Level 1 Care Self-management strategies for self-managing early signs and symptoms – for people: without mental illness – the mentally well population
- with early signs or symptoms and/or
- who have had previously experienced mental illness and/or
- who are at risk
The focus of support and service is on:
- Promotion and prevention strategies and services that seek to build resilience in communities, groups and individuals, and prevent or reduce the impact of mental illness through access to information, advice and self-help resources
- Early intervention the early delivery of support and treatment to people at risk of or in the early stages of experiencing mental ill health through access to lower cost, providing alternatives to face-to-face psychological therapy services including self-guided digital mental health
- Active monitoring, further assessment and/or referral
- Head to Health – the digital mental health gateway, is an important source of digital service options to contribute to a stepped care approach.
- MindMap – the ACT Youth Mental Health Portal, provides navigation and service information for people aged under 25. Access the website, call 1800 862 111 (between midday and 11pm) or arrange a call back.
- Health Direct – for advice and help to find a service.
- Mind Spot – a digital mental health clinic, funded by the Australian Government, offering free online treatment courses
- eheadspace – free online resources for young people 12 – 25 and their families and friends.
- This Way Up – self-paced online courses that teach clinically-proven strategies to manage mental wellbeing