Services for people with severe mental illness

Your Mental Health Hub – integrated services for people with severe mental illness 

Your Mental Health Hubs deliver integrated clinical and nonclinical services for people with severe mental illness. The hubs deliver services across the Brisbane North region with their locations aligned to the Metro North Mental Health service catchment areas. Each hub is operated by a different provider with extensive experience in providing services to people with severe and complex mental illness: 

In the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital catchment: Communify, in partnership with Toowong Private Hospital, Brisbane Youth Service, Open Minds, Eating Disorders Queensland and Wesley Mission operate The Recovery and Discovery Centre 

In The Prince Charles Hospital catchment: Neami National operates The Living and Learning Centre 

In the Redcliffe and Caboolture Hospital catchment: Aftercare operates Floresco Caboolture 

Each mental health hub provides the following services: 

  • Assessment, triage and intake
  • Service navigation 
  • Care coordination 
  • Psychological Therapy (mostly group)
  • Physical health care 
  • Psychosocial support
  • Assistance to access the NDIS
  • A range of in reach services provided by external providers (e.g. AOD treatment, employment, housing, finance)

Each hub also provides outreach services

Eligibility criteria 

To be eligible people must: 

  • Be 18 years and over 
  • Have a diagnosable severe or severe and complex mental illness (episodic or persistent)
  • Be experiencing significant disruption to their daily life, wellbeing and functioning. 

Please note that people who are experiencing acute mental illness should continue to be referred to Metro North Mental Health Services via 1300 MH CALL. 

Referral information 

Anyone can refer to the mental health hubs with the consent of the person being referred. 

There are no referral boundaries and people can access whichever mental health hub is most convenient to them. For information on the suburbs within each catchment area and the mental health hub provider providing services in that region, please click here

GP’s can refer by completing the Brisbane MIND Plus referral form via GP Integrator or HealthPathways. Please note that GP integrator is the preferred referral method for GP’s as it includes various benefits including prepopulation of your details and feedback on referrals. If your organisation does not have this software installed we recommend you contact your Brisbane North PHN Primary Care Liaison Officer (PCLO) to organise installation. 

Non GP service providers can refer by completing referral form on HealthPathways.  

To speak to staff at any of the mental health hubs please call 1300 522 822 and follow the prompts. 

For self-referrals and support for service providers in making a referral, contact the My Mental Health Service Navigators on 1800 752 235.  

Service access 

The mental health hubs are commissioned by Brisbane North PHN and there is no cost to the client.  

The Recovery and Discovery Centre operates Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with on call support outside of these hours available. The Centre also provides some weekend activities.  

The Living and Learning Centre operates Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm 

Floresco Caboolture operates Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm