Inc. Mental Health SUpport Contact Details
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Posted 26 October 2011 - 08:05 AM
Finally, a short list of handy links to various organisations. Regular posters will probably know all about these but they may be helpful to those who are new to EB and/or newly diagnosed.
Feel free to PM me with any other links that you want me to add.General LinksMS AustraliaAustralian Crohn's and Colitis AssociationArthritis AustraliaParaQuad NSWLupus Links:http://www.lupusnsw.org.au/http://www.lupusvic.org.au/http://www.lupus.com.auhttp://www.haps.nsw.gov.au/Patients/Sclero...cleroderma.aspxFor everyone with a chronic condition:The Spoon Theory : But you don't look sick? The stories behind the smiles
Posted 26 October 2011 - 08:08 AM
NATIONWIDELifeline - 13 11 14http://www.lifeline.org.au/Lifeline’s 13 11 14 service is staffed by trained volunteer telephone counsellors who are ready to take calls 24-hour a day, any day of the week from anywhere in Australia.
Suicide Call Back Service - 1300 659 467http://www.suicideca...service.org.au/The Suicide Call Back Service provides crisis counselling to people at risk of suicide, carers for someone who is suicidal and those bereaved by suicide, 24 hours per day 7 days a week across Australia. Salvo Care Line - 1300 36 36 22Link to Salvos' WebsiteTrained counsellors at the Salvo Care Line are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our counsellors will offer a listening ear and help you work through a range of options which might include information and referrals to empower you to change your situation.Post and Antenatal Depression Association (PANDA) 1300 726 306 http://www.panda.org.au/
9:30am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday (Australian eastern time)
Information, support and referral line for people affected by post and antenatal depression.BeyondBlue 1300 224 636
www.beyondblue.org.auFor information about depression, anxiety and related drug and alcohol problems
Kids Help Line - 1800 55 1800http://www.kidshelp.com.au/If you need to speak to a counsellor, call 1800 55 1800, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you can't get to a phone, try our email or web counselling services.
Mensline - 1300 78 99 78http://www.menslineaus.org.au/24/7 service
When you feel like it's all getting too much, help is as close as the phone.SANE Help line - 1800 187 236http://www.sane.org/9am to 5pm EST, Monday to Friday. Request free infopack 24 hours.
Providing crucial information and advice to Australians concerned about mental illness, plus online helpline.
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORYSalvo Care Line - 1300 36 36 22Link to Salvos' WebsiteTrained counsellors at the Salvo Care Line are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our counsellors will offer a listening ear and help you work through a range of options which might include information and referrals to empower you to change your situation.Mental Health ACT 1800 629 354LINK
to ACT government mental health directory, including Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (CATT) and Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services Triage (CAMHS)Parent Line ACT - 6287 3833http://parentlineact.org.au/
9am to 9pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)Parentline ACT is a free confidential telephone service for parents and families in the ACT and surrounding area. Calls are answered by workers who are professionally trained to help you with information and support.
NEW SOUTH WALESSalvo Care Line - Sydney metro 8736 3292; regional NSW 1300 36 36 22Link to Salvos' WebsiteTrained counsellors at the Salvo Care Line are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our counsellors will offer a listening ear and help you work through a range of options which might include information and referrals to empower you to change your situation.Rural Mental Health Support Line (NSW) - 1800 201 123For anyone who would like to talk to someone, or is worried about a family member or friend, the Rural Mental Health Support Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Regional 24-hour local emergency mental health contacts
Link to list of numbers for local emergency servicesParentLine - 1300 1300 52
Parent Line is a 24/7 telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents and carers of children ages 0 to 18 in New South Wales.
