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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 10 Hansard (23 September) . . Page.. 4513..


Government

� Psychiatric Services Unit (PSU) and Ward 2N Calvary Hospital

� Adult (18-64) STEP UP/STEP DOWN (partnership with Mental Illness Foundation of Victoria)

� Youth (13-17) STEP UP/STEP DOWN -STEPS (partnership with Catholic Care and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

� Brian Hennessy Rehabilitation Service

� Mobile Intensive Treatment Team (MITT) North

� MITT South

� Adult Community Mental Health teams (Belconnen, City, Tuggeranong and Woden)

� Child and Adolescent Mental Health Community teams (Northside and Southside)

� Dual Diagnosis Officer

� Mental Health ACT's Education and Training Calendar

Community Sector

� Richmond Fellowship, youth and adult programs

� CatholicCare Youth and Wellbeing, and SAILS programs

� Inanna Mental Health Respite and Outreach programs, Mental Health Foundation Respite, Outreach and Rainbow programs

2. ACT Health's Integrated Alcohol and Other Drug and Mental Health Comorbidity Strategy is expected to be finalised by December 2010. The ACT Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Strategy 2010-2014 which was publicly released earlier this year identifies some of key initiatives which will strengthen the policy and service interventions to those experiencing comorbidity. The development of the Comorbidity Strategy is also informed by the ACT Mental Health Services Plan 2009-14.

Health—mental health (Question No 1060)

Ms Bresnan asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 26 August 2010:

(1) Can the Minister confirm that the contact details for the Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (CATT), which are currently listed in the 'Advice and Assistance' section in the front of the White Pages and Yellow Pages, will continue to be listed as is currently the case and will not be removed by Mental Health ACT from this section.

(2) Is the Minister aware of concerns that have been raised that Mental Health ACT intends to rename CATT, focusing on the removal of the word crisis; if so, does Mental Health ACT have any intentions to rename CATT; if so, what options are being considered.

Ms Gallagher: I am advised that the answer to the member's question is:

(1) The contact details for the CATT which are currently listed in the 'Advice and Assistance' section in the front of the White Pages and Yellow Pages, will continue to be listed as is currently the case.

(2) I am aware of the concerns that have been raised to rename CATT with consideration to taking out the word 'Crisis'. This was one of the recommendations from the


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