Mental health forum 1st meeting in Tamworth | ABC News

Tue Jul 9, 2013

Eight mental health agencies have met in Tamworth for the first time to discuss the roll-out of a new program.

The Partners In Recovery program brings together agencies operating across the region, including Challenge Services, North West Region Community Care and Billabong Clubhouse.

The head of the agency leading, Pamela Rutledge from Richmond PRA, says finding the people who need help is a big part of the program's focus.

Ms Rutledge says an estimated 450 people are in need of help in the New England Health District.

The program will tailor treatment and recovery plans for those suffering from mental illness.

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