A number of Allied Health Services are provided at the Griffith Aboriginal Medical Service as follows:
Counselling services are available 5 days per week
How to book an appointment:
- Book an appointment with a GP requesting a "Mental Health Plan"
- After the Mental Health Plan" is complete, a referral is sent to the counsellor who will contact you for an appointment.
- Our Counsellor can provide support, advice and guidance to people who are experiencing personal issues or crisis
- All sessions are kept strictly confidential and will not be released without consent, unless there is a violation of codes of abuse, harm to self and others.
Ellie is our Dietitian at the AMS and is available Monday to Thursday.
Ellie can help with all aspects of diet and nutrition but specialises in weight management, chronic disease (diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol etc) and food intolerances.
You may be eligible for bulk-billed appointments with Ellie if you have a referral through a GP Management Plan (EPC) or Aboriginal health check (715). Otherwise there is a cost of $80 for an initial appointment and $50 for follow-up appointments. Ellie is also able to see clients with approved NDIS funding.
The Griffith AMS currently does not have a Speech Therapist. Clients can self refer to Griffith Community Health through their Central Intake Service, simply call 1800 654 324.