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

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    Kim was diagnosed with major depression. In the decade that followed, she trialled various medications and treatments such as ECT, TMS and CBT. After being “treatment resistant”, Kim was diagnosed with bipolar. Kim’s story demonstrates that the road to recovery requires persistence to find the support and treatment that is right for the individual.

    Kim's Video Story

  • Mans-Head-Silhouette

    Adam was angry. He was withdrawn. He was socially isolated. He was completely dependent on others. He misused alcohol. He self-harmed. He was in a volatile situation. These all reduced him to ashes, however from the ashes he arose like a Phoenix to become full of hope and start a computer repair business for concession card holders. Read about Adam’s inspirational story here.

    Adam’s Story

  • Christine book image

    Christine has been living with mental illness for over 20 years. Just when she was regaining her health, Christine was diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia and had to be cared for in an aged care nursing home. Read more of Christine’s incredible story.


  • Johns Video Story

    John, born to deaf parents, learner of multiple languages, shares his experiences with the mental health system in Australia and overseas and what has helped him keep well.

    John's Video Story

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