Mental health nursing

Mental health nurses provide support to people who have mental health concerns

cohealth mental health nursing services provide specialist mental health support services to people experiencing issues such as anxiety, depression and psychosis. Our experienced and trained mental health clinicians can provide education, advice, counselling, referrals and support as you work towards recovery.

Service details

Our mental health nurses can:

  • Work with you to plan your recovery from mental illness
  • Help educate you, your family and your doctor about your mental illness and its treatment
  • Support you to talk to your doctor about mental health
  • Provide counselling and strategies to deal with emotional difficulties and stress
  • Help you deal with your symptoms and any medication you take
  • Link with health professionals involved in your care, like your doctor, a psychologist or psychiatrist, to make sure you get the most appropriate treatment
  • Help you access support services from Services Australia, or housing and community programs
  • Talk to your family and support people, if you want
  • Help you review your mental health care plan with your doctor

Fees & eligibility

Anyone who has a Mental Health Care Plan is eligible to access this service.

Referral to this Service is through the PHN (Primary Health Network). To access this service you will need to book an appointment with your GP so that they can make the appropriate referral.

This service is free if you have been referred by your General Practitioner and have a Mental Health Care Plan.

Available at 4 locations

Opening hours

Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm

Opening hours

Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
Phone: 9448 5537
Facsimile: 7000 1813
Location details and map

Opening hours

Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
Phone: 9448 5534
Facsimile: 7000 1852
Location details and map

Opening hours

Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
Phone: 9448 5528
Facsimile: 9411 4300
Location details and map

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About us

cohealth is a not-for-profit community health organisation. We provide essential health and support services in Melbourne’s CBD, and northern and western suburbs.

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