Short-Term Therapies – Darwin

  • Integrated mental health support
  • Mental health and wellbeing
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16 Scaturchio Street, Casuarina, NT
Larrakia country
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About Short-Term Therapies – Darwin

The Short-Term Therapy (STT) program provides free short-term therapy for people experiencing mental health challenges.

What to expect

The Short-Term Therapies program offers two services, including Psychological Therapies and Suicide Prevention.

Psychological Therapies Program

The Psychological Therapies program can support you to develop skills to help manage concerns that are impacting your wellbeing.  

To be eligible for Psychological Therapies, you must:  

  • hold a current Low Income Health Care Card, Health Care Card, Pension Card or be otherwise identified as experiencing exceptional financial difficulties  
  • be eligible for Medicare-funded services  
  • have mild to moderate mental health challenges  
  • live in the Northern Territory.  

Suicide Prevention Service

The Suicide Prevention Service program offers intensive therapy and support following a suicidal crisis, or for those at increased risk of suicide. Support is available via this program for up to three months.  

Please note that the Suicide Prevention service is not a crisis service for those at immediate risk.  

How to access this service

A GP referral is required to access this service. Speak to your GP is this program seems right for you.

Once we receive a GP referral, our intake and assessment team will assess eligibility based on the MHTP.  

The Short-Term Therapies team will then liaise with you and service providers to determine the best fit for referral.  

Finally, our team will refer the you to the most appropriate service provider, who will then contact you. 

GP Information

To make a referral to the Short-Term Therapies program, GPs should:  

  • complete a Mental Health Treatment Plan (MHTP), and  
  • complete a Short-Term Therapies Referral Form.  


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16 Scaturchio Street, Casuarina, NT
Larrakia country
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Short term therapies is delivered by Neami National and funded by Northern Territory PHN.

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