mental health support worker




Mental health support workers assist and provide treatment to people with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems. They focus on personalised cases and monitor the recovery process of their clients, providing also therapy, crisis intervention, client advocacy and education.

Alternative label

  • intensive support worker

  • mental health community outreach worker

  • str worker

  • support, time and recovery worker

  • mental health recovery worker

  • mental healthcare worker

  • re-ablement worker

  • mental health social care worker

  • mental health community development worker

  • mental healthcare support worker

  • mental health outreach worker

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


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