"Young people and mental health community care Townsville"
About: Townsville Hospital and Health Service Townsville Hospital and Health Service Douglas 4814
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My adult child recently experienced an admission following an acute paranoid psychotic episode. On discharge (on a DTO) they were put in the care of the Young Persons Early Intervention Team.
Without exception, the Consultant Jane, the other doctors, the awesome liaison staff/case workers and the nurses were all fantastic!
Prior to this admission (they had one previously) I rang for help when things started to go wrong. When I explained what was happening they were there straight away. Unfortunately things got worse before my child could be admitted to hospital but that was not the team's fault - my child suddenly and quietly took off and went walk about.
The ongoing care and support has been excellent and much needed. Getting your life back on track after something like this takes a very long time. Months down the line we are not there yet and won't be for a while, but would be nowhere near where we are today without the support of this fantastic team.