587. Meaning of 'local primary mental health support services'.

Local primary mental health support services are the following:

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    (1)     the carrying out1 of primary mental health assessments2;

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    (2)     the provision for an individual, following a primary mental health assessment, of the local primary mental health treatment3 identified by the assessment as being treatment which might improve or prevent a deterioration in the individual's mental health4;

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    (3)     the making of referrals5, following a primary mental health assessment, concerning other services the provision of which might improve or prevent a deterioration in the assessed individual's mental health6;

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    (4)     the provision of information, advice and other assistance to primary care providers7