NORTHERN TERRITORYNT Crisis Line - 1800 019 116
24-hour general and domestic violence crisis counsellingMental Health On-Call Team (24 hours)Top End - 8999 4988
Central Australia - 8951 7777
Mental Health Carers NT - (08) 8948 1051http://www.mentalhealthcarersnt.org/
Support service for family and friends of people with mental illness
Parentline - 1300 30 1300
http://www.parentline.com.au/Parentline (8am-10pm, seven days) is a confidential telephone service providing professional counselling and support for parents and carers of children in Queensland and the Northern Territory.QUEENSLANDSalvo Care Line - metro 3831 9016; regional 1300 36 36 22Link to Salvos' WebsiteTrained counsellors at the Salvo Care Line are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our counsellors will offer a listening ear and help you work through a range of options which might include information and referrals to empower you to change your situation.Crisis Care Unit - 1800 177 135
24 hour service
Statewide telephone counseling and crisis intervention service offering professional help in the areas of child abuse & neglect, parenting problems, parent-child conflict, juvenile justice & other youth welfare issues.Parentline - 1300 30 1300
http://www.parentline.com.au/Parentline (8am-10pm, seven days) is a confidential telephone service providing professional counselling and support for parents and carers of children in Queensland and the Northern Territory.ARAFMI Queensland Inc - (07) 3254 1881 or 1800 35 1881 http://www.arafmiqld.org/
24-hour support service for families and friends of people with mental illness and/or psychiatric disability. SOUTH AUSTRALIAFamilies SA After-Hours Crisis Care - 13 16 11Crisis Care is the after-hours service provided by qualified Families SA social workers for crises including suicidal behaviours, personal trauma or high-risk adolescence behaviour or need. It operates from 4pm to 9am and 24 hours on weekends and public holidays. Parent Helpline - 1300 364 100
Provides telephone information, counselling and support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year. Available to parents of children and young people from birth to 25 years and to people working with children and young people, including teachers and childcare providers.SA Mental Health CRISIS Team - 13 14 65 or (rural) 1800 182 23224/7 mental health telephone emergency and crisis intervention serviceTASMANIATasmania Crisis Assessment Triage Team - 1800 33 23 88, 9am to 10.30pm. Royal Hobart Hospital Emergency Department - 03 6222 8423 - From 10:30pm to 9am
Southern Tasmania Triage - 03 6233 2388
Northwest Tasmania Triage - 03 6434 6434
Northern Tasmania Triage - 03 6348 7744
Mental Health Services - 03 6230 7711Mental Health Services provide crisis assessment/treatment, intensive support, community care and rehabilitation services Alcohol and Drugs Information Service (ADIS) - 1800 811 99424-hour service providing information, advice and referral on any matter in relation to drugs and alcohol. Services whole of Tasmania.
VICTORIASuicide Line - 1300 651 251http://www.suicideline.org.au/
SuicideLine (VIC) is available throughout Victoria 24/7 for the cost of a local call (mobiles extra). Interpreters can be arranged for non-English speaking callers.
Psychiatric Triage24 hour service, information, assessment and referral
Inner Urban East - 1300 558 862
Central East - 1300 721 927
Dandenong - 1300 369 012
Inner South East - 1300 363 746
Inner West - 1300 304 407
Mid West - 1300 859 764
Middle South - 1300 369 012
North East - 1300 859 789
North West - 1300 768 073
Northern - 1300 650 295
Outer East - 1300 721 927
Peninsula - 1300 792 977
South West - 1300 657 259
Barwon - (03) 5226 7410
Gippsland - 1300 363 322
Glenelg (South Western) - 1800 808 284
Goulburn & Southern - 1300 369 005
Grampians - 1300 661 323
Loddon Campaspe/Souther Mallee - 1300 363 788
North Eastern Hume - 1300 881 104 (Wodonga); 1300 783 347 (Wangaratta)
Northern Mallee - 1300 366 375OCD & Anxiety Helpline - 9886 9377
10am to 4pm, Monday to Thursday
Counselling, support, information and referral advice to people with anxiety disorders and those who care for them.Parentline - 13 22 89http://www.education...ood/parentline/
A statewide telephone counselling service to parents and carers of children aged from birth to 18 years. Available 8am to midnight Monday to Friday, 10am-10pm weekends.
WESTERN AUSTRALIAThe Samaritans - 9381 5555 (metro), 1800 198 313 (country, toll-free).If you are going through a crisis, worried about something, feel upset or confused or you just want to talk to someone, the Samaritans want to hear from you. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Totally anonymous. Totally confidential.
The Samaritans Youthline - 9388 2500Crisis Care - 9223 1111, 1800 199 008 (country, toll-free)Telephone Crisis Care 24/7 when you need someone to help sort out a serious problem, you are concerned about the wellbeing of a child, you are escaping domestic violence and need help, arguments are causing unhappiness and problems in your family, you are alone or afraid and urgently need to talk to someone, you are homeless, you need counselling, information or other support.Mental Health Emergency Response Line - 1300 555 788 (all hours); 1800 676 822 (country, toll-free)Psychiatric emergency assessment & advisory service to assist mental health clients and their carers. During business hours Monday to Friday, callers will be referred to their local mental health service.
Alcohol and Drug Information Service - 9442 5000 or (rural number) 1800 198 024
24 hour service
Information, counselling and support.Family Help Line - 9223 1100, 1800 643 000 (country, toll-free)Confidential 24-hour telephone counselling and information service for families experiencing relationship difficulties
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - 1800 220 40024-hour mental health advice
Parenting WA - 6279 1200 (metro) or 1800 654 432 (country, toll-free)A free telephone service for information and advice for people caring for children and teenagers up to 18 years of age. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Thanks to *Lis*
for compiling this list.
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