General Support Services & Counselling

Transition to Recovery Program (TREC)


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Transition to Recovery Program (TREC)

Provides intensive outreach support for people who are transitioning from hospital following an episode of mental illness. Also supports people in the community who are at risk of going to hospital due to mental illness.The program works with people to maximise their potential for recovery and independence following discharge from hospital or who require additional support in the community to manage sub-acute symptoms to prevent hospitalisation.

People are eligible and can voluntarily access the program if they:

  • Live in the area currently serviced by Mental Health Justice Health and Alcohol & Drug Service
  • Have an existing functional limitation due to a mental health issue
  • Are clinically managed by Community Mental Health Teams
  • Are aged between 18 – 64 years and have no significant age related issues
  • Would benefit from additional clinical management and psychosocial support in a community setting.

The program runs for 12 weeks offering intensive outreach support, including evenings and weekends.

Referrals to the program are made by a Clinical Manager in one of ACT Health's Mental Health Teams:

  • City, Belconnen, Tuggeranong or Woden Mental Health Teams
  • Early Intervention Team
  • Adult Mental Health Unit
  • Calvary 2N
  • Forensic Mental Health Unit.

Referral: Clinical managers in public health mental health teams

Phone: (02) 6221 9511

Quick Facts About The Region

Woden Community Service is located in the suburbs of Phillip and Woden Valley, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.