Directory Of Services & Programs

The following directory provides brief summaries of most of Adelaide PHN’s core programs, services and activities.

Given the complexity and integrated nature of much of our work, this directory is not an exhaustive list. Rather, it is just one of the ways we describe what are doing to respond the health needs of our community. Find out more about our work via the ‘What we’re doing about…’ pages of this website - where we describe our work across broad topic areas like primary mental health and alcohol and other drug treatment services.

Seeking more information about a particular service or activity?

Contact information, where appropriate, is listed to the right of each directory listing below. To speak with someone at Adelaide PHN about these listings, please contact us via enquiry@adelaidephn.com.au or by calling 8219 5900

 

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Adelaide After Hours – an easy to use directory of Adelaide’s after hours medical services


A free and easy to use online directory detailing Adelaide health services open after 5:00pm. It lists local Adelaide region doctors, pharmacists, dentists and hospitals available in the after hours period. The directory supports people to find the closest appropriate medical support according to where they are now, or can be used to plan ahead to find services open at later times and locations. This website also provides a range of helplines and useful health information.
More Information

https://www.adelaideafterhours.com.au/


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Adelaide Respiratory Health Project - improving outcomes for people living with COPD and asthma


Adelaide PHN has funded Asthma Australia, in partnership with Lung Foundation Australia to undertake the Adelaide Respiratory Health Project (ARHP). Running for 18 months, the ARHP commenced in November 2017. The project supports the development and delivery of solutions to improve outcomes for people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and asthma. This includes the training of participating general practices and pharmacies in clinical guidelines, spirometry, and patient recalls; and facilitating increased collaboration with relevant professionals and organisations.

The project has recruited general practices and pharmacies, in the Local Government Areas of The City of Playford and The City of Salisbury, to actively participate. 

For more information on the project please contact Somi Lindsay, ARHP Project Coordinator on slindsay@asthmasa.org.au 

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ARHP Project Coordinator
slindsay@asthmasa.org.au


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AOD Treatment Services - for people from Asian & African backgrounds


This service provides access to alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services for drug users (aged 13+ years) from Asian and/or African backgrounds.  The service includes family support services, relapse prevention strategies, harm reduction information and strategies, social living skill and employment training. Delivered by CASSA (Community Access and Services SA) this service is one of a suite of commissioned AOD treatment services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer. 

Further information is available by phoning 8447 8821 or by emailing admin@sa.vnca.org.au

More Information

http://www.sa.vnca.org.au/alcohol-and-other-drugs/

CASSA
8447 8821


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ASSIST - a brief intervention program & the Alcohol, Smoking, & Substance Involvement Screening Test


A program designed for people who want to discuss their alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, and receive information or treatment referrals. The program covers all substance groups and determines a risk score which a psychologist will use to determine appropriate treatment pathways. For some, a single session may be appropriate whilst for others, a single session may motivate participation in higher intensity treatment. Delivered by PsychMed, this program is one of a suite of AOD treatment services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

This program is designed for people who want to discuss their drug and alcohol use and receive further information including referral to treatment.

Providers or agencies can refer to the program, and individuals, families and friends may self-refer.

Contact the locations listed below to refer:

  • Central
    PsychMed Adelaide Clinic
    9 Hutt Street
    Adelaide, SA 5000
    Phone:  8232 2424
    Fax: 8232 5277
    psychmedcity@gmail.com
      
  • Southern
    PsychMed Morphett Vale Clinic
    118 Main South Road
    Morphett Vale, SA 5162
    Phone: 8326 6600
    Fax:  8326 6611
    psychmedsouth@gmail.com
      
  • Northern
    PsychMed Salisbury Clinic
    7/ 25-27 Wiltshire Street
    Salisbury, SA 5108
    Phone: 8281 2499
    Fax: 8281 2755
    psychmednorth@gmail.com

Calm Kids Central - a mental health service for children & parents


Calm Kids Central provides low intensity support for children & parents to help build positive mental health skills & strategies. Delivered by Developing Minds, the program provides support from child psychologists & access to specialised online resources to help children with ‘big feelings’, social emotional challenges & tough life circumstances feel calm, confident & co-operative. Adelaide PHN commissions this program as part of a suite of primary mental health care services in alignment with the Stepped Care Model.

Access this service via the program's website. 

Free access available for families who live in the Adelaide metro area in South Australia who have a health card. 

