The Butterfly Foundation is Australia’s national organisation for eating disorders and body image. Butterfly provides information, research and support to those affected by eating disorders through the following services:
- Butterfly’s National Helpline 1800 33 4673 (toll-free helpline)
- Treatment services
o Intensive Outpatient Program
o Outpatient Program for Young People
- Recovery programs for individuals and carers
- Support groups for individuals and carers
- Education services
- Research and resources
For more information please visit www.thebutterflyfoundation.org.au
GROW - Recovery focused program for mental health
Affordable Therapies ($2) for eligible clients-financially disadvantaged, health care card holders; , Homeless. Chiropractic, Naturopathy,Yoga; Tapping; Massage, Reiki, Osteopathy;
* LIAISE is a Skills Development and Community Integration Program for Adults with an Acquired Brain Injury|* Provide short to medium term assistance (maximum 18 months) and work, with clients flexibly to assess needs and develop care plans to assist clients achieve their goals. |* Services include assessment, planning, information and referral to promote independence, access and connection into community services and activities|* Administer Assisted Community Living and Carers Packages
The Low Income Support Service (LISS) is designed to assist people to address issues that are impacting on their day-to-day lives.
LISS appointments are free and confidential, allowing clients to talk about what is most importance to them, to examine their situation and make informed decisions.
The LISS Worker can help with everything from budgeting and household bills, to getting connected to specialist support services or with a specific identified need.
The program is driven by the needs of the individual and can be as short as one visit to get a particular issue resolved or longer term to assist someone through challenging times and address multiple complex issues.
Mentis Assist provides specialised mental health support for people with low to moderate and severe and complex mental health needs. Offices located in Mornington, Frankston, Rosebud and Hastings. | Services - Registered NDIS provider, youth-focused programs, carer and family support, support coordination, seniors program providing access and support for those culturally and linguistically diverse and planned activity groups.
* Provide support and information to General Practitioners to improve the quality of Patient care and the health of the local community|||FRANKSTON-MORNINGTON PENINSULA MEDICARE LOCAL||Location: Mt. Eliza Centre - 33 Jacksons Road - Mount Eliza 393|Postal: PO Box 17 - Mornington 3931||Phone: 3 5973 5655|Fax : 3 978 8157||Services: Improve co ordination and integration of Primary Health care for Mornington Peninsula Communities
Service Requests:||Services provided include various Health Related Services, Health education, Group Programs, On-Going Programs and Support Groups.||Health promotion is integral to all services offered by the Health Service. There is an emphasis on identifying the causes of health problems in the community so that preventative action can be taken using a participatory model of health promotion. Input from the community is welcomed at any time.||~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~||*Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders Health *Exercise Programs|*Children's Services *Hospital Admission Risk Program|*Chronic Disease Services *Homeless Outreach|*Community Kitchens *Men's Behaviour Change Program|*Counselling *Needle Syringe Programs|*Dental *Nutrition|*Diabetes Education *Occupational Therapy|*Drug & Alcohol Services *Physiotherapy|*Podiatry *Self Help and Support Groups|*Sexual Health *Stop Smoking|*Youth Services||As well as individual appointments we also offer a range of groups and activities. Please see our Groups and Activities Booklet for full details. ||Some examples include:||*Keeping active (Tai Chi, Health Walks etc.)|*Programs that support health rehabilitation and living with chronic disease|*Programs that promote mental wellbeing including dealing with stress, anxiety, depression and improving self confidence|*Groups to improve parenting skills and prepare children for school|*Healthy eating , nutrition advice and diabetes education|*Drug and alcohol programs are available for all ages|*Planned Activity Groups - providing activities for older adults who are frail, socially isolated or have a disability.|*Programs that support positive family relationships||Hours:|Monday to Friday 8.3am - 5.pm|Cost:|PODIATRY, PHYSIOTHERAPY, NUTRITIONAL ADVICE, DIABETES EDUCATION, SPEECH PATHOLOGY & DENTAL CARE|| NO REFERRALS ARE NEEDED||FEES: $9. FOR CARD HOLDERS AND $14. FOR NON-CARD HOLDERS|ADOLESCENT 12 TO 18 YEARS - NO CHARGE||If the fees are going to cause financial hardship it can be confidentially discussed with the staff.
* Psychiatric assessment, referral, treatment |* Recovery Program|* Primary Mental Health Team (via GP)|* Aged Psychiatry Assessment and Treatment service (APMHT)|* Links referred clients into appropriate follow-up care|* Provided primary,secondary and tertiary consultation to other service providers in the community in relation to psychiatric crisis management and treatment|* Family Support Groups provides support for families of people with a mental illness. Phone contact for information||* PACER service allows police, ambulance and crisis assessment teams to work together to provide an immediate response to those experiencing a mental health crisis