Department of Health

Specialist mental health services respond to the needs of people with complex disorders, including eating disorders, dual diagnosis, acquired brain injury and dual disability.

These specialist services require coordinated action between many parts of the mental health service system, including primary healthcare, prevention, acute healthcare, paediatric care, community-based care, child and adolescent mental health services, area mental health services, alcohol and other drugs services, allied health workers, disability workers and training and education providers.

Reviewed 28 May 2015


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