Care Connections - a program supporting comprehensive person centred care


Care Connections is one of three flagship programs making up Adelaide PHN’s Integrated Care Approach. The Care Connections program is being delivered in partnership with general practices working in targeted, high need areas within the Adelaide region. The program brings together a suite of designed and commissioned primary care activities which aim to promote person centred care, ensure a focus on the whole person (addressing physical health, mental health, as well as social and cultural needs), clearer navigation, better articulation of roles, and proactive communication.
More Information

https://aphnintegratedcare.com.au/care-connections/overview/

Adelaide PHN Care Connection Staff
enquiry@adelaidephn.com.au
8219 5900


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Centacare Drug & Alcohol Service (CDAS)


CDAS provides Alcohol and other Drug (AOD) treatment, in home de-tox and counselling for people aged 10-30 years with complex health (including mental health) and social needs. CDAS also assists families and carers confronted with AOD issues. Targeted treatment services are available for people who identify as Aboriginal and/or as Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Intersex, and/or Queer (LGBTIQ). This service provides outreach services across metropolitan Adelaide.

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer. 

For further information telephone (08) 8303 6660 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Email referrals can be directed to CDAS@centacare.org.au

Located centrally at 78-80 St Vincent St, Port Adelaide.

More Information

http://www.centacare.org.au/service/drug-alcohol-service/

CDAS team
CDAS@centacare.org.au
8303 6660


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Central Referral Unit for Primary Mental Health Services – fax referral & mental health enquiry line


Providing a centralised decision making and processing function, this unit provides information, clinical triage, allocation and referral to support access to primary mental health services across Adelaide. The unit supports the Central Referral Fax (1300 580 249) - which receives and allocates referrals from health professionals to the most appropriate step of care and service provider. The unit also supports the Mental Health Enquiry Line (1300 898 213) which offers referral information to community and health professionals regarding local services.
More Information

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


Central Referral Fax Number
1300 580 249


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Changing Habits Attitudes and Gaining Education (CHANGE) Program


CHANGE is a treatment and support program for young people aged 13 – 18 years that aims to reduce or cease cannabis use. The program is available to residents in the Playford, Salisbury, Gawler, Mallala and Barossa council regions. Delivered by Northern Area Community and Youth Services Inc., this program is one of a suite of AOD treatment services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer.

The program is available to residents in the Playford, Salisbury, Gawler, Mallala and Barossa council regions.

For further information phone: 8252 2474, fax: 8287 3434, or email: nacys@nacys.asn.au

Christies Beach Drop In Service - an AOD treatment support service


A drop in service providing immediate access to a range of alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services and resources. This service operates Monday and Wednesday from 9:30am - 12:30pm at Christies Beach and Tuesday 1 - 4pm at Aldinga. For people that require more intensive and coordinated services, the drop in centre will provide appropriate referral pathways. This service is delivered by Uniting Communities and is one of a suite of AOD treatment services commissioned by Adelaide PHN for the Adelaide region.

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer. Information sessions are run at the following locations:

Monday & Wednesday 9:30am – 12:30pm
107 Dyson Rd, Christies Beach

Tuesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Unit 4, 101-103 Rowley Rd, Aldinga
 

Clinical Suicide Prevention Services - immediate short term clinical intervention


Delivered by mental health clinicians at Sonder and Links To Wellbeing, clinical suicide prevention services provide immediate short term clinical intervention for people at risk of suicide or self-harm. Access to a mental health clinician is provided within 24hrs with face to face appointments within 72hrs (excl. weekends and pub. hols). The services focus on risk assessment, management, skills development and short solution focused therapy. Clients at acute and immediate risk of suicide, self-harm, or harm to others will be appropriately referred to relevant emergency or crisis services.

Referral via the Central Referral Unit:

  • Central Referral Fax Number - 1300 580 249
    supporting direct provider fax referral
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    community and provider referral/service information
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Community & Family Support Service (CaFSS) - Drug ARM


CaFSS is a 12 session alcohol and other drug treatment (AOD) program providing assessment, support, brief treatment interventions and appropriate referrals. Where there are barriers to visiting a Drug ARM office, CAFSS can provide outreach appointments. CAFSS is designed to support young people, Aboriginal and CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) populations, families and homeless people or those at risk of homelessness. CAFSS is one of a suite of AOD treatment services commissioned by Adelaide PHN in the Adelaide region.

The CaFSS services are located at 249 Diagonal Rd, Warradale and 6 Bogan Rd, Hillbank, and can also be delivered via outreach appointments.  

