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Our District Mental Health Service

The Sydney Local Health District Mental Health Service is a specialty team, managing and providing mental health services across the Sydney and Inner Western Sydney region. We are a public, Government funded organisation servicing a population of around 600,000 people. For more information about Sydney Local Health District click here.

At some stage in their lives around 40% of the population will experience some form of mental disorder. At any one point in time around 12% of our population will be affected by moderate to severe mental illness. With appropriate treatment and support, most people will recover and go on to lead fulfilling lives.

We provide services for people throughout their lives - from the very young to older members of our community. We also provide services that meet people with specific needs within our community. Specialist teams and programs include

  • Promotion, Prevention & Early Intervention
  • Consultation and liaison services
  • Rehabilitation and recovery services
  • Leisure and recreational services
  • Accommodation support
  • Aboriginal Mental Health
  • Carer Programs
  • Consumer Programs
  • Dual Disorder - developmental disability
  • Dual disorder – substance abuse
  • Eating disorders
  • Physical Health & Metabolic Programs
  • Transcultural Mental Health Programs
  • Services for victims of torture and trauma