Assessment and Treatment Team

The Assessment and Treatment Team (ATT) is the first point of access to community mental health services offered by the Fremantle Hospital Mental Health Service (FHMHS).

The ATT provides specialist multidisciplinary community mental health assessment and treatment for people aged 18–65 years with mental health issues who live in the Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospital Group catchment area.

Our outpatient multi-disciplinary team consists includes:

  • consultant psychiatrist
  • senior mental health practitioner
  • psychiatric registrar
  • mental health nurses
  • occupational therapist
  • social workers.

Your general practitioner (GP) or other service provider can refer you to the ATT – see the referral section below for more information.

How the service works

When you first attend our service, our team will complete an initial assessment on your condition.

The ATT will work with you, your family and your GP to manage your care. Your personal goals and endeavours will be incorporated into this care.

Team members will help you to identify your needs and work with you to develop a recovery focused Treatment Supportive and Discharge Plan.

You may be provided a care coordinator for up to 10 weeks to support you in your recovery journey.

For you for the majority of your treatment time you may be supported by your care coordinator. To ensure your safety and wellbeing at all times, however, you may also have contact with other clinicians who will work collaboratively to offer you the most appropriate service.

The ATT provide services in clinic and may do home visits if appropriate.

Our service is a smoke-free environment

Please note smoking is not permitted in our buildings or grounds as per the Department of Health’s smoke-free policy.

If you need continuing support

If you need support beyond the ATT’s 10-week care period, we will refer you to an service including our Continuing Care Team, a community managed organisation, or your GP.

How to access our services

If you would like to access the ATT we recommend you ask your general practitioner (GP) for a referral.

Other hospitals and emergency departments, psychologists and community based organisations can also refer to the ATT.

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After receiving your referral the ATT will phone you to discuss your needs and determine which service is most suitable for you. You may be offered follow up with the ATT or assisted to link with another service if more appropriate.

In an emergency

In an emergency or crisis please dial 000 (triple zero) or visit your nearest emergency department.

Mental Health Emergency Response Line (MHERL)

Metro callers phone 1300 555 788 (local call)
Peel callers phone 1800 676 822 (free call)

Lifeline WA

Phone 131 114
24 hours a day / 7 day a week service

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We welcome your feedback

The ATT service welcomes compliments, complaints and suggestions to assist in evaluating and improving its services.

Feedback can be provided at any time:

Contact us

Contact us by phoning the Fremantle Hospital Mental Health Service on 9431 3333


Alma Street Centre

W Block, Fremantle Hospital, Alma Street, Fremantle

Hours of operation

8am to 10pm, 7 days a week