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Community Transitions Drug & Alcohol Programs - OARS


A program supporting those who are 18 years or older that have been recently released from the custody of the Department for Correctional Services. The program offers individual counselling, drug awareness, relapse prevention and Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART) groups through the Counselling Health & Substance Abuse (ChaSM) and Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services (DaATS) Programs. Delivered by OARS (Offenders Aid Rehabilitation Services), this program is one of a suite of AOD Treatment Services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer.  

Services are available at three locations: Adelaide, Port Adelaide and Christies Beach. 

For further information regarding programs please contact the Manager Clinical Services or a Team Leader on 8218 0700.

Fax: 8125 5689

Cultural Learning for Primary Health Care Providers


This program provides facilitated cultural learning sessions to a broad range of primary health care providers in the Adelaide region including GPs, allied health, pharmacy and general practice staff. Sessions explore topics including culturally safe practices, developing appropriate engagement skills, specific health priorities and standards relevant to the delivery of primary health care services for Aboriginal people. Delivered by Linking Futures and AOGP, this is one of a suite of Adelaide PHN’s commissioned services responding to the needs of local Aboriginal people.
More Information

https://www.aogp.com.au/cultural-awareness/


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Daybreak - a smartphone app by Hello Sunday Morning


Archived: 2018

A smartphone application (app) designed to support people who wish to change their relationship with alcohol. Daybreak supports people to reduce alcohol consumption and enables self-assessment, brief intervention, motivational interviewing, education, peer support and online coaching. UPDATE:  free access to the Daybreak application was previously funded within the Adelaide region by Adelaide PHN, however this funding was superseded by direct Commonwealth funding which now supports free access to all Australian residents.

Enabling Choice for South Australians (ECSA) - building capacity to support people to plan and make decisions about their end of life care


ECSA is the Adelaide PHN’s response to the Commonwealth Government’s Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care measure. ECSA supports capacity building and continuous quality improvement in residential aged care settings around the planning and delivery of palliative and end-of-life care. Quality Improvement Facilitators work directly with aged care organisations to build organisational, workforce, resource and partnership capacity and improve resident choice around treatment and care at end of life. The project commenced in November 2018 and will continue through to June 2020.
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Extended Primary Care for Residential Aged Care Facilities - Dandelion & Access Treat Stay


This program is designed to support GP access and availability in the after hours period, reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and build capacity of aged care staff to improve the coordination of care for residents. Eldercare deliver the Dandelion Project across two sites in southern Adelaide. Southern Cross Care deliver the Assess Treat Stay Project across two sites in the north and west. Both projects use multi layered strategies involving GP and staff training, liaison work with local hospitals, ambulance services and enhanced on-site clinical support.
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Family Drug Support - telephone support line & education


This service provides support, education and counselling for the family and friends of alcohol and other drug (AOD) users. Family Drug Support (FDA) provides a 24 hour, 7 days a week telephone support line via 1300 368 186. FDS also delivers the ‘Stepping Forward’ course and ‘Stepping Stones’ course - an interactive, psycho-educational and experiential course for family and friends who are supporting someone with AOD problems. Local timetable available via the FDS website. FDA is one of a suite of AOD treatment services commissioned by Adelaide PHN within the Adelaide region.
More Information

FDS Telephone Support Line
1300 368 186


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General Psychological Therapies - for people most in need


Adelaide PHN commissions two main providers - Sonder and Links to Wellbeing - to deliver general psychological therapies to those who face barriers to accessing other primary mental health services (e.g. Better Access) in the Adelaide region. Aligned with a stepped care model of service delivery, these services are for people with mild, moderate, and chronic/complex levels of need. Sonder deliver these services in the north and centre-west areas of Adelaide; Links to Wellbeing the south centre-east.

Referral via the Central Referral Unit:

  • Central Referral Fax Number - 1300 580 249
    supporting direct provider fax referral
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    providing information to community and providers regarding local services
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Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


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GP PASA - an online tool for GPs seeking 291 psychiatric assessment


This service assists GPs & patients with accessing one-off psychiatric assessments provided under MBS Item Number 291. The service is supported by a website that facilitates psychiatrists to register and list suitable appointments. GPs seeking a referral for patients complete the online screening and assessment process, referrals are then received by the GP PASA team and allocated appropriately. This service is administered by Adelaide PHN’s Central Referral Unit.

