If you or a loved one need help now and can’t wait or can’t afford to attend a seminar, we’ve put together some resources to support you on your journey. Please remember, these are only recommendations; everyone will have a different experience, different needs and a different outcome.
If you feel overwhelmed with depression or anxiety – please use the resources listed below to give you ‘a little bit of space to think, feel safe and be heard’. These organizations offer wonderful support for family and relationship problems, loneliness, isolation, loss, grief, stress and substance abuse:
The Mental Health Commission is working to establish mental health, alcohol and other drug systems that meet the needs of Western Australia’s population and deliver quality outcomes for individuals and their families. Our mission is to be a respected leader in commissioning, providing and partnering in the delivery of:
The Commission was established on 8 March 2010 to lead mental health reform throughout the State and work towards a modern effective mental health system that places the individual and their recovery at the centre of its focus. The Commission was created initially by transferring existing resources of the Mental Health Division of the Department of Health.
Lifeline was founded in 1963 by the late Reverend Dr. Sir Alan Walker.
Sir Walker had received a call from a distressed man who later took his own life. Determined not to let isolation and lack of support be the cause of more deaths, Sir Walker launched a 24-hour crisis support line. This service (13 11 14) now answers over a million calls a year from Australians in emotional distress or crisis.
Beyond Blue has been providing supports and services to people in Australia for 20 years.
We are Australia’s most well-known and visited mental health organisation, focused on supporting people affected by anxiety, depression and suicide. We don’t ever take this position for granted nor do we rest on our laurels.
The generational defining events of 2020 have required us to be innovative and agile in responding to the needs of the communities we serve.
Our professionally trained counsellors have specialist skills in working with suicide-related issues and they can help you to work through the pain and distress you may be feeling.
The term ‘Call Back’ included in our name originates back to the launch of Suicide Call Back Service in 2007.
The service offers up to four additional phone counselling sessions and these sessions are called ‘call backs’.
Rurallink is an after-hours telephone service for people in rural and regional Western Australia experiencing a mental health crisis.
Callers to Rurallink are connected to a trained mental health clinician who can provide them with:
The service is designed keep individuals safe during a mental health crisis by connecting them with appropriate support services.
For any emergency that requires the police, ambulance or fire services, please dial 000 immediately.
Shalom House is a men’s residential rehabilitation centre located in the heart of the Swan Valley in Perth Western Australia, only 23km from the Perth CBD. Shalom House offers a holistic rehabilitation program that focuses on bringing restoration to all areas of the resident’s life, including finances, relationships, heart issues, employment, education and training for the future.
Our program is practical and hands-on, ensuring that residents and all involved in Shalom are valued and contributing members of the community. We offer our services to anyone with a life-controlling issue, whether it be an addiction to substances such as drugs and alcohol or people with anxiety, fear or emotional trauma.
Shalom House rehabilitation centre in Perth is founded on Christian Principles and at present caters for up to 140 men across ten properties, staffed by qualified and trained personnel. Our staff and volunteers do their utmost in caring for our clients, making them and their progress our priority.