A range of mental health professionals might be involved in your care, including:
- GP (family doctor)
- case manager/key worker
- treatment team
- mobile assertive outreach team.
You and your family will need to understand who provides which type of care in the region where you live.
More about mental health professionals
If you are Māori, Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander you may want to ask your health-care team to work with a cultural advisor or Indigenous health worker (e.g. Māori health worker or Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health worker).
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, an experienced mental health Auslan/NZSL interpreter can be provided.