What does PIR do?

Living with severe and persistent mental illness often makes navigating services difficult, and it is easy for your goals to get lost in amongst the noise. A PIR Support Facilitator will work with you to better understand where you are, where you want to be, and then help you figure out how to get there.


Am I eligible?

Eligibility criteria

PIR works with people who have a mental illness (that significantly impacts their day-to-day life) and, who have complex support needs that require assistance from multiple services across the community.

To be eligible to receive support from PIR you:

  • Are voluntarily seeking support from PIR
  • Appear to have a severe and persistent mental illness
  • Have complex needs that require support from multiple services
  • Need support and assistance to engage with support services
  • Do not have support coordination arrangements in place (or if they are in place, they have failed)
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What can Partners in Recovery help with?

The PIR Support Facilitator will help participants with coordinating a variety of things. Some of these include:

  • housing
  • income and employment
  • therapy and counselling
  • meeting new people in the community
  • working out transport options
  • connecting with a peer worker
  • support groups
  • drug and alcohol support
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Who runs Partners in Recovery?

PIR Central Queensland is led by the Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN. It is delivered to participants through a group of partner organisations.

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