Partners in Recovery

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Helping the Gold Coast community access mental health services

Navigating the mental health system can be confusing – there are many agencies and programs, each offering different support. Partners In Recovery (PIR) Gold Coast can help Gold Coast residents navigate the mental health system to access mental health services and resources, assisting recovery. Let us help you plan your own personal recovery journey.

What is PIR?

PIR Gold Coast supports people with mental health concerns that are severe, persistent and require assistance from multiple agencies. PIR Gold Coast connects you with a facilitator who will assist you to navigate mental health services, identifying options that may assist in your recovery. Read more

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Real stories from
the Gold Coast

  • “When people think of mental illness they picture that homeless man on the beach. They don’t think of me in a nice tailored suit counting roses and playing cupid on your television.” Osher Günsberg, the new SANE Australia Board Member, discusses his journey with mental health and how he’s helping to stop the stigma surrounding it, one podcast at a time.

    Osher: 'It’s been nearly three years since I lost my mind'

  • Ayshe’s story is a heartbreaking journey of addiction, depression, suicidal thoughts, and family breakdown. But it’s also a story of determination for a better life, and an example of how the puzzle of life can finally start to fall into place when supports and programs are found that suit an individual on their unique journey of recovery. Be inspired by Ayshe here.

    Ayshe’s Story

  • It’s been a topsy-turvy time for Phil Hankin over the past few years but he’s now crafting his own future thanks to the mental and physical tools he receives through the Partners in Recovery (PIR) program. Most days he’s head down at a work bench set up in his kitchen, creating all sorts of leather goods. Smiles have replaced frowns and while Phil’s family has been fractured, it is functioning fairly well once again.

    Crafting a Future

  • Forging a relationship with her loved ones gave Lesley the motivation she needed to begin to climb out of the black hole of substance abuse, self-harm, homelessness and self-loathing that she had found herself in. With the support of her family and community programs such as Partners in Recovery, Lesley has been able to allow light – and love – back into her life.

    Lesley's Story

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PIR is a Federally funded program. Other consortia members include Gold Coast Health and Mental Health Association QLD