Justice Health

Justice Health in the ACT offers two primary health services, including the Forensic Mental Health Service and the Primary Health Service.

Forensic Mental Health Service

The Forensic Mental Health Service is a specialist service based in the court, custodial, youth detention and community settings. It provides assessment and intervention for people with a mental illness who have or are at risk of committing a criminal offence.

Specific forensic services include the Forensic Community Outreach Service, Court Assessment and Liaison Service and Mental Health Services at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) and Bimberi Youth Detention Centre (BYDC).

Please call 02 5124 1813 for more information.

Primary Health Service

The Primary Health Service provides general health management. This includes assessment, treatment, emergency and referral services for detainees and young people at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC), Bimberi Youth Justice Centre (BYJC) and Periodic Detention Centre (PDC).

Please call 02 6207 2843 during business hours for more information.


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Page last updated on: 3 Dec 2019