Support Services

GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT SERVICES

beyondblue

www.beyondblue.org.au

Promotes good mental health by raising awareness of depression, anxiety and suicide prevention. Has a 24/7 help line where you can call for assistance from a trained mental health professional (including services for the hearing impaired and languages other than English). Call 1300 224 636.

Black Dog Institute

www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

Clinical research centre for mental illness that also provides mental health support services for those with depression, bipolar and children and adolescents by providing assessments and assistance to treating doctors for their patients. Also available to regional Australia.

POSTVENTION SUPPORT

Bereaved by Suicide

www.bereavedbysuicide.com.au

Centre for Intense Grief Therapy with a particular focus on those affected by suicide. Run by Dr. Diana Sands in Sydney.

Postvention Australia (National Association for the Bereaved by Suicide)

www.postventionaustralia.org

Physical, emotional and spiritual support, comfort and understanding for the health and well-being of those affected by suicide.

Wings of Hope

www.wingsofhope.org.au

Education, resources and support events and networking for those affected by suicide.

YOUTH SERVICES

headspace Albury Wodonga

www.headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/albury-wodonga

Counselling, GP services, education, training and drug and alcohol support for people aged 12 to 25 living in the Albury Wodonga region.

EATING DISORDERS

Butterfly Foundation

www.thebutterflyfoundation.org.au

Personalised support services specifically for those suffering from or affected by eating disorders.