The Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) has a growing number of programmes
- New in 2017 www.intereach.com.au For ages 16+ ; Provides up to 6 coaching sessions of goal-focused support to help tackle day-to-day pressures. Self-referral or referral by a third party
- Strong Minds; For individuals with mild-moderate mental health conditions, this service can provide a number of sessions of psychological intervention. The service is predominantly face-to-face and is available in towns throughout the Murrumbidgee. requires referral from GP
- Connect – Telephone Psychological Services ; requires referral from GP
- Partners in Recovery Partners in Recovery is aimed at people experiencing severe and persistent mental illness with complex needs.
- Team Care for People Experiencing Severe Mental Illness – soon to be provided in Young ? 2017 – Provides intensive psychological intervention and care coordination by mental health nurses for people with severe and persistent mental illness, who are not actively supported by the Community Mental Health Team
- Headspace – may be provided in Young later in 2017
Australia Wide services
New in 2018, Right now, Head to Health contains around 380 + mental health services and resources funded by the Australian Government.
Lifeline Australia 13 11 14 (local call)
- Kids Help Line 1800 55 1800 (free call)
- SANE Mental Health Information Line 1800 18 SANE (1800 18 7263) (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) – has guide for Smoke free Life
- Suicide Helpline Victoria – 1300 651 251
- NSW Rural Mental Health Support Line 1800 201 123
- Lifeline’s Just Ask Mental Health Information Line 1300 13 11 14 (rural areas only, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm EST).
- Bronwyn Fox Books see http://www.panicattacks.com.au/
- Mensline Australia – 1300 78 99 78.
Recommended depression websites:
- moodgym.anu.edu.au – online cbt
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