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Specialist Aboriginal Mental Health Service (SAMHS) Metropolitan

Phone: (08) 9235 2400

Categories: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services, Mental Health Services,

The Specialist Aboriginal Mental Health Service (SAMHS) Metropolitan supports both Aboriginal consumers and carers in accessing mainstream mental health services, and in better meeting the needs of Aboriginal people.

Located at De Grey House, Graylands Health Campus, SAMHS Metropolitan provides state-wide consultation/liaison with service providers and the community; advocacy for Aboriginal consumers; and operates as a peak body for Aboriginal mental health professionals. SAMHS Metropolitan operates with cultural integrity using strategies to include brokering of elders, and traditional healers to participate in particular clinical cases.

SAMHS Metropolitan is an adult mental health service that provides a ‘whole of family’ approach to service delivery.