Support Services

On this page you find a list of services that I have used, found out about or had referred to me.

In relation to those that I have personalise had dealings with I will try to give a brief snap shot of my experience, good and or, bad. If there are any links to services that you believe would be useful to people that may view this page please leave me a message with the relevant details and I shall include them in this body of work.

Mens Line Australia

1300 78 98 78

Mensline Australia is a professional, confidential, telephone counselling service, assisting men from all cultural backgrounds with family or relationship concerns. 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the cost of a local call.

Headspace Hunter – someone else to go to

National Youth Mental Health Foundation

02 49 311 000

A service that is aimed to assist youth between 12 and 25.

You can access a range of youth-friendly health professionals at headspace hunter who can help you with:

  • General Health
  • Mental Health and counselling
  • Education, employment and other services
  • Alcohol and other drug services

beyondblue – the national depression initiative


In developing beyondblue, the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments have provided a national focus and leadership that will increase the capacity of the broader Australian community to prevent depression and respond effectively to it.


ARAFMI NSW Inc Hunter Region

Carers, relatives family and friends of people with Mental Illness and drug and alcohol problemswww.arafmihunter.org02 49 616 717 – Support 02 49 612 842 – Admin

Mental Health Carers’ ARAFMI NSW (Hunter Branch) is a non-government, not for profit organisation. The services offered were developed to assist the realties and carers of people who have a mental illness. The therapeutic environment helps carers to find new ways of coping, to self-care and to improve their relationships.

The emotional and physical stresses of being a carer can lead to employment difficulties and ultimately affect the carers physical and mental health. Through ARAFMI carers can learn new way to cope, focus on their own self-care, set workable boundaries and receive information in a confidential and non-judgemental setting.


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