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Clinics & services

Child & youth mental health

Youth engagement & treatment

We care for and support young people aged between 12 and 25 years of age who are experiencing emerging difficulties with their mental health.

About us

The Youth Engagement & Treatment Team Initiative (YETTI) provides support to young people aged between the ages of 12 and 25 who live in Banyule or Nillumbik.

We provide short term case management support for young people experiencing difficulties with their mental health, who would benefit from early intervention support.

We aim to assist young people with their mental health and wellbeing and engagement in work, study and relationships. We also support family and carers and can offer outreach support.

Our services

We provide the following services:

  • Case management 
  • Assertive outreach
  • Support with engagement in work, study or other community services
  • Support for family and carers
  • Secondary consultation and training to other support services and health care providers
  • Primary consultations if referred by treating health care provider such as GP.


For clients

You need a referral from your GP, specialist or health care provider to access this service.

For health professionals

Refer your patient to Dr Lee Allen, Consultant Psychiatrist

Find out how to refer your patient to mental health.

Contact us

Youth Engagement & Treatment Team Initiative (YETTI)

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 Engagement & Treatment Team Initiative
Austin Hospital
PO Box 5555
Heidelberg VIC 3084