aSMILE: psychological support

Psychosocial support: provision of relevant social services and psychological supports so consumers and carers will be able to access and utilize appropriately.

St Vincent’s Hospital:
Assessment, Liaison and Early Referral Team (ALERT) is a Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP) service. ALERT provides coordinated care for clients who present to the Emergency Department (ED) with complex psychosocial and medical needs. ALERT aims to prevent or reduce the need for clients to present to the ED. The ALERT team coordinate and integrate clients back into the community. ALERT operates between 8.30am-9.00pm, 7 days a week.