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Aboriginal Medical Services Cooperative Ltd Redfern

Medical services for eligible Aboriginal patients, including mental health and specialist men's health.
Find morehttps://amsredfern.org.au/services/

ACON

Community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders. Service for men, including free alcohol and other drugs counselling and mental health counselling.
Find morehttps://www.acon.org.au/

Anglicare

Online, phone or face to face, individual, group support for men feeling distressed.
Find morehttps://www.meetup.com/mens-group-emotional-wellbeing-space-anglicare/

Australian Defence Force Centre for Mental Health

Fighting Fit' resources for current/ex servicemen; national call centre; specific suicide prevention program.
Find morehttps://www.defence.gov.au/health/DMH/

Australian Defence Force Centre for Mental Health

ADF community centres to support families.
Find morehttps://www.defence.gov.au/adf-members-and-families

Baptist Care

Facing Up Men's Behaviour Change - a 20 week men's behaviour change support group for men who want to stop being abusive within their family relationships.
Find morehttps://baptistcare.org.au/facing-up

Change Happens Psychotherapy and Consultancy

private and individual but clinical and focused on gay men.
Find morehttps://changehappens.com.au/services/

Dads at Dalwood

Support for dads through individual counselling, dads playgroups and activity groups and dads only discussion groups.
Find morehttps://www.dalwoodspilstead.com/services

Dads in Distress

Supports men experiencing trauma related to family breakdown and separation.
Find morehttps://parentsbeyondbreakup.com/dids/

Deadly Connections Community & Justice Services – Aboriginal fathers’ group

Community and justice services for Aboriginal community.
Find morehttps://deadlyconnections.org.au/

Foundation House

Rehab programs for alcohol, other drug and gambling addictions.
Find morehttps://www.foundationhouse.net.au/

Headspace

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/

Headstart

Directory of local service providers and health professionals in Central and Eastern Sydney, South Western Sydney, Western Sydney.
Find morehttps://headstart.org.au/

Inter-relate

Online and face-to-face support for respectful relationships and individual support.
Find morehttps://www.interrelate.org.au/

Jewish Care

A whole community approach to mental health and suicide prevention, with support for individuals and their families experiencing a mental health crisis, training, events and conferences. Other services include AfterCare support and a My Wellbeing App.
Find morehttps://jewishcare.com.au/programs-services/

Lifeline Australia

Lifeline - specialist suicide support line. Other support services and helplines; localised service finder on Google maps. Information & resources categorised into COVID, domestic & family violence, natural disasters, trauma, loneliness isolation, anxiety, stress, gambling, financial, self harm.
Find morehttps://www.lifeline.org.au/

Lifeline Macarthur and Western Sydney

Crisis support, suicide prevention, suicide bereavement, financial counselling, training and workshops, information and resources for Macarthur region. Men's Long Lunch and other initiatives to raise awareness and continue the conversation about men's mental health. ​
Find morehttps://www.lifelinemacarthur.org.au/

Lifeline Northern Beaches

Men's Anger Management Support Group - A weekly support group to help men understand and identify what triggers their anger, and learn techniques to manage it effectively.
Find morehttps://www.lifelinenb.org.au/get-help/support-groups/mens-anger-management-support-group/

LikeMind

Support for adults with mental health concerns, as well as their families and carers - community based services in Penrith, Seven Hills, Orange, Wagga Wagga.
Find morehttp://likemind.org.au/

Menstuff

Counselling, coaching and psychotherapy for men and young men.
Find morehttps://menstuff.com.au

Mongrels Men

Support for men through sports, fitness, exercise, connection and community.
Find morehttps://mongrelsmen.com/

Neami National

Community based services to support mental health, homelessness & housing issues, suicide prevention, head to health services. Support services in metropolitan, regional and remote communities.
Find morehttps://www.neaminational.org.au/

Penrith Men’s Walk and Talk

Just a bunch of knockabout locals who get together every Thursday evening for a walk and talk.
Find morehttps://www.facebook.com/PenrithMensWalkAndTalk/

Police Post Trauma Service Group

Support groups across NSW for former and current police officers and families recovering from trauma and PTSD. Helpline 7.00am - 10.00pm.
Find morehttps://pptsg.org.au/

Relationships Australia NSW

Several different group sessions, including 8-week group work for men who may have experienced difficulties in their relationships.
Find morehttps://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/support-services/men-and-relationships/

South Western Sydney Suicide Prevention Hub

Suicide prevention hubs in Bankstown, Liverpool/Fairfield, Macarthur and Southern Highlands. Focus is on the wellbeing, resilience and social connectedness of the entire community through support, services, training, aftercare.
Find morehttps://suicidepreventionsws.vpweb.com.au/

St Vinnies – Liverpool Men’s Centre

St Vinnies crisis accommodation and case management service for unaccompanied men.
Find morehttps://www.vinnies.org.au/page/Find_Help/NSW/Housing/Liverpool_Men%E2%80%99s_Centre/

Standby Support After Suicide

Support and workshops; suicide postvention program for people and communities bereaved or impacted by suicide.
Find morehttps://standbysupport.com.au/

Sydney Gay Counselling

Individual and couple counselling, sexual identity support for GBTIQ.
Find morehttps://sydneygaycounselling.com/

The Men’s Table

The Men’s Table is a safe place to share and be heard by other men. Men's tables are available across NSW or set up your own.
Find morehttps://themenstable.org/

Towards Zero initiative – Mental Health Centre, Liverpool