Outpatient Services

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The Cooinda Mental Health Service has a range of outpatient day programs that are available to treat a range of specific mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder and emotional problems to help restore confidence and wellbeing.

Delivered in a private group setting, attend the regular sessions to receive education, support and treatment to assist with your recovery. Access the support you need and return to the familiarity of your own home each day and feel assured of further support on your path to wellness.

Programs that are currently available include:

Overcoming Depression
The Overcoming Depression Program is designed to help people overcome their low mood and depression and reclaim their lives.

Overcoming Anxiety
The Overcoming Anxiety Program is a group designed to help people overcome anxiety disorders and reclaim their lives.

Overcoming Addiction
The Overcoming Addiction Program designed for individuals who are seeking to abstain or considering abstinence from an addiction. The program uses a framework that is self-empowering and offers a self-reliant approach to recovery.

Trauma Recovery Program - Post-traumatic stress disorder
The Trauma Recovery Program is designed to help guide veterans, and those who experienced significant trauma, through the recovery process.

Seniors Program
The Seniors Program is designed to help people 65 and over to manage common mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, grief, and adjustment to major life changes.

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills Training Program
The Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills Training Program is aimed at helping people learn skills to better tolerate high levels of distress, regulate emotions and improve resilience to ‘negative’ emotions, and be more effective in interpersonal relationships.

Postnatal Depression Program
The Postnatal Depression Program is designed to help participants gain a better understanding of postnatal depression and to learn strategies that can assist to alleviate its symptoms and prevent relapse.

Transition to Wellness Program
The Transition to Wellness Program enables patients to receive treatment while remaining in their own home. For some, it may even be an alternative to a hospital admission. The program helps you to build a ‘toolkit’ of techniques and strategies to improve functioning; to increase self awareness; and to help you find your path towards ongoing mental wellness.

Carer and Family Programs

Carer and Family Sessions(a complimentary service)
Families and carers who support someone with a mental health issue may benefit from the support of others who share the experience. These monthly sessions aim to empower through information and education. Families and carers are welcomed to attend these sessions at no cost.

Carers and Families Affected by Eating Disorders
The program ​uses a skills-based learning approach and will aim to provide practical strategies to empower parents and carers.