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NSW Family and Carer Mental Health Programs

Operates from various locations in region

Phone: 02 9391 9000

Fax: 02 9391 9101

Mail: Locked Mail Bag 961, North Sydney NSW 2059

Web: www.health.nsw.gov.au/mentalhealth/Pages/family-mh-program.aspx

Description: NSW Health funds five non-government organisations (NGOs) to provide mental health family and carer support services across NSW. There is one NGO service provider in each local health district. They offer education and training packages which teach families and carers about mental illness and ways to foster coping skills and resilience. Individual support and advocacy services are provided for families and carers. Peer support groups are offered infrastructure support.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Contact: Mental Health Line: 1800 011 511

Referral: Can self refer, telephone, email or visit our offices

Area Served: South Western Sydney LHD; Sydney LHD

Keywords: Mental Illness; Carers; Health Education; People with a Disability; Individual Advocacy; Phone or Web Information Services; Health Information Services; Mental Health Services

Alternative Names: Carer Assist

Parent Organisation: NSW Health

© IDEAS [66496] Last Full Review: 26Jun19

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