Mental Health Services
The Fiona Stanley Hospital Youth Community Assessment and Treatment Team is a community based service providing a client-centred and recovery-focused approach to youth mental health. The service is time limited; provides assessment, intensive care coordination and a range of interventions to improve the consumer’s mental health. YCATT also works to establish links with community mental health organisations to support long term recovery. The YCATT team ensures continuity of care across both inpatient and community based services if required.
The team includes a consultant psychiatrist, psychiatric registrars, mental health nurses, a social worker and a clinical psychologist.
Consumers can access the community service through:
- GP referral
- referral by a Community Managed Organisation
To be eligible for the service the consumer must be: aged 16 – 24 years live within the south metropolitan catchment area (other areas on a case-by-case basis) experiencing a decline in daily activities a recent inpatient in a mental health service requiring immediate mental health support.