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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 Integrated Respiratory Response (AIRR) Project - improving outcomes for people living with COPD and asthma


Building on the findings of the Adelaide Respiratory Health Project (ARHP), Adelaide PHN has commissioned Asthma Australia to deliver the AIRR: an initiative focused on promoting evidence based, person centered respiratory primary health care. The project facilitates collaboration between general practices & pharmacies & works to improve pathways between primary health care & Local Health Networks (LHNs). The AIRR engages patients with their care coordinators to build capacity & confidence in managing their own respiratory health & supports accredited training & resources for providers.

Asthma Australia is inviting expressions of interest from general practices and pharmacies that wish to be part of this innovative project, who together can improve patient outcomes for asthma and COPD.

Please contact Asthma Australia’s Projects and Partnerships Officer Kevin Swift kswift@asthma.org.au  or call 08 8238 8339 to register your interest, or alternatively contact your Adelaide PHN Practice Facilitator.

More Information

Asthma Australia’s Projects and Partnerships Officer Kevin Swift
kswift@asthma.org.au
08 8238 8339


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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 Good Health - Good Life: a program supporting comprehensive person centred care


Care Connections is one of Adelaide PHN’s flagship integrated care programs and is being delivered in partnership with local general practices working in targeted, high need areas within metro Adelaide. The program brings together a suite of designed and commissioned activities that promote person centred care and foster communities of practice across the medical neighbourhood with clearer navigation, proactive communication and better articulation of roles. The latest iteration of this program focuses on supporting community dwelling people aged 60 years+ to stay well and out of hospital.

The Care Connections program is not set up for referral. Instead, particpating general practices work within areas of need and with identified patient cohorts.

Find out more about the current participating general practices via this Care Connections Good Health - Good Life Program announcement.

Find out more about Adelaide PHN's flagship integrated care programs via: aphnintegratedcare.com.au 

More Information

Care Connections Capacity Building Coordinator
enquiry@adelaidephn.com.au
8219 5900


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CENTRAL ADELAIDE GENERAL PRACTICE LIAISON UNIT (CAGPLU)


This unit is a joint project with Central 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 outpatient department at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital from general practice, support improved communication, collaboration and integration between general practice and the hospitals, and improve health outcomes and experience for patients identified in the project cohort.

Central Referral Unit for Primary Mental Health Services – Supporting Referrals via Secure Messaging & the 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 receives & allocates referrals from providers to the appropriate step of care and service provider. This unit also supports the Mental Health Enquiry Line which offers referral information to community and health professionals regarding local services.

This unit operates 9:00am - 4:00pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

  • Secure Messaging 
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line 1300 898 213
    providing information to referrers, community members and providers regarding local services 

Fax referrals have been phased out. Referers needing support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software in relation to using secure messaging, please contact an Adelaide PHN digital health officer via digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au

More Information

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


Secure Messaging (ReferralNet or Argus)
Name: Central Referral Unit | URN: CRU


Secure Messaging HealthLink
EDI: adphncru


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Clinical Suicide Prevention Services - immediate short term clinical intervention


Delivered by mental health clinicians at Sonder, Links To Wellbeing & Psychmed; 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 in person appointments within 72hrs (excl. weekends & pub. hols). The services focus on risk assessment, management, skills development & short solution focused therapy. Clients at acute & 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:

  • Secure Messaging
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    community and provider referral/service information

Fax referrals have been phased out. Referers needing support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software or using secure messaging, please contact an Adelaide PHN digital health officer via digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au

More Information


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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, or in contact with the criminal justice system. The program offers individual counselling, drug awareness, relapse prevention and Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART). Delivered by OARS (Offenders Aid Rehabilitation Services) Community Transitions, 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 the programs please contact the Manager Rehabilitation Treatment Services on:

  • Ph: (08) 8218 0700
  • Fax: (08) 8125 5689
     
More Information

https://www.oars.org.au/services-early-intervention/rehabilitation-treatment-services/

Access the service
(08) 8218 0700


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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.