GPs seeking 291 assessment should visit the website, complete the online screening and assessment process. The GP PASA team will receive referrals and allocate referrals to the next available appointment. 

More Information

https://gppasa.net.au


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Group CPT Therapy Support - for people who have experienced trauma


A 12 week Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) group supplemented by individual support, to treat the symptoms of trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This group program teaches group members a new way of handling the distressing thoughts and feelings brought up by trauma, is provided for free, and offered across the Adelaide region. Delivered by Psychmed, this service is part of a suite of specialised primary mental health services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Referral via the Central Referral Unit:

  • Central Referral Fax Number - 1300 580 249
    supporting direct provider fax referral
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    information for community and providers regarding local services

headspace Centres - primary mental health services for young people


headspace Centres provide free early intervention focussed mental health services for young people aged 12-25 years. Adelaide PHN has commissioned centres across the Adelaide region in Edinburgh North, Onkaparinga, Adelaide, and Port Adelaide. These services are delivered by multiple providers and make up part of a suite of Adelaide PHN’s commissioned and specialised primary mental healthcare services.

Young people can access headspace centres directly by calling or visiting a headspace centre.

Referral forms can also be accessed via the website. 

A GP Mental Health Treatment plan is initially not required but can be helpful.

More Information

https://headspace.org.au/

headspace Adelaide
1800 063 267


headspace Edinburgh North
8209 0700


headspace Onkaparinga
8186 8600


headspace Port Adelaide
8312 3025


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Health Care Homes


Adelaide PHN is one of the ten regions selected for stage one roll out Health Care Homes, this Commonwealth trial now makes up one of the three flagship programs of Adelaide PHN’s Integrated Care Approach. Health Care Homes is a Commonwealth Government funded initiative to improve care for the growing number of Australians with long-term, chronic conditions. The Health Care Homes’ model is designed to help people better manage their conditions by providing access to coordinated, integrated care, tailored to their needs.
More Information

https://aphnintegratedcare.com.au/health-care-homes/overview/

Adelaide HCH Practice Facilitators
enquiry@adelaidephn.com.au
8219 5900


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hYEPP (headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program)


hYEPP (headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program) provides early intervention, responsive, and recovery focused care for young people who are at high risk of or are experiencing a first episode of psychosis. This program follows the Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre (EPPIC) model of care. hYEPP is delivered by headspace Services Limited across the Adelaide region as part of a suite of specialised primary mental health services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Young people can access hYEPP services directly by calling or visiting the Adelaide centre.

Referral forms can also be accessed via the website. 

A GP Mental Health Treatment plan is not required but can be helpful - these can be sent via the Central Referral Unit (fax: 1300 580 249 or call 1300 898 213).

More Information

https://headspace.org.au/our-services/hyepp/

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


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Integrated Practice Unit - Complex Youth Mental Health Services


Services for young people (16-25yrs) experiencing/or at risk of experiencing severe/complex mental illness in the outer southern or northern metro regions. This includes Sonder’s emerge Program as well as smaller complimentary services in Port Adelaide and CBD areas. This service is specifically designed to support young people who fit the above description, are deemed too complex for other primary services (inc. headspace), and who do not meet the criteria for state-based tertiary mental health services. Adelaide PHN commissions the IPU as part of a suite of mental health services.

New referrals can be received general practice or another primary health care provider. Mental Health Treatment Plans are not required initially but can be helpful and will be a requirement post engagement with the service- this can be sent via the Central Referral Unit (CRU) fax number 1300 580 249. 

Transfer of care arrangements can occur state-based mental health service or from other IPU services.

More Information

http://sonder.net.au/emerge/

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


Central Referal Fax
1300 580 249


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Living Beyond Suicide - supporting families & individuals bereaved by suicide


The Living Beyond Suicide Service supports families and individuals who are bereaved by suicide. The service is provided for free and offers practical and emotional support - including opportunities for people to talk about their loss, home visits and telephone support. This service is delivered by AnglicareSA across the Adelaide region as part of a suite of specialised primary mental health services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Referral via the Central Referral Unit:

  • Central Referral Fax Number - 1300 580 249
    supporting direct provider fax referral
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    community and provider referral/service information

MI-DBT - a specialised mental health program for women with BPD in the perinatal period


MI-DBT is a group therapy program for women living with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in the Perinatal period. MI-DBT is an adaptation of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) that aims to improve a woman’s emotional regulation, interpersonal effectiveness and parenting skills at a critical time in an infant’s development (within the first 1001 days). Sonder and Links to Wellbeing are commissioned to deliver these groups in the North and South of Adelaide respectively, with collaboration from the Helen Mayo House and the Department of Education and Child Services (DECS).

