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    Support for Staff

    Wellbeing resources to support WSLHD staff and their families
    during COVID-19.

    Resources available on this page

    Support at work l Self-care and mental health l
    Support for children, young people & families | Support & crisis services

    Support at work

    Access EAP - 1800 818 728

    Access EAP provides counselling and support to yourself and your family. They also have an app for your mobile device which provides easy access 24/7/365 to services.

    Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family

    Self-care and mental health

    Support & crisis services

    • Lifeline - 13 11 14
      Lifeline has a national number who can help put you in contact with a crisis service in your State.
      Anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can call 13 11 14.
    • Suicide Call Back Service - 1300 659 467
      Free counselling 24/7, whether you’re feeling suicidal, are worried about someone else, or have lost someone to suicide. Call 1300 659 467 for help.
    • Mental Health Line - 1800 011 511
      The Mental Health Line is a 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.
    • Beyond Blue
      Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health.
    • Black Dog Institute
      The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to understanding, preventing and treating mental illness.
      The website includes information about research, clinical resources, getting help, education and training and ways to get involved.
    • 1800RESPECT - 1800 737 732
      24 hour national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
      Call toll-free 1800 737 732.
    • Relationships Australia - 1300 364 277
      Support groups and counselling on relationships, and for abusive and abused partners.
      To be connected to the nearest Relationships Australia, call 1300 364 277 (for the cost of a local call).
    • Aboriginal Family Domestic Violence Hotline - 1800 019 123
      Victims Services has a dedicated contact line for Aboriginal victims of crime who would like information on victim’s rights, how to access counselling and financial assistance.
    • Men's Referral Service - 1300 766 491
      This service from No to Violence offers assistance, information and counselling to help men who use family violence. Call 1300 766 491 if you would like help with male behavioural and relationship concerns.
    • Mensline Australia - 1300 789 978
      Supports men and boys who are dealing with family and relationship difficulties. 24/7 telephone and online support an information service for Australian men. Call 1300 789 978 for help.
    • Kids Help Line - 1800 551 800
      Free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25 in Australia. Call 1800 551 800 for help.
    • Translating and Interpreting Service - 131 450
      Gain free access to a telephone or on-site interpreter in your own language. Immediate phone interpreting is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year on 131 450.

    Page last updated: Friday, 27 November 2020 1:36:59 PM

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