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General Support and Information Resources

Mental Health Australia

An organisation that educates the public about mental illness and works in changing the public’s perception about people who are mentally ill to reduce negative stereotypes about mental illness.

www.mhaustralia.org

Workplace Support and Information Resources

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a work-based intervention program designed to enhance the emotional, mental and general psychological wellbeing of all employees and includes services for immediate family members.

(Contact details will be dependent on the EAP provider)

The Australian Employers Network on Disability

The Australian Network on Disability (AND) is a non-for-profit organisation resourced by its member to advance the inclusion of people with disability in all aspects of business. We help our members and clients to welcome people with disability as employees, customers and suppliers.

www.and.org.au

Heads Up

An initiative of Beyond Blue, ‘Heads Up’ is all about giving individuals and businesses free tools and resources to take action. There are free extensive resources for all levels of the workplace.

www.headsup.org.au

Support and Information Resources for Depression and Anxiety

Beyond Blue

‘Beyond Blue’ is an independent, non-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of anxiety and depression in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma. This service provides information resources and links to depression and other mental illness.

www.beyondblue.org.au

Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute is a non-for-profit organisation and world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder. The organisation provides free online resources and access to therapy-based forums.

www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

Reach Out Australia

‘Reach Out’ is an online mental health organisation mainly focused at providing youth and parent support with online tools, apps, forums, stories, factsheets and access to phone support and information.

www.au.reachout.com

Mental Health Online

This service provides details on reputable online anxiety resources and support (including self-help programs, forums, teaching strategies and general anxiety information). Links to service ‘ecouch’, Anxiety and stress management service of Australia’, ‘online anxiety prevention program’ – University of Queensland, ‘This way up’ – clinician assisted, ‘mind health connect’. The site also provides local state and territory resources.

www.mentalhealthonline.org.au

Support and Information Resources for Psychosis

SANE Australia

SANE Australia pursues its mission through three key areas of activity to promote a better life for all Australians affected by mental illness: Support, training and education.

www.sane.org.au or call 1800 187 263

Support and Information Resources for Substance Misuse

Australian Drug Foundation

An organisation that prevents harm caused by alcohol and other drugs through information and related evidence based supports.

www.adf.org.au

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

www.aa.org.au

Youth Services

Headspace

Headspace is a National Youth Mental Health Foundation in Australia that provides a timely intervention for mental health issues for young kids age 12 to adulthood.

www.headspace.org.au

Orygen Youth Health

Orygen Youth Health is the leading metal health organisation based in Melbourne, Australia. They focus on early intervention and detection on young people from ages 15 to 25 years old.

www.oyh.org.au

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia is an organisation that promotes mental health by creating projects that prevent the occurrence of suicide and preventing the development of mental illness.

www.mhima.org.au

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. The organisation’s goal is to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.

www.relationships.org.au

National LGBTI Health Alliance

The National LGBTI Health Alliance is one of the leading organisations that provides health-related programs, services and research that focuses on the LGBTI community and their overall health state.

www.lgbtihealth.org.au

Support for Carers

Mental Health Carers

Mental Health Carers ARAFMI Australia is composed of a collecting of organisations whole member are mental health carers. They present the views and perspectives of carers and advocate for changes and services to improve the lives and wellbeing of people affected by mental illness, including careers and family members.

www.arafmiaustralia.asn.au

Crisis Resources

Suicide Call Back Service

The suicide call back service is a 24hour call back service that provides telephone and online counselling for those who are 15 and over and have been affected by suicide at some capacity.

www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au or call 1300 659 467

Lifeline Counselling

‘Lifeline’ is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

www.lifeline.org.au or call 13 11 14

Local Mental Health Crisis team

A specially trained team to deal with all mental health crisis situations.

NSW – Mental Health Phone Service: 24hour telephone service, operating 7days/week
Ph: 1800 011 511

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