Drug and Alcohol Youth Outreach Service


The Drug and Alcohol Youth Outreach Service provides treatment intervention young people aged 10-25 years with mild and / or mild to moderate substance use issues. The service offers assertive outreach, counselling, care coordination, information and education sessions, peer support including peer support groups. Delivered by Mission Australia, this service 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 four locations: Adelaide, Elizabeth, Hindmarsh and Noarlunga.

More Information

Access the service
outreachcdas@missionaustralia.com.au
(08) 8417 8100


Service Provider
  • Mission Australia
    Services are available at four locations: Adelaide, Elizabeth, Hindmarsh and Noarlunga.
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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.
More Information


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Extended Primary Care for Residential Aged Care Facilities - Dandelion & Assess 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.
More Information


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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:

  • Secure messaging:
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    providing information to community and providers regarding local services
More Information

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


Service Providers

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:

  • Secure Messaging
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    information for community and providers regarding local services

Fax referrals are currently being phased out. If you need support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software or using secure messaging, please contact our digital health officers digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au

Harm Minimisation Team - AOD Treatment Interventions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People


This program offers culturally appropriate treatment interventions to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over with complex substance use issues. It also provides support for families and significant others who are impacted by a person’s problematic AOD use. Services include information and education; brief interventions; assessment; family support; case management (including care coordination, relapse prevention); counselling; and peer support. This program is one of a suite of AOD treatment services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Community services, health professionals, family members and individual self-referral.

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

More Information

Access the service
(08) 8406 1600


Service Provider
  • Nunkuwarrin Yunti
    The program is available at three locations across the city, northern and southern suburbs.
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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 by contacting the service providers or visiting their websites. 

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


headspace Marion
8490 7700


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headspace Early Psychosis Program (previously known as hYEPP (headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program))


The headspace 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 Sonder 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 by contacting the service provider or visiting the website. 

A GP Mental Health Treatment plan is not required but can be helpful - these can be sent via the Central Referral Unit. 

Central Referral Unit:

  • Secure Messaging 
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line 1300 898 213
    providing information to referrers, community members and providers regarding local services 

Note: CRU fax referrals have been phased out. If you need support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software or using secure messaging, please contact our digital health officers digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au

More Information

https://headspace.org.au/our-services/earlypsychosis/headspace-early-psychosis/

headspace Early Psychosis Program Phone Number
1800 063 267


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headspace Enhancement Services to Improve Primary Mental Health Care Services for young Aboriginal people


Adelaide PHN has co-developed a two fold strategy to build capacity of headspace Centres to better deliver primary mental health care services for young Aboriginal people across metropolitan Adelaide. Adelaide PHN has funded each local headspace Centre to employ Aboriginal Youth Peer Workers to increase accessibility and engagement with provided services. Linking Futures have also been commissioned to deliver a specialist Aboriginal Cultural Advisory Service to identify and support Centre’s cultural competency and safety, and provide cultural supervision and mentoring to support Peer Workers.
More Information

Adelaide PHN
8219 5900


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Health Care Homes


Archived: 30/06/2021

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


Service Providers

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). 

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

Central Referral Unit

  • Secure Messaging
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line 1300 898 213
    providing information to referrers, community members and providers regarding local services 

Note: CRU fax referrals have been phased out. If you need support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software or using secure messaging, please contact our digital health officers digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au

More Information

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

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


Secure Messaging
ReferralNet Name: Central Referral Unit / URN: refnet:CRU


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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:

  • Secure Messaging
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    community and provider referral/service information

Note: CRU fax referrals have been phased out. If you need support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software or using secure messaging, please contact our digital health officers digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au​​​​​​​

MATRIX Metamphetamine Treatment Program


Evidenced based, abstinence-oriented community treatment program for significant substance users aged 18+ undergoing drug replacement therapy with a medical practitioner. This may include methamphetamine or cocaine use or combined with opioid use. Run by trained psychologists and co-facilitated by workers with lived experience the program requires intensive commitment from people pursuing intermediate and long-term recovery. Delivered by PsychMed, it is one of a suite of AOD Treatment Services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

