Everyone feels worried or stressed from time to time. Usually, those feelings fade when a stressful situation has passed. However, some people experience overwhelming feelings of worry, for no particular reason, that can make it difficult to cope with daily life. This is called anxiety.
Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia, affecting around one in every four people.
Anxiety is a term that can be used to describe a sense of worry or tension, or can be used to describe a variety of disorders. Anxiety is unhelpful when it becomes exaggerated, interferes with the quality of life, affects social and occupational functioning and affects physical and/or mental health. Anxiety disorders present in various forms from generalised to specific.
We offer both day and inpatient programs for our patients depending on the level of assistance they need as determined in conjunction with their health care professional.
The program is run on an outpatient basis.
1 day a week (Monday) from 9am to 3pm for 12 weeks.
Maximum of 12 participants
Inpatient treatment is where patients stay at the clinic for the duration of their treatment.
Our Inpatient Program provides evidence-based mental health treatment. Our experienced, professional team aims to give patients the skills and confidence to manage their mental health concerns now and into the future.
Our team of highly qualified mental health practitioners helps people dealing with:
Written referrals are required from:
Once a referral is received, a consultation will be arranged with one of our psychiatrists, and if appropriate, referral will be made into the next available program.
Patients staying at the Ramsay Clinic Coffs Harbour are assessed for inclusion in the Inpatient program by the treating psychiatrist and the intake officer. A guidebook containing information about the therapy program and a workbook with educational information and handouts related to group sessions is then provided. The psychologist and/or nursing staff will then do an orientation tour of the clinic and introduce the patient to our recovery-oriented practice.
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