Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Due to the evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Mater’s Emotional Health Unit has temporarily stopped admitting to the Amanda Flynn Clinic and Recovery College. We will still take referrals for planned admissions in the near future using our normal referral process.

The private practitioners in our Emotional Health Unit, Consulting Suites are still accepting referrals as usual and will be offering consumers the choice of telehealth appointments.

We apologise for any inconvenience and look forward to opening all services for young people as soon as practical.

To speak to someone urgently

Lifeline Australia 13 11 14 is a confidential 24 hour telephone crisis support service available from a landline, payphone or mobile.

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Dedicated to young adults aged 16-25

We know that with the pressures of today, young adults have it pretty tough. People in this age group are at a stage where they are faced with many choices in a world that sometimes doesn’t seem to understand what they need. 

Some of the more common mental health challenges that may be faced by young adults include depression, anxiety and eating disorders. But there are many more concerns that could be added to this list. Along with these come other problems and behaviours that can impact on everyday functioning, making the most basic of tasks overwhelming.

Most age groups have their own specific requirements when it comes to healthcare and people your age are no exception to this. The Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane (MYAHCB) has been established due to limited services in Queensland dedicated to young adults between the ages of 16-25.

The Emotional Health Unit here at MYAHCB delivers specialist mental health care to young adults which is evidence based and consumer driven. The care that is provided by our experienced mental health team is based on the individual strengths of our patients and is focused on their recovery.

Thanks to the generosity of Mr Peter Flynn of the Amanda Flynn Foundation, Mater will deliver specialist inpatient care to young adults who are experiencing anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions at the Amanda Flynn Clinic. In Partnership with ClearThinking Queensland, appropriate models of care for young adults have been created for the Recovery College. 

The Emotional Health Unit consists of:

Amanda Flynn Clinic - Inpatient Unit
Recovery College
Consulting Suites
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Emotional Health Unit
Level 7, Salmon Building 537 Stanley Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

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If you have any questions about the Emotional Health Unit, please call us on 07 3163 6102. Alternatively, you can contact our team using the form below.

If you are a doctor and would like to refer a patient to the Emotional Health Unit, please see our Emotional Health Unit referrals page or fax 07 3163 6122.

If this is an emergency, please contact Lifeline Australia on 13 11 14.

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