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

  • mystory

    Dan really is an ‘Aussie Larrikin’; yet he’s also filled with a sense of determination to better himself, the ability to have hope against insurmountable odds, a high level of resilience and the will to, as he says, “put one foot in front of the other,” even on the dark days … and Dan has had many of these. Read more about Dan’s incredible story of hope here.

    Dan's Story

  • mystory

    In 1997 the British rock band Chumbawamba released a song that included the lyrics, ‘I get knocked down/ But I get up again/ You're never going to keep me down’. These lyrics perfectly sum up Kate’s positive attitude towards her challenges now. Where did she get the inner strength to achieve this positive attitude? It took time. It took patience. It took persistence.

    Kate's Story

  • mystory

    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 He was withdrawn.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

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