Supports for people living in rural and remote areas
Country areas are sometimes called rural and remote areas.
Below are services and supports for people who live in rural and remote communities.
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Specialist Intellectual Disability Health Teams have mental health workers who know how to work with people with intellectual disability.
Mental health workers are people who work to help you with your mental health.
The mental health workers can have appointments with you using teleconferencing.
Teleconferencing allows you to see and communicate with people online.
You can use programs like Zoom to teleconference.
The mental health workers may also come to your area.
Specialist Intellectual Disability Health Teams can give advice to your doctor or mental health worker.