For More Information on Psychologists and Psychology:
Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Other Useful Websites:
Beyond Blue: Information & support for those experiencing depression and anxiety.
Blackdog Institute: Information & support for people with depression and bipolar disorder.
Way Ahead: A directory of mental health services in NSW.
Life in Mind: Suicide & self-harm prevention resources.
Sane: Support for those affected by mental health (including family & carers).
dNet: Resources for those living with depression.
Headspace: Government funded youth mental health advice, support & information.
Reach Out: Online youth mental health service.
Relationships Australia: Relationship support services.
Mensline: Telephone & online support & information service for men.
NSW Rape Crisis Centre: 24/7 telephone & online crisis counselling or hose who have experienced or are at risk of sexual assault and their non-offending supporters.
Hope for Life: Information, support & training for those at risk of suicide or have lost someone to suicide.
National Association for Loss & Grief (NALAG): Support for those who are grieving.
Lifeline Online: 24/7 telephone & online crisis support & suicide prevention services.
Family Planning NSW: Reproductive & sexual health services.
Blue Knot Foundation: Support & information for adults who experienced childhood trauma or abuse.
ARAFMI Hunter: Provide mutual support services for families and carers of people with a mental illness, such as information, education, counselling and support.
One Door Mental health: provides information, respite services and support for people living with mental illness, their relatives and carers.
Useful Contact Numbers:
NSW Rape Crisis Centre
National Sexual Assault & Domestic & Family Violence
Tresilian Parent Help Line
Alcohol & Other Drugs Info Services (ADIS) - 24 hours, 7 days/week
Family Drug Support (24 hours)
Family Planning NSW - Newcastle
1800 424 017
1300 789 978
1800 737 732
1300 272 736
1800 422 599
1300 368 186
02 4929 4485