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What about me? Counselling, Wellbeing and Self-Care

By May 28, 2020September 29th, 2020No Comments
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Why would I need to use this information?

  • Looking after your physical, mental and spiritual health is important for you to keep balanced and participate in good future planning
  • Getting into the right frame of mind, looking and feeling better will help build and maintain confidence to plan and act in new ways
  • Counselling can both be preventative and can assist you to stay well and have a clear head to make good decisions
  • Check out free or low-cost services. For example, you can access a counsellor via your GP by requesting a mental health plan


Starts at 60

Online information and resources to assist with retirement decision making and lifestyle choices.

Healthier. Happier

A helpful guide for looking after your health and wellbeing at home.

A mental health plan arranged by your GP

Don’t forget that a Mental Health plan can be organised by your GP. They can also get you free or low cost access to professional mental ill-health services.

Lifeline 13 11 14

24/7 confidential crisis support service with trained volunteers who will listen, provide support and referrals for those experiencing a personal crisis. You don’t need to face your problems alone.

Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636

24/7 confidential telephone support service for those suffering anxiety or depression. We all have bad days. Talk with a trained mental health professional for advice and support.

The Eating Issues Centre

Individual counselling, therapeutic groups, peer support and referrals for people with eating issues such as anorexia, bulimia and compulsive eating.

Sane – 1800 187 263

A small team who provide information, advice and referrals to help adults living with complex mental illnesses as well as those involved in their care. Mon-Fri 10am-10pm AEST.

Suicide Prevention Pathways – 1800 008 255

The Talk Suicide Support Team help explore pathways to hope by coordinating appropriate care, addressing practical issues and providing emotional support (over 15 years) Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm.

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