Services

Outer East Crisis Assessment Treatment Team (CATT) - Services

Referral

Contact psychiatric triage on 1300 721 927 who will work out the best service for your individual requirements.

The Outer East Crisis Assessment Treatment Team provides assessments to people in psychiatric crisis and short term home treatment as an alternative to hospital.

The team is a multidisciplinary team that provides assessment and home treatment to people who are suffering with an acute mental health crisis or a relapse of an existing mental illness.

CATT treat people in their own homes as an alternative to hospital, they can start medications as required and provide support and crisis counselling and psycho education to consumers and their families.

Eligibility Criteria

16-64 years of age.

This service is for consumers, family, or carers self referring as well as GPs, private psychiatrists, counsellors, and other agencies.

Anyone living within the local government areas of Maroondah, Knox, Yarra Ranges, Whitehorse East & Nunawading East may contact this service including prospective consumers, families/carers, health professions, GPs and specialists.

Address

CATT is a mobile service

Contact

Referrals for CATT assessment are via Psychiatric Triage on 1300 721 927

Hours

8.00 - 10.30pm, 7 days a week.

Entry and advice for consumers, carers and health professionals should call via our 24/7 triage line on 1300 721 927.