system funded by the Queensland Government.

Their Mental Health and Addiction Service provide hospital-based inpatient and community mental health services, as well as a community alcohol and drug service to those living within the Sunshine Coast and Gympie area. Learn more…

NDIS READY

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing psychosocial disability support so that people can enjoy an ordinary life. The NDIS recognises that everyone’s needs are goals are different. Find out more about getting NDIS ready, visit NDIS Miway or

Get the fact sheet

Tools for mental wellbeing

mindhealthconnect, which launched in July 2012, is operated by Healthdirect Australia on behalf of the Australian Federal Government as part of the National eMental Health Strategy.

It provides a national gateway to information and support, as well as interactive tools to help people maintain health and well-being.

MindSpot provides free online and telephone screening assessment to help you learn about your symptoms of stress, anxiety, worry, and low mood. Complete the Online Screening Assessment and a MindSpot therapist will then contact you via telephone or email to provide you with your results. Learn more…