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

The program is available at the following sites:

  • Central:
    Level 1 Bagot House,
    198 North Terrace
    Adelaide SA 5000
    Phone: (08) 8232 2424
     
  • Northern:
    1-3 Burman Avenue
    Gillies Plains SA 5086
    Phone: (08) 8281 2499
     
  • Southern:
    224 Seacombe Rd
    Seaview Downs
    Phone: (08) 7444 4260
More Information

Access the service
slemon@psychmed.net.au
(08) 8232 3333


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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:

  • Secure Messaging
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    community and provider referral/service information

Note: CRU fax referrals have been phased out. If you need support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software or using secure messaging, please contact our digital health officers digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au

More Information


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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 outpatient department at Lyell McEwin Hospital and Modbury Hospital from general practice, support improved communication, collaboration and integration between general practice and the hospitals an improve health outcomes and experience for patients identified in the project cohort.
More Information

https://aphn.me/3Es3q6h

GP Liaison Unit
Health.NALHNGPLiaisonUnit@sa.gov.au
0466 511 534


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Paediatric Partnership Projects


In 2018 Adelaide PHN commissioned Adelaide Paediatrics to deliver two Paediatric Partnership projects, one in Adelaide’s northern suburbs and one in the south. The projects work with Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) Child Development Unit and Autism SA to provide Autism Spectrum Disorder, Global Developmental Delay and Psycho-Educational Assessments for children on existing wait lists.

This program only takes referrals from NALHN Child Development Unit and Autism SA

More Information

Simon Evans
sevans@adelaidephn.com.au
08 8219 5900


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Partners Toward Wellbeing - Alcohol and Other Drugs Treatment Service


This service provides coordinated support to people diagnosed with mild and / or moderate co-occurring, or comorbid mental health and substance use. It offers counselling, care coordination and peer support. The program will focus on priority population groups as outlined in the Adelaide PHN’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Treatment and Quality Framework. Delivered by Mission Australia and Sonder, this service 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: North West Hub (Sonder Edinburgh North); West Central Spoke (Mission Australia Hindmarsh); Southern Hub (Sonder Marion); Outer Southern Spoke (Mission Australia Noarlunga); outreach and in-reach locations including residential settings, general practice, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations, youth services.
 

More Information

Access the service
(08) 8417 8100


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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.

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:

  • Send by Secure Message
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    information for community and providers regarding local services

CRU fax referrals have been phased out. If you need support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software or using secure messaging, please contact our digital health officers digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au

More Information

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

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


Service Provider
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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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Southern Adelaide General Practice Integration Unit (SAGPIU)


This unit is a joint project with Southern 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 outpatient department at Flinders Medical Centre and Noarlunga Hospital from general practice, support improved communication, collaboration and integration between general practice and the hospitals, and improve health outcomes and experience for patients identified in the project cohort.
More Information

https://aphn.me/3bmjGJC

GP Liaison Unit
Health.GPIntegrationUnit@sa.gov.au
(08) 7117 0737


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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:

  • Send by Secure Message
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    community and provider referral/service information

CRU fax referrals have been phased out. If you need support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software or using secure messaging, please contact our digital health officers digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au

More Information

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


Service Provider
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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:

  • Send by Secure Message:

    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 

  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213 information and referral support for community and providers regarding local services

Fax referrals were phased out as of 30 June 2021. Referers needing support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software in relation to using secure messaging, please contact an Adelaide PHN digital health officer via digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au

More Information

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


Service Provider
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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:

  • Send by Secure Message
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    information for community and providers regarding local services

CRU fax referrals have been phased out. If you need support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software or using secure messaging, please contact our digital health officers digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au

More Information

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


Service Provider
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StreetLink - Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services


The Streetlink – Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Treatment Service provides AOD interventions to young people aged ten to twenty-five (10-25) years with complex needs. Streetlink also supports the families of clients who are impacted by problematic substance use. Treatment interventions include peer support (including SMART recovery groups); drop-in services; information and education; screening and interventions; comprehensive assessment; care coordination; withdrawal support; limited pharmacotherapy. This program is one of a suite of AOD treatment services commissioned by Adelaide PHN.

