Mental health struggles are hugely impactful for anyone, regardless of their circumstances. Some people, experience such serious and prolonged mental illness that it will likely affect them and how they interact with society for life. This is known as a psychosocial disability. Although these individuals are entitled to an NDIS plan in many instances, joining the NDIS and getting the right plan is often a major challenge.
Many people struggle to receive proper help and support because mainstream mental health services and the NDIS are often not appropriately aligned. To combat some of these flaws within the system, the NDIA recently made several changes - among them, they created the new support role of Psychosocial Recovery Coach.
In this quick explainer video, Provider Choice's Co-Founder and Head of NDIS Innovation, Jonathan Salgo, provides a quick, high-level overview of a Psychosocial Recovery Coach's role and how participants can benefit from working with one.
Interested in learning more about Psychosocial Recovery Coaching?
Our team has compiled a handy guide for you to help you understand the role of Psychosocial Recovery Coaches in working with NDIS participants and how they differ from other types of Support Coordinators.