At Ruah we believe that your needs, strengths and recovery preferences are at the centre of everything we do. We walk alongside you, your family and carers to achieve your goals and improve your quality of life.
The majority of our mental health and wellness services are free and funded by the State and Federal Governments, including NDIS. These services provide personalised recovery support to improve quality of life, relationships and wellbeing.
Ruah is contracted to support people experiencing severe and persistent mental illness. In most cases, ongoing care must be guaranteed by public mental health service, private psychiatrist or a general practitioner. In determining eligibility, Ruah considers; diagnosis, length of time mental health issue has been experienced, involvement of a mental health clinic and cultural background.
Wait times for assessment and services vary, please call 13 78 24 (13 Ruah) for an estimated wait time for the relevant catchment area.
Please note that submitting a referral form does not guarantee Ruah services.
Ruah provides personalised recovery support to improve quality of life, relationships and wellbeing. We walk alongside you, your family and carers to achieve your goals and improve your quality of life.
Ruah provides a unique recreation services to improve your mental health and wellbeing. We can support your participation in community based group activities, as well as provide individual support for you to participate in social activities of your choice.
The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) is a simple and practical plan that empowers you to take control of your mental health and wellness. Your plan is prepared by you, alongside our facilitators who use WRAP in their everyday lives. In a safe and encouraging space, you will learn skills and tools to improve and maintain your wellbeing. Call us for information on the next course.
Ruah provides recovery support that is flexible and personalised. We will work with you, your family and carers to develop your recovery goals and connect you with your community. Our professional staff will meet you in your home or at a place that is convenient for you. In negotiating your service plan with Ruah, your recovery support could include coordinating other services that are assisting you, planning strategies to stay safe, finding and keeping a job, assisting you to maintain your accommodation and supporting people who care for you. We can also assist you with day-to-day activities such as attending appointments, shopping and engaging in recreation activities.
Mental Health and Wellness Mid West
Based in Geraldton, Ruah provide personalised support and respite accommodation to people who are living with severe and persistent mental health diagnosis and require support.
• Aged 18-65
• For clients who are living with a severe and persistent mental health diagnosis and require community support
• Must be case managed by GP, Midwest Mental Health Service or psychiatrist
Early Psychosis Youth Service
Funded by the WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA), Ruah provides personalised recovery support to young people aged 12-25 and their families. This service will be provided to young people who are referred from State Area Health Service Providers (HSPs) and will be complimentary to the care they are receiving from headspace centres. The addition of this service emboldens our mission of empowering vulnerable and disadvantaged people to create meaningful change in their lives. This Service will be available from September 2018. Please call us for more information.