Western Wellbeing Hub

Mental health services for adults, children and their families and new or expecting parents

Western Wellbeing Hub provides a range of no-cost mental health services for people living in Western Adelaide.

Delivered by Sonder in partnership with Baptist Care SA and Lutheran Care, Western Wellbeing Hub services are evidence-based and recovery-focused, designed to empower individuals to develop and achieve their goals.

Our team will work with you to build self-management skills that help to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

The range of services available via the Western Wellbeing Hub means that people can be easily supported to connect with different services that best meet their support needs, as they change over time.

Services include:

  • Brief intervention counselling
  • Peer coaching & navigation
  • Psychological therapy
  • Suicide prevention
  • Clinical care coordination
  • Parenting groups

What to expect

  • Support from people who understand

    Talk to Peer Practitioners who have lived experience of mental health challenges and understand how you might be feeling.

  • Safe & friendly environment

    We provide a warm and friendly environment with confidential and judgement-free support.

  • Highly experienced clinicians

    Our clinicians will assess your needs and work with you to build self-management skills

  • No cost

    Mental health services at Sonder centres are free.

Our services

Brief intervention counselling

Short-term brief intervention counselling for people experiencing emotional distress. Our Mental Health Practitioners will work with you throughout 1-3 sessions to develop new strategies and skills to support you to reach your goals and improve your wellbeing.

Peer coaching & navigation

Our Peer Practitioners use their own personal experience of mental health challenges to support individuals to set goals, develop skills, and navigate services that best meet their needs.

Psychological therapy

Evidence-based psychological therapy for children and families, adults, and new or expecting parents. Our Mental Health Clinicians will support you to develop new strategies to address concerns and improve your wellbeing.

Suicide prevention

Specialised support for people experiencing suicidal thoughts. Our Mental Health Clinicians will work with you to develop a plan and put strategies in place to keep you safe.

Clinical care coordination

Care planning and service coordination for people experiencing severe and complex mental health concerns. Our team will work with you and your GP to plan what services will help you most and how to access them.

Parenting groups

Our parenting groups support parents and carers of children to gain confidence in parenting, identify their child’s behavioural cues, foster their child’s ability to manage emotions, and enhance the development of their child’s self-esteem.

Accessing the services

Am I eligible?

Western Wellbeing Hub services are for:

  • Adults, children and families.
  • People needing different levels of intensity, and duration of mental health support.

Who are the Western Wellbeing Hub staff?

Depending on the service you are accessing at the Western Wellbeing Hub, you may receive support from our experienced and professional team of Clinicians, Clinical Care Planners and Peer Practitioners.

How do I access the services?

Psychological Therapy, or Clinical Care Coordination

To access these services, you will first need to visit your GP and request a Mental Health Treatment Plan. Your GP will then send a referral to the Head to Health Phone Service via HealthLink Secure Messaging (EDI: adphncru).

Brief Intervention Counselling, Suicide Prevention, Peer Coaching & Navigation, or Parenting Groups

To access these services, you can self-refer by calling the Head to Health Phone Service on 1800 595 212 or fill out a referral form for the specific service you wish to access., available at the bottom of this webpage.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Our recovery-focused approach

We support people living with mental health concerns to improve their wellbeing and pursue a life with meaning, hope and purpose.

We do this through:

  • Respecting your values, treatment and support preferences.
  • Focusing on and amplifying your strengths.
  • Supporting you to develop and reach personal goals and ambitions.
  • Helping you to develop self-management skills.
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For Mental Health Emergencies Call 000

If you, or someone you are with, are hurt or need immediate support, please call 000.

Mental Health Emergencies

This service is supported by funding from the Adelaide Primary Health Network through the Australian Government’s PHN Program