Partners In Recovery
Who is Partners in Recovery for?
PIR is a central point of referral for people 25 to 65 years who have a severe and persistent mental illness with complex unmet needs need access to more than one service to address their needs.
Indicators of severity may be that the person:
- is in receipt of the Disability Support Pension with mental illness being the primary reason
- has had multiple hospital admissions due to a mental health diagnosis
- has a psychotic disorder
- receives mental health case management
- is isolated and very functionally impaired as a result of their mental health condition.
How to refer?
- PIR Referral Form – Best Practice and Medical Director
- PIR Referral Form Fact Sheet
- PIR General Brochure
For more information about Partners in Recovery please call Brisbane South PHN Mental Health Services team 1300 467 265 or fax 07 3864 7599.
Brisbane South PHN has partnered with 10 non-government organisations that specialise in servicing the community with an understanding, empathetic approach that enable goals to be reached and lives to be changed. These partners are:
07 3435 2600
07 3170 4600
07 3343 9282
07 3213 7100
07 3899 5041
07 3029 7000
07 3375 7333
07 3363 2674
07 3847 1058
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing psychosocial disability support so that people can enjoy an ordinary life. The NDIS recognises that everyone’s needs and goals are different.
Partners in Recovery (PIR) funding will transition to the NDIS at different times:
- Scenic Rim – 1 July 2017
- Brisbane, Logan and Redlands City – 1 July 2018.
To ensure service continuity and smooth transition the PIR program will continue until 30 June 2019.
Find out more about getting NDIS ready, visit NDIS Miway.
Click here to download the psychosocial disability recovery and NDIS fact sheet.
Brisbane South PHN PIR welcomes your feedback to help us improve our service for participants, families and carers. Please complete our short survey to indicate if we are meeting your needs and those of other participants, families and carers. The surveys are voluntary and completely confidential: