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Mental Health Community Support Service

 

Dianella Mental Health Community Support Services work with people who are living in the communtiy who are suffering from a diagnosed mental illness.

 

Our Day to Day Living program is aimed to provide clients with the opportunity for developing social skills and independent living skills either within a group environment at a Dianella centre. 

 

As part of the individualised service, a key worker will work with a client on establishing meaningful goals and will them work towards their recovery.

 

Our services provide clients with a safe and supportive environment where they can work on increasing their quality of life by reducing social isolation through the development of social networks, developing self esteem, increasing motivation and developing new or re-learning old skills.

 

Anyone who has a diagnosed mental illness and wants to be involved in meeting new people and learning new skills can join our Day to Day Living program.

 

This program is free.

 

Click on the link below for further information including where the program is based and the hours of the programs.


 

Day to Day Living

 

The primary aim of our Day to Day Living program is to increase community participation to participants with severe and persistent mental illness to:

 

  • develop new skills and/or relearn old skills;
  • develop social networks;
  • participate in community activities;
  • develop confidence; and
  • accomplish personal goals

Venue: Dianella Community Health, 6 Newbold Ave, Craigieburn

 

Operates: Monday - Thursday 9:30am - 4:00pm

 

Eligiblity: Clients aged 16 - 64 with a severe and persistent mental illness, living in the City of Hume.

 

Contact: Central Intake 1300 234 263

 

For further information: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/mental-d2dl

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