Delivering a Healthy WA
North Metropolitan Health Service, Mental Health

Statewide and Tertiary Mental Health Services

Specialist Aboriginal Mental Health Service (SAMHS) Metropolitan

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 provides a ‘whole of family’ approach to service delivery. There is no age cap to service provision.

For further information

Michael Mitchell
Program Manager
Specialist Aboriginal Mental Health Service Metropolitan
Phone: (08) 9235 2400
Email: Michael.Mitchell@health.wa.gov.au

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