New hope for the mentally ill | Northern Daily Leader

Fri Jul 5, 2013

A NEW $5.2 million program will provide stronger support for an estimated 450 people with serious mental illness in the northern region.

A consortium led by Richmond PRA has been selected to deliver the Partners in Recovery (PIR) program, a federal government initiative that aims to improve the co-ordination and collaboration of service providers.

Under the program, Richmond PRA and its partners will work together to co-ordinate individualised care for people with such severe and persistent mental illnesses as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and depression.

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