Taking Care of Your Mental Health
Gold Coast Supports
Staying active, getting out of the home, and developing healthy social support are all simple methods to take care of your mental health. The Gold Coast has a wide range of affordable and accessible activities.
Plus Social PCCS
PCCS also runs Plus Social. Plus Social is designed to help people whose mental health significantly impacts their daily living. Staff at PCCS assists in coordinating client care between GPs, psychiatrists and allied health workers. Plus Social also offers a wide range of local community services and social groups, and provides a after-hours community-based space called @ The Hub. People are able to drop in after hours and engage with support staff and other participants in a friendly non judgemental environment.
Eligibility to be involved with Plus Social: you must be 18 and older and diagnosed with complex mental health concerns. Must live on the Gold Coast. Will benefit from a care coordination program and would benefit from social support.
The Intake Process involves calling (07) 3186 4000 where you will be asked what is happening for you currently with your mental and physical health, if there are any drug and alcohol issues and if there are any risk concerns such as self harm or suicidal thoughts. A multidisciplinary team will ten assess how PCCS can best support you.
PLEASE NOTE this is not an acute response service. If you are unsure if this is the right program for you please call PCCS on (07) 3186 4000 to discuss your situation.
Provide: Social Groups For more information and to find your local mens shed visit https://mensshed.org/