i.am

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is about hope

i.am - also known as the Youth Aftercare Pilot or YAP - is a psychosocial support service for children and young people experiencing suicidality.


i.am has been co-produced by young people, for young people. So the support they receive is unique to them, their recovery and their goals for the future.

is for children and young people

This service is available for children and young people living in the Blacktown or Mount Druitt areas of Western Sydney, the Coffs Harbour or Nambucca areas of Mid North Coast NSW, the Tamworth area of Hunter New England, or the Bankstown area in South Western Sydney.

is a service

Specifically, a psychosocial support service that provides an individually tailored approach for every single child or young person. Our support is not the same for everyone! We can provide support in your home, local park, cafe, even shopping. As a service we work hard to achieve the goals you set, your way.

is referral-based

Anyone can refer to the i.am service.


The person you are referring must be under 25 and living in the Blacktown or Mount Druitt areas of Western Sydney, the Coffs Harbour or Nambucca areas of Mid North Coast NSW, the Tamworth area of Hunter New England, or the Bankstown area in South Western Sydney.


People who can refer:


  • GPs
  • Hospital
  • Friends
  • Family
  • Person needing support
  • Schools
  • Youth Services
  • Anyone!

is kept simple

We’ve made our referral process as easy as possible.

You can:


  • Complete our online form by clicking the ‘Start a referral’ button
  • download the referral form and email it to us at iam@newhorizons.org.au
  • If you have a brochure or have seen a poster, scan the QR code

Helplines

Mental Health Access Line

1800 011 511

Lifeline

13 11 14

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

Beyond Blue

1300 22 4636

SANE Australia

1800 187 263

Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467

In case of an emergency, or immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, please contact emergency services on 000 or present to your local emergency department.