Referral via the Central Referral Unit:

  • Central Referral Fax Number - 1300 580 249
    supporting direct provider fax referral
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    community and provider referral/service information
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New ROADS (Residential and Out-Client AOD Service)


An Adelaide PHN commissioned service providing flexible and individualised alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment options for parents and children. The service works with Families SA to support families of children who are either at risk or have been removed from the family due to parental AOD use and provides child care, parenting support and in-home AOD treatment services to assist parents retain/regain/increase access to children. Services offered include counselling, case management, outpatient withdrawal and residential rehabilitation.

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer.

Further information is available by telephoning 8202 5690.

Individuals can visit Uniting Communities offices at various times - visit this program's website for locations and times.  

Northern Adelaide General Practice Liaison Unit (NAGPLU)


This unit is a joint project with Northern Adelaide LHN to improve health outcomes for patients moving between primary and tertiary care. This program aims to reduce the number of avoidable hospital presentations and inappropriate referrals to the outpatients department at Lyell McEwin Hospital from general practice, support improved communication, collaboration and integration between general practice and Lyell McEwin Hospital, and improve health outcomes and experience for patients identified in the project cohort.

Northern Connect - support service for people experiencing co-morbid mental health & AOD problems


This program provides therapeutic counselling, care coordination and support to address the dual needs of those aged 15 years or over who have BOTH a mental health concern and an alcohol and other drug (AOD) problem. Northern Connect is a free program and offers an integrated approach, allowing both mental health and AOD issues to be tackled together. Delivered by Sonder (along with Uniting Communities and Life Without Barriers), this program is one of a suite of AOD treatment services commissioned by Adelaide PHN within the Adelaide region. 

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer, by telephoning 8209 0700. 

A GP Mental Health Treatment Plan is required to complete the referral process.

More Information

http://sonder.net.au/northern-connect/


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Outreach & Aftercare Project - an AOD treatment & support program for young people


The Outreach and Aftercare Project provides support interventions, harm reduction activities, counselling, referral, advocacy and case management to young people between the ages of 12-24 years who have an alcohol and other drug (AOD) issue. This program is based on a primary health and integrated service model with outreach services delivered across metropolitan Adelaide. This program is delivered by Mission Australia and is one of a suite of AOD treatment services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer. 

For further information telephone 8417 8100.

Palliative Care Access to Medicines Program


This project works with pharmacies and general practices to align the stocking and prescription of a set list of core medicines for the relief of the five commonly seen symptoms that cause significant distress during palliation: pain, dyspnoea, nausea, noisy breathing, and delirium. These symptoms can occur with rapid onset. Prescribing and stocking medicines from a set list enables timely access to pharmaceutical relief for these symptoms and is an important element for the care of end-of-life patients.
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Phone Helpline & Mental Health Support - for expecting and new parents


Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA) run a national telephone helpline for new and expecting parents. This service is free to access. The Adelaide PHN commission PANDA to provide additional clinical care co-ordination services for clients living in the Adelaide region to assist with emerging or established mental health concerns in the perinatal period.

Refugee and New Arrivals Program


A program designed to improve the health of refugees and new arrivals, build capacity of primary health care workers and increase integration of services for these communities. This program provides refugee health nurses and bilingual, bi-cultural staff to enable individuals and families to connect to the most appropriate medical services. Delivered by Australian Refugee Association (ARA) and Survivors of Torture and Trauma Assistance and Rehabilitation Service (STTARS), this is one of Adelaide PHN’s commissioned services.

Relapse Prevention Groups Program


These groups are designed primarily for people whose primary drug of concern is alcohol, cannabis, prescription opioids or benzodiazepines (a separate group, specifically for people whose primary drug of concern is methamphetamine or intravenous opioids - see MATRIX ). Groups run for 90 minutes, are facilitated by a psychologist, and held once a week across three available locations. Delivered by Psychmed, these groups are one of a suite of alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services commissioned by Adelaide PHN for the Adelaide region.

These groups are mainly designed for people whose primary drug of concern is alcohol, cannabis, prescription opioids or benzodiazepines.

Providers or agencies can refer to the program, and individuals, families and friends may self-refer.

