You In Mind provides free psychological therapies and non-clinical peer support for people with, or at risk of, a diagnosed mental illness and are part of an eligible population group within South Western Sydney.
Psychological therapies are delivered by mental health professionals and are matched to your individual mental health needs.
Following referral and initial assessment, you may also be linked in with a peer worker to receive peer support.
If you are accessing You in Mind through One Door Mental Health or Community Links, you may be eligible to receive support from a peer worker. Peer workers have a lived experience of mental illness and accessing services, and can support you in:
- understanding what to expect from engaging in psychological therapy
- linking with other supports that help you in your overall wellbeing
- building hope and optimism in your mental health recovery
Eligible population groups for You In Mind support
You In Mind is for people over the age of 12 years that are part of one of the groups below.
Living with stress, anxiety or depression and from one of the following populations:
- Culturally and linguistically diverse or from a refugee background
- Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
- Living in the rural areas of Wollondilly and Wingecarribee, with barriers to gaining support through Better Access (Medicare) services
- Residents of Claymore, Airds and the 2168 postcode
- Older People
- Perinatal Depression
Experiencing a severe and enduring mental illness.
How to access You in Mind for yourself
Make an appointment with your GP to discuss a referral OR contact your local You in Mind Commissioned Service Provider.
Referrals by health professionals
GPs and other health professionals may make referrals to this service through SWSPHN’s Mental Health Central Intake.Visit Referring Patients Through Central Intake for instructions