Serving in Darwin & Perth

Forensic Disability Services & Mental Health Care

Forensic disability and mental health care is our specialty area that focuses on treating people with mental illness who have been found unfit to stand trial or not guilty because of insanity. Forensic disability and mental health patients are often admitted to a secure psychiatric facility but may also be treated in prison.

The main goals of forensic disability and mental health care are to ensure that the patient receives effective treatment for their illness while ensuring that they do not pose a danger to themselves or others.

Treatment options include medications such as antipsychotics and antidepressants, as well as therapy sessions with psychologists or psychiatrists. Some people may also benefit from group therapy sessions where they can talk about their experiences with other patients who have similar conditions.

What Options Health Services Can Offer

Options Health Services offers Forensic Disability & Mental Health Care services that provide a safe and comfortable place for people experiencing mental health issues, including depression and anxiety. We also offer support for those who have been diagnosed with a disability since many disabilities have a significant effect on a person’s mental health.

Our team of highly trained professionals can help you get back on track to living your life to the fullest potential. Our programs allow you to cope with mental health or disability issues while providing guidance and resources to make informed decisions about your care.

The following services refer to our community outreach category:

  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Information regarding rights, entitlements, and obligations, including those related to work
  • Home Care for Victims of Violence
  • Vocational & Psychological Services
  • Treatment and Intervention Plans
  • Forensic rehabilitation plan
  • Support to provide welfare assessment support*
  • Support to provide psychiatric comprehensive assessments*
  • Support to provide psychological comprehensive assessments*
  • Support to provide cognitive comprehensive assessments*


Options Health Services takes a recovery-based approach to mental illness, which includes promoting the client’s participation in decisions about their life. We know that the best way to achieve this goal is through the active involvement of our clients and their families. We treat each individual as an essential part of our community and encourage them to take ownership of their health and well-being.

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