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Providing culturally appropriate mental health care for First Nations peoples

Specialised group programs for women, men and young people are also provided

Nunkuwarrin Yunti PMHCS provides culturally appropriate, sensitive and safe primary mental health care services and supports for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples presenting in the Adelaide metropolitan area.

This includes children, young people and adults and their families/carers who are at risk of or experiencing mild, moderate to severe mental health conditions.

This service provides psychological therapies (individual, group or family) and clinical care coordination including intake and assessment and referrals to a range of holistic services.

Over a 12-month period, 4,484 occasions of service were provided across their psychological intervention and clinical care coordination services.

Nunkuwarrin Yunti has recently piloted a Trauma Informed Arts Group, which has been well received by the community. Specialised group programs for women, men and young people are also provided.

The staff include a range of mental health professionals including Mental Health Practitioners, Psychologists, Narrative Therapists, and Clinical Care Coordinators. Services are provided across Nunkuwarrin Yunti’s Adelaide CBD, Elizabeth Downs, and Christies Beach locations.

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