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Resources & Information

Mental Health Resources & Information

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Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue

A national organisation devoted to increasing awareness and understanding of depression in the community. Its website contains useful depression resources (including people’s personal experiences of depression) and information on current initiatives. BeyondBlue also provides a 24 hour telephone information service which is available to provide information on depression and anxiety and advice on how to get help, where to get services and support Australia-wide.

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Black Dog Institute

Black Dog Institute

Information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of depression and bipolar disorder.

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Headspace

Headspace

Headspace provides young people 12-25, and their families, with information, support and advice on general health; mental health and wellbeing; alcohol and other drugs; education, employment and other services. headspace centres around Australia provide young people with access to youth-friendly health professionals and the headspace website has a section devoted to supporting parents and carers.

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Head to Health

Australia has great mental health services and resources available via phone and online, but it can be tough finding the ones that suit you best. Head to Health helps people more easily connect to information, advice and a range of free or low cost phone and online mental health treatment options and resources suited to an individual’s needs.

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Mi Networks

Mi Networks

Mi Networks is a national initiative of the Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia. This service can help to connect you to the information and services you need. For information call 1800 985 944 or visit the website www.minetworks.org.au.

Mi networks also has a range of information sheets on suicide and self harm, treatment, caring and physical health. Click here to access the Mi Networks information sheets.

Reach Out

Reach Out

Reach Out is Australia’s leading online mental health organisation for young people, providing practical support to help young people get through everything from everyday issues to tough times. It offers online tools (500+ fact sheets, self-help apps, personal stories, and online forums) that address youth mental health and reduce youth suicide, and to help parents and carers improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people within their family environment.

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Click here to watch Reach Out’s video and find out more about what they do.

SANE Helpline

SANE Helpline

1800 187 263

A telephone service you can call between Monday and Friday, 9 am – 5 pm to talk to a mental health professional.

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The Way Ahead

The Way Ahead

The  Way Ahead website has information and resources on:

  • Fact sheets on mental health
  • Medicare programs
  • Mental health jargon
  • Mental health legislation
  • NSW Health

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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

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