Mental Health

  1. Community Connections

    Consumer Activity Network (Sydney)

  2. Expanded Horizons

    Wesley Mission Brisbane (Brisbane QLD)

  3. Rural Alive and Well

    Rural Alive and Well Inc (Tasmania)

  4. Farm link

    Centre for Rural & Remote Mental Health – University of Newcastle (Northern New England Region, NSW)

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Community Connections

Organisation
Consumer Activity Network
Region
Sydney
Contact
Desley Casey (02) 8206 1841 desley@canmentalhealth.org.au
Description
Supports mental health consumers through the Hospital to Home Service with practical and peer support within 28 days of discharge from the Liverpool and Campbelltown psych units, and support the Phone Connections Service - a noncrisis peer telephone line four evenings a week. 

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Expanded Horizons

Organisation
Wesley Mission Brisbane
Region
Brisbane QLD
Contact
07 5569 1824 or g.wallwork@wmb.org.au
Description

The Expanded Horizons Program (EHP) is a program funded by the Department of Health and Ageing as part of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy to support sexually, sex and gender diverse youth as well as young people from Refugee or Culturally & Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds on the Gold Coast. The program also supports whole of community suicide prevention initiatives.


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Rural Alive and Well

Organisation
Region
Tasmania
Contact

24/7 Emergency Phone Service 1300 HELPMATE (1300 4357 6283)
Office Phone: 03 62541092 or email admin@rawtas.com.au
73 High Street Oatlands, PO BOX 74 Oatlands TAS 7120

Description

Assist communities to respond to crises, recover after adversity using structures and networks to assist individuals, families and the community to react to challenging life experiences with a particular empasis on mental health and wellbeing and suicide prevention.


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Farm link

Organisation
Region
Northern New England Region, NSW
Contact
Meg Perceval on 0427 072 105 or meg.perceval@newcastle.edu.au
Description
Improve access to and the responsiveness of mental health services for NSW farming communities by developing NSW Farmer's Mental Health Networks in rural areas and improving e-access to effective mental health services for farmers and farm families.