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Your Access to Local Mental Health Resources

Resources & Information

Online Resources for Carers

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Carer Gateway

Carer Gateway

A national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers.

https://www.carergateway.gov.au/ or 1800 422 737

Interactive service finder that helps carers connect to local support services.

https://www.carergateway.gov.au/find-a-service

Children of Hoarders Support Group

Children of Hoarders Support Group

An online support group for adult children of hoarders. The group offers support, information sharing, and understanding from a community of people who grew up the same way or have similar adult experiences.

Please note: This group is intended for adults 18 years and over.

Click here for website.

COPMI

COPMI

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness: Free online mental health information and resources for parents, children, families, carers and health professionals.

http://www.copmi.net.au/find-resources/order-free-materials

Carers NSW

Carers NSW

ebulletin including up to date information on the latest developments for carers.

https://www.carersnsw.org.au/publications/ebulletin/

Practical information in a short, easy to read format factsheets, providing useful information about caring or issues related to caring.

https://www.carersnsw.org.au/how-we-help/factsheets/

Hoarding and Squalor Helpline and Website

Hoarding and Squalor Helpline and Website

A helpline and website that provides practical information and resources on hoarding and squalor.

http://www.hsru.com.au/ or 1300 345 852

SANE Helpline Chat and Forums

SANE Helpline Chat 

Chat online with a mental health professional on weekdays between 9am-5pm or email the SANE Helpline email helpline@sane.org 

Click here to access the Helpline Chat.

SANE Forum 

Online forums providing peer support for people living with a mental illness, and for family, friends, and carers.

Click here to access the forums.

Comprehensive Resource List

Comprehensive Resource List

For a more comprehensive list of mental health resources and information, the Black Dog Institute have complied a list of good quality and useful information, broken into different categories. Click here

Head to Health - Supporting Someone Else

Head to Health – Supporting someone else

Head to Health is a Dept of Health mental health website providing information and resources regarding mental health.

Emergency

Emergency

Directory

Directory

Resources

Resources

Illnesses

Illnesses

Professionals

Professionals

Networks

Networks

MindGuide is no longer being updated and maintained. Western Sydney PHN has commissioned Headstart in Western Sydney to replace MindGuide. Headstart brings information about free or low-cost local mental health services into one, easy-to-search platform and includes contact details and referral pathways for those services. Visit headstart.org.au and enter your suburb to get started.