Community service providers, health professionals, families and individuals may self-refer.

Areas covered: Adelaide CBD, Southern Adelaide, Northern Adelaide.

More Information

Access the Service
streetlinkadmin@unitingcommunities.org
(08) 8202 5950


Service Provider
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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:

  • Send by Secure Message
    HealthLink
    EDI: adphncru

    ReferralNet/Argus 
    ID: CRU 
     
  • Mental Health Enquiry Line - 1300 898 213
    providing information to community and providers regarding local services

CRU fax referrals have been phased out. If you need support with a CRU referral please contact the mental health enquiry line. For support with setting up practice software or using secure messaging, please contact our digital health officers digitalhealthinfo@adelaidephn.com.au

More Information

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

Mental Health Enquiry Line
1300 898 213


Service Provider
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The Cottage: LGBTIQ AOD Service


Thorne Harbour Health will provide a person-centred, evidence-based, high quality and culturally safe alcohol and other drug treatment service to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people residing in the Adelaide PHN region.

Referrals to the service can be located below -

  • The Cottage (LGBTIQ AOD Service) 
    51 Bower Street, Woodville, 5011

    Phone: (08) 7078 4128 | 1800 134 840 (Toll free)
    Contact: AODSA@thorneharbour.org
    Website: thorneharbour.org

    Opening hours: 
    Monday to Friday (after hours appointments available by negotiation) 
    9.00am - 5.00pm 

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

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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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The Way Back Support Service


Delivered by AnglicareSA, The Way Back Support Service has been developed by Beyond Blue and is co-funded by the Commonwealth Government and SA Health through Adelaide PHN and the Office of the Chief Psychiatrist. The service has been designed to provide free, non-clinical care and practical support for up to three months for individuals following a suicide attempt or suicidal crisis that have presented to the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) or the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH).

The Way Back Support Service accepts referrals from the RAH and TQEH with support coordinators providing an outreach service to individuals. Presentations to hospital on weekends or after hours will be followed up via phone call during the next business day.

The service operates between 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday and can be contacted by calling 1300 077 798 or email thewayback@anglicaresa.com.au. 

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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Walk In After Hours Mental Health Services


Adelaide PHN commissions two Walk In After Hours Mental Health Services across the metropolitan region to provide assessment, support & referral services for adults (16yrs+) experiencing mental health challenges. The northern service operates from Sonder’s Edinburgh North premises, the southern service from the Noarlunga GP Plus Super Clinic. Both services support a step up to the care available from after hours online or phone based services, provide an alternative to hospital presentation, & are staffed by mental health clinicians & peer support workers. See referral section for details.

Referral or booking is not required, community members may self present to these services.

Southern Service (for adults 16+)

  • Noarlunga GP Plus Super Clinic
    Alexander Kelly Dr, Noarlunga Centre
    Monday to Friday | 5:00pm-10:00pm
    (service hours updated as of September 2021)
    Visit the southern service webpage
     

Northern Service (for adults 18+)

  • Sonder’s Edinburgh North Premises
    2 Peachey Road, Edinburgh North
    Monday to Friday | 5:00pm-9:00pm
    (service hours updated as of September 2021)
    After hours phone: 8209 0711
    Visit the northern service webpage

 

Please note, both services are intended to provide immediate and short term mental health support for people (aged 16 years and over) who are experiencing mental health challenges such as stress, grief, anxiety, depression and situational crisis. 

These walk in services are not acute crisis or emergency services and are unable to meet the needs of people who are:

  • actively suicidal
  • actively experiencing psychosis
  • currently under the influence of alcohol or substances
  • at high risk of aggression or violence
More Information

https://sonder.net.au/programs/walk-in-after-hours-mental-health-service/

After Hours Phone (northern service)
8209 0711


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