COPMI (Children Of Parents With A Mental Illness)

Overview

What the service is

The COPMI Coordinator position is a consultative, supporting role to Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Child, Adolescent and Adult Mental Health services, with strategic leadership duties encompassing both hospital and community services, across the lifespan.

What the Coordinator does

The COPMI Coordinator supports the needs of children and families where a parent experiences a mental illness. Services may include, consultation and staff training, brief interventions (jointly with the clinical team), group programs, liaison with partner agencies, provision of education, resources and referral options.

How to access this service

This service is consultative and referrals are not available.

Staff within the ISLHD Mental Health Service can contact the COPMI Coordinator via email at ISLHD-COPMI@health.nsw.gov.au or by calling 42541600. 

 

Contact Information

1-5 Atchison Street
Wollongong NSW 2500
Downstairs (of Community Mental Health)
1800 011 511

Mondays to Fridays (excluding public holidays): 8:30am to 5:00pm