Mental health or drug and alcohol concerns can happen to anyone, and it can strongly affect a person's behaviour, physical health, relationships, ability to do work, and even their feelings and perceptions of the world. With the right support, things can improve.
If you or someone you know needs support, there are options available.
NewAccess, a free mental health coaching program developed by Beyond Blue available in South Eastern NSW. Delivered in conjunction with Wellways and COORDINARE, is a six-session program offering practical advice on how to manage the pressures, worries and stresses of life. Find out more here.
To support the mental health of people struggling during and beyond the extended lockdown a Head to Health Pop Up service has been established in our region. If you’re not feeling OK, you can call 1800 595 212 and a trained mental health professional will talk to you and help direct you to an appropriate service. Find out more by visiting the Head to Health page.
You can also learn to support others with free online suicide prevention training – QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer). QPR is available to residents in South Eastern NSW. Find out more!
Remember that help is available, and you can reach out, at any time.
A free mental health coaching program developed by Beyond Blue is now available in South Eastern NSW.
NewAccess, delivered in conjunction with Wellways and COORDINARE, is a six-session program offering practical advice on how to manage the pressures, worries and stresses of life.
The program is free, completely confidential and available in-person, over the phone or by video call.
Find out more here.
When you are experiencing stress or worry, or feeling overwhelmed, it can help to talk about what you are going through.
Talking to people you trust can be a good source of support. If you are not comfortable doing this, there are other people that can help including your doctor.
Your doctor will also be able to advise you about online therapies and self-help options available near you.
Mental health and suicide prevention, as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation, are key priorities for COORDINARE. For information on services within South Eastern NSW you can:
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Mental health and suicide prevention are key priorities at COORDINARE. Find out more on our Mental health and suicide prevention page.
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