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