Provides outreach mental health therapeutic services to struggling mothers and families who are pregnant or have children up to 1 year of age.
A partnership between Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Public Health Community Services provides outreach mental health services to new mothers and their families. An assessment helps direct a treatment plan which may involve:
- individual therapy
- group session
- referral to other regional and community services
The mental health therapist collaborates with psychiatric services to alleviate the stress brought on by mental health issues and promote the healthy attachment and development of children.