Statewide Specialty Services
This page provides information about the following Statewide Specialty Services:
- Eating Disorders Outreach Service (QuEDs)
- Queensland Health Victim Support Service (QHVSS)
- The Forensic Mental Health Service (FMHS)
The Queensland Eating Disorder Service (QuEDS), formerly known as the Eating Disorder Outreach Service (EDOS), provides assessment, care and treatment for people and their families affected by eating disorders. It also provides advice, support, training and education for health professionals. Further information can be found here.
Queensland Health Victim Support Service provides free, specialist state-wide counselling, support and information to victims of violent crime and their families before, during and after a mental health consumer has been dealt with by the Mental Health Court (under the provisions of the Mental Health Act 2000). Further information can be found here.
The Forensic Mental Health Service aims to provide timely and responsive forensic mental health services to meet the needs of mentally ill persons who have, or are at risk of involvement with the Criminal Justice System (CJS). It does this through programs such as:
- The Community Forensic Outreach Service (CFOS)
- The Court Liaison Service (CLS)
- The Prison Mental Health Service (PMHS); and
- the High Secure Inpatient Service (based at Wacol)
Information about what these services do can be found here.
For information to better understand the Queensland Forensic Mental Health system, go here.