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Clinics & services

Child & youth mental health

Youth early psychosis

We care for and support young people experiencing a first episode of psychosis.

The Youth Early Psychosis Program provides support for young people aged between 16 and 25 years of age who live in Banyule and Nillumbik.

We offer an assertive outreach case management service to support young people to recover from their first episode of psychosis.

This includes support with engaging in work, study and social relationships. Our team is made up of both medical and mental health staff.

Our services

We provide the following services:

  • Case management support
  • Assertive outreach
  • Support with engagement in work, study or other community services
  • Involvement and support for family and carers  
  • Regular medical reviews


For clients

You can refer yourself or someone that you're concerned about to our mental health services.

Call our mental health triage service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for information, assessment and referral.

Phone: 1300 859 789 

For health professionals

Find out how to refer your patient to mental health.

Contact us

Youth Early Psychosis Service (YEPS)

Phone: 03 9496 3620

Fax: 03 9496 3653

Open hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm

Lee Allen, Consultant Psychiatrist


Edward Wilson Building
Austin Hospital
145 Studley Road
Heidelberg VIC

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Postal address

Youth Early Psychosis Service
Austin Hospital
PO Box 5555
Heidelberg VIC 3084