City East Community Mental Health Service

The City East Community Mental Health Service provides access to adult outpatient mental health services including treatment, urgent assessment and intervention.

The City East Community Mental Health Service operates from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday (except on public holidays). There are a number of services offered at City East Community Mental Health Service:

Assessment and Treatment Team

The Assessment and Treatment team (ATT) is the first point of contact for all referrals to adult community mental health services within the City East catchment area.

The multi-disciplinary team includes psychiatrists, nurses and allied health staff who help to provide triage, assessment and short-term care and treatment options for consumers up to a maximum of 10 weeks.

Clinical Treatment Team

The Clinical Treatment Team (CTT) receives all referrals via the ATT and offers multi-disciplinary mental health assessment and care coordination for consumers who require specialist care and treatment options for more than 10 weeks.

City Older Adult Mental Health Service

The City Older Adult Mental Health Service provides a comprehensive recovery-focused mental health service to Older Adult consumers within the inner city and eastern metropolitan region of Perth.

The service provides an assessment and/or case management service to consumers aged 65 or over (45 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers) who have mental health issues, or who are experiencing severe behavioural and psychological problems associated with dementia.

The team consists of psychiatrists, community nurses, social workers, occupational therapists and psychologists.

The City Older Adult Mental Health Service can be contacted on (08) 9224 3346 or fax on (08) 9224 1733.

Mobile Clinical Outreach Team

The Mobile Clinical Outreach Team (MCOT) provides services through clinical assessment, community triage and treatment for rough sleepers. The team is street present and works closely with specialist homeless services, mainstream mental health services, drug and alcohol services and primary care services to deliver a coordinated model of care.

Royal Perth Hospital, Addiction, Psychiatry, Intervention and Discharge (RAPID)

The RAPID Service is a 24 hour, 7 day a week service that provides psychiatric assessment within the RPH Emergency Department, as well as alcohol and other drug assessment.

The service is staffed with specialist psychiatric medical staff, Psychiatric Liaison Nurses and Alcohol and Drug Clinicians.

There is one point of entry for RAPID referrals – 0435 311 572.

Last Updated: 09/10/2019