Mental Health Support
Following a disaster it is common to experience emotional instability, stress reactions, anxiety, trauma and other psychological symptoms.
If you’re concerned about your own or someone else’s mental health, you can call the NSW Mental Health Line 1800 011 511 for advice.
If you or someone else is in immediate danger, call 000 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.
The Mental Health Line (1800 011 511) is a single number, state-wide 24-hour mental health telephone access service. Anyone with a mental health issue can use the Mental Health Line to speak with a mental health professional and be directed to the right care for them. Carers, other health professionals and emergency service workers can also use the Mental Health Line for advice about a person’s clinical symptoms, the urgency of the need for care and local treatment options.
NSW Health have also published a PDF of mental health counselling supports
Covid-19 Mental Wellbeing Support
Coronavirus has meant big changes to the way we all live, and it is completely natural to be worried about coronavirus and the chages that are happening all around us.
Your mental wellbeing is important. If you’re feeling anxious or stressed, you’re not alone. There are services that can support you through these difficult times.
Beyond Blue's Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service can help you find information, advice and strategies to manage your mental wellbeing. Talk to one of their trained counsellors at any time. Sessions are one-on-one, confidential and based on your needs. Phone 18000 512 384