Who is the program for?
The Living Well program is accessible to patients who are not admitted to a specialist program. It offers participants the opportunity to learn and practice new skills, discuss issues relevant to recovery, receive information, learn from others, enjoy creative activities, get some exercise and have some fun.
How will it help me?
This program includes comprehensive therapeutic group sessions facilitated by experienced clinicians including occupational therapists, clinical psychologists, social workers, art therapists, nurses, music therapist, pastoral care and consumer consultants.
The program will deliver sessions that develop:
- Psycho-education and recovery skills
- Personal development and life skills
- Creative and recreation therapy
- Social and communication skills
- Healthy lifestyle education and activities
- Community information and living skills
Many group sessions offer an introduction to the therapies that underpin the day programs and specialty programs run at The Melbourne Clinic.
On discharge you may be referred to one of the inpatient specialty programs; day programs and/or outreach services for further support.
When does the program run?
The ‘Living Well’ program runs on an ongoing basis.
How do I access the program?
A referral from your GP or Psychiatrist is required. A referral letter can be faxed to The Melbourne Clinic’s Intake service for triage. The fax number for intake is (03) 9420 9351
Please click HERE for further details on the referral process