Contact the locations listed below to refer:

  • Central
    PsychMed Adelaide Clinic
    9 Hutt Street
    Adelaide, SA 5000
    Phone:  8232 2424
    Fax: 8232 5277
    psychmedcity@gmail.com
     
  • Southern
    PsychMed Morphett Vale Clinic
    118 Main South Road
    Morphett Vale, SA 5162
    Phone: 8326 6600
    Fax:  8326 6611
    psychmedsouth@gmail.com
     
  • Northern
    PsychMed Salisbury Clinic
    7/ 25-27 Wiltshire Street
    Salisbury, SA 5108
    Phone: 8281 2499
    Fax: 8281 2755
    psychmednorth@gmail.com

SIPS - a structured intervention program for those who have attempted suicide


A structured, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) informed and client-centred intervention for people who have had a recent suicide attempt. The Structured Intervention Program (SIPS) takes a collaborative approach to therapy, is designed to run alongside existing mental health treatment, and provides psychologists to help individuals to understand their suicidal crisis, identify triggers, and establish a safety plan. Delivered by Psychmed, this service is part of a suite of specialised primary mental health services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Referral via the Central Referral Unit:

  • Central Referral Fax Number - 1300 580 249
    supporting direct provider fax referral
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    information for community and providers regarding local services
More Information

https://www.psychmed.com.au/structured-intervention-program-for-suicide-attempters-sips/

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


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South Australia Primary Health Care Conference


The SA Primary Health Care Conference aims to connect the primary health care workforce to facilitate a collaborative, integrated and responsive health care system through effective communication, commitment and partnerships. Jointly hosted by Adelaide PHN and Country SA PHN, the conference is designed for all primary health care professionals including GPs, nurses, practice managers, allied health providers, educators, researchers and project workers. It opportunity for the PHNs to showcase our programs and commissioned services and to foster innovation and collaboration within our regions.
More Information

https://saphnconference.com.au/


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Specialised Mental Health Support -  for people experiencing homelessness


Adelaide PHN commissions the Brian Burdekin Clinic to deliver psychological therapies and clinical-care coordination for those experiencing or those at risk of homelessness. This program is one of a suite of primary mental health care services commissioned by Adelaide PHN across the stepped care continuum.

Referral via the Central Referral Unit:

  • Central Referral Fax Number - 1300 580 249
    supporting direct provider fax referral
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    community and provider referral/service information
More Information

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


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Specialised Mental Health Support - for Aboriginal people


Adelaide PHN commissions Nunkuwarrin Yunti to deliver mental health services for Aboriginal people across the Adelaide region. Nunkuwarrin Yunti provides treatment across the severity spectrum (from mild through to more complex conditions). The ACT Centre is also funded by the PHN and provides a clinical therapy service for clients with more complex conditions. This service is embedded within the Aboriginal Community Connect service. A ‘one-stop’ service for those seeking help with drug/alcohol and other problems.

Referral via the Central Referral Unit:

  • Central Referral Fax Number - 1300 580 249
    supporting direct provider fax referral
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    information for community and providers regarding local services
More Information

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


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Specialised Mental Health Support - for people from CALD backgrounds


Adelaide PHN commissions CASSA (Community Access and Services SA) to deliver clinical-care coordination for those from CALD (culturally and linguistically diverse) backgrounds. This program offers a team of dedicated and specialised bi-lingual and bi-cultural workers from diverse cultural backgrounds. This program is one of a suite of primary mental health care services commissioned by Adelaide PHN across the stepped care continuum.

Referral via the Central Referral Unit:

  • Central Referral Fax Number - 1300 580 249
    supporting direct provider fax referral
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    information for community and providers regarding local services
More Information

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


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Streetlink - psychological therapies for youth with substance use & mental health co-morbidities


Streetlink is an integrated treatment model combining substance misuse treatment and psychological therapies for young people (between the ages of 12 - 25, their families and children, with comorbid substance misuse & mental health issues. Streetlink offers assessment, counselling, education/information, referrals, pharmacotherapy support & family therapy to help young people develop skills and confidence, and build connections with the wider community. The program also offers access to the Clean Needle Program, and GP for primary health and sexual health treatments, with appointment.

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer.

Individuals can visit the location below Monday to Friday 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm for an assessment, referral, information or support.

  • Streetlink Youth Service
    16 Pitt St, Adelaide

For further information telephone 8202 5950.

