The Alfred Mental Heath and Gambling Harm Service Program team accepts client referrals by using this form.
The team provides a diverse range of services including assessment and short-term treatment for co-occurring mental health difficulties with acceptance of client referrals as detailed below.
Assessment: Multidisciplinary bio-psycho-social assessment, diagnosis and treatment recommendations.
Short-term treatment for co-occurring gambling and mental health difficulties addressing pharmaceutical, social and psychological needs of clients, with an emphasis on linkages and sustainable treatment planning.
Being a secondary support service, the program can only accepts referrals from primary service providers such as Gamblers Help counsellors, GPs and mental health clinicians. Direct client contact is with the intention of providing feedback and support in the provision of sustainable treatments by the primary service providers.
2019, Alfred e-referral form,