Partners in Recovery
For patients in crisis please refer to:
Lifeline 13 11 14
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
Or call your local emergency service 000
Partners in Recovery (PIR) supports people with severe and persistent mental health issues, along with their carers and families. It facilitates multiple support services to address their complex care needs and improve their wellbeing.
Brisbane South PHN (BSPHN) has partnered with 10 non-government organisations that specialise in servicing the community with an understanding, empathetic approach that enable goals to be reached and lives to be changed.
PIR promotes collective ownership and encourages innovative solutions to ensure effective and timely access to the services and support required by patients with severe and persistent mental illness with complex needs. The program aims to sustain patients’ optimal health and wellbeing.
PIR works with people to:
- access clinical services appropriate to their needs
- access community support and related services
- coordinate services to meet their needs
- encourage a journey of recovery.
PIR focuses on supporting people who:
- have severe and persistent mental health issues that impact their lives
- have complex needs that require services from multiple agencies
- require support and assistance to enable a successful recovery journey.
BSPHN provides a supportive and simple central intake and referral process. PIR enquiries are accepted from anyone in the community or health sector who knows someone who would benefit from the program.
Please contact the BSPHN Mental Health Services team on 1300 467 265 or fax 07 3864 7599.
Brisbane South PHN PIR welcomes your feedback to help us improve our service for participants, families and carers. Please complete our short survey to indicate if we are meeting your needs and those of other participants, families and carers. The survey is voluntary and completely confidential.
Families and carers: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PIR-carer-feedback