Substitutions Options Service - specialised AOD support for Aboriginal people


This program provides alcohol and other drug (AOD) case management services, health promotion, and outreach services for Aboriginal people undertaking drug substitution programs, and IV drug users using the Clean Needle Program. This program places emphasis on supporting Aboriginal people who are homeless or involved in the correctional systems. The program aims to promote a coordinated, holistic support for those seeking to undertake pharmacological-based treatment. Delivered by Nunkuwarrin Yunti, this is one of a suite of AOD services commissioned by Adelaide PHN for the Adelaide region.

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer.  

Phone: 8406 1600.

Suicide Prevention Service - supporting those impacted by suicide


Short term support for individuals and families who have experienced a suicide attempt or strong suicidal ideations. The service is provided for free and offers intensive support for 3 months, helping people to develop strategies to prevent further suicide attempts. This service is delivered by AnglicareSA across the Adelaide region as part of a suite of specialised primary mental health services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Referral via the Central Referral Unit:

  • Central Referral Fax Number - 1300 580 249
    supporting direct provider fax referral
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    providing information to community and providers regarding local services
More Information

https://anglicaresa.com.au/support/suicide-support/suicide-prevention-service/

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


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The Gender Wellbeing Service - therapies & peer support


Psychological therapies and peer support for people experiencing gender dysphoria or gender identity concerns. The service provides non-crisis confidential counselling for Trans and Gender Diverse people who are 12 years old and over, and a peer support worker to provide short term, goal orientated support tailored to individual need.  Delivered by SHine SA this service is one of a suite of specialised primary mental health services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer. 

More detailed access information available via the program's website. 

The SA Immunisation Hub - a program improving vaccine coverage and immunisation awareness


The SA Immunisation Hub works to bridge gaps in immunisation service provision and build capacity of providers via activities including education, mentoring, and network support. The Hub’s team support the Champion Nurse Immunisation Program, the popular Introduction to Immunisation course for new providers, and assist providers in regard to uploading quality data to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR). The Hub also works to increase awareness and accessibility of vaccination in the community. Working statewide, the Hub is a joint program of Adelaide PHN and Country SA PHN. 
More Information

https://immunisationhub.com.au/

The SA Immunisation Hub Team
immunisationhub@adelaidephn.com.au
8219 5900


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Training and Professional Development for Primary Health Care Providers


Adelaide PHN commissions accredited providers to deliver regular and accredited education, training, and professional development opportunities in line with current national priority areas, regional primary health care needs and emerging trends. These opportunities are for all primary health care providers and are listed on our website and highlighted in our Primary Links newsletter. Delivered by two providers - SAPMEA and Sonder - this is one of a suite of Adelaide PHN’s commissioned services aimed at supporting and building capacity within the local primary health care workforce.
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Trojan’s Trek - an outdoor support therapy program for veterans


Archived: one-off 2018 trek commissioned only

The Trojan’s Trek Foundation conduct wilderness based peer support interventions to assist service and ex-service personnel, adversely affected by their service. Following an unsolicited proposal, Adelaide PHN and Country SA PHN together commissioned the September 2018 trek for South Australian veterans. The commissioned trek involved a six day live-in peer outdoor support therapy (POST) course which took place in the North Flinders Ranges and involved 15 participants.

Walking Together Wellbeing Program - AOD treatment service for Aboriginal people


This program provides comprehensive and culturally appropriate alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services for Aboriginal people in metropolitan Adelaide. Operating within a culturally based health, social and emotional wellbeing service , the program offers case management, care planning and coordination, brief intervention, narrative therapy, group therapy, post rehabilitation support and relapse prevention. The program can address complex AOD issues, including those with mental health co-morbidity.

Community services, health professionals and individuals may self-refer.

The program is available at three locations across the city, northern and southern suburbs. 

Phone: 8406 1600

Weekend Afterhours Mental Health Service Northern Adelaide


The Weekend After-Hours Mental Health Service is an assessment, support and referral service for people experiencing mental health difficulties. The Northern Adelaide service operates from Sonder’s premises at 2 Peachey Road Edinburgh North on Saturday and Sunday from 5pm-10pm. A referral is not required and consumers may self present to the service which is staffed by mental health clinicians and a peer worker. This is one of a suite of Adelaide PHN’s commissioned services aiming to improve the availability of after hours care in Adelaide.

Referral is not required. Community members may self present to this service.

More Information

http://sonder.net.au/after-hours/


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