Mental Health Resources

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

13Yarn. Talk with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter.

Dardi Munwurro. Phone support for Aboriginal men who need someone to talk to about relationship issues, family violence, parenting, drug and alcohol issues or who are struggling to cope.

Thirrili. An Indigenous suicide prevention service, if you or someone you know is suicidal.

Body image and food

Butterfly. Support and information about eating disorders or body image issues, for yourself or someone you care about.

Central Coast

The Central Coast Mental Health Service (CCMHS) support groups & services directory

Central Coast Arafmi

The Chicken or The Egg? Report from the Symposium on Services for People with Co-existing Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues. 4 July 2012.

Family and Carers

See our Family and Carer Resources Page


Kids Helpline. A free, private and confidential phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

COPIM. A national support line that connects new and expecting parents and carers to the right mental health support services to get the right support when they need it.


ACON is a NSW based organisation specialising in HIV and LGBTIQ health, including counselling and peer education.

Qlife. A nationwide telephone and web-based services for lesbian peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including identity, feelings, or relationships.

Queerspace. LGBTQIA+ specific mental health counselling and more.

Lived experience

Live Experience Australia. Australia's lived experience peak body advocating for and with those with lived experience of mental ill-health, their carers and family members.


Medication safety in mental health government report.

Mental health

Mental Health Coordinating Council. The peak body for community mental health organisations in New South Wales.

Panda. Information and support for people affected by postnatal and antenatal depression.

SANE Education to improve the lives of people living with mental illness, their family, and friends.

Support for dads and mental wellbeing.

Multicultural communities

Heart Chat. Mental health services for multicultural communities.


See our NDIS web page

Professionals and Student Resources

Lived experience professional resources provided by Lived Experience Australia.

Recovery Oriented Language Guide: Quick Reference.

NSW Health resources for health professionals.

WellMob brings together online resources made by and for, First Australians.


Relationships Australia advocates and promotes the importance of respectful relationships, with respect to positive individual mental health outcomes and general community outcomes.


Black Dog Institute offers a range of evidence-informed mental health resources and tools have been developed for Australian teachers, students, parents, and carers.

ReachOut. Offer whole-school approach to student wellbeing.

Self harm

Beyond Blue provides information about self-harm, self injury and more.


Lifeline Suicide Crisis Support

One The Line. All hours suicide support services.

Suicide Call Back Service.

Suicide Prevention Australia. Resources to end suicide.

Standby Support 24/7 service supporting individuals, families, friends, witnesses, first responders, service provider.


Head to Health. Veterans with at least one day permanent, or continuous full-time service and their immediate family members are entitled to free and confidential mental health support services for life. 

Mates4Mates. Support for people impacted by service.

Open Arms is a Government veteran and families counselling service.

Solider On. Health and wellbeing services.