Primary mental healthcare services are commissioned by South Western Sydney PHN for groups who are unlikely to access services through Medicare’s Better Access initiative. These services are developed with extensive consumer, carer, health professional and other stakeholder consultation and engagement.
Mental healthcare services are commissioned with an aim to meet the mental health needs of many key priority groups. Specialised services provide care relevant to a person’s age, cultural background and severity of the person’s condition.
All commissioned mental healthcare services profiled on this website are FREE for people living in South Western Sydney.
Choosing the optimal mental health service provider is made simple by calling the SWSPHN Mental Health Central Intake
Some mental health services may need a GP referral. Other services are self-referral and do not require a GP referral or a mental health treatment plan. Referral instructions are detailed on each Funded mental health services profile page. Health professionals should also refer to Mental Health Practice Resources.