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.

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.

After-hours Support

For after-hours support, the Mental Health Emergency Response Line (MHERL) is available 24 hours a day to metropolitan callers on 1300 555 788 (local call) and Peel callers on 1800 676 822 (free call).

In the event of an emergency, dial 000 or present at your nearest Emergency Department.

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: 09/05/2019