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Psychological Support Service (PSS) and Primary Integrated Care Support (PICS) Program end of year referral closure and alternative referral options

PSS will be accepting referrals until Friday 16 December 2022, and will re-open for referrals from Monday 9 January 2023.

PICS will be accepting referrals until Friday 23 December 2022, and will re-open for referrals from Monday 9 January 2023.

Please note that any referrals sent between these dates will not be reviewed or actioned until the new year.

The CESPHN Mental Health Intake and Triage Service will be available until 1pm Friday 23 December 2022 and will be closed during the CESPHN end of year closure period until Monday 3 January 2023. If you would like to discuss referral options for you or your patient, please call the CESPHN Mental Health Intake Team on 1300 170 554 prior to its closure time.

PSS is currently experiencing high levels of demand with increasingly limited capacity, especially for the Suicide Prevention Service (SPS) and child referrals. Please note that PSS is not a crisis support service and consider a referral to your local mental health service by calling 1800 011 511. For clients requiring acute support or for emergencies please call 000.

Our Head to Health pop up clinics will be open throughout the Christmas holiday period (except for public holidays). Referrals can be made by contacting 1800 595 212, Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 5:00pm.

Alternative service options for your clients/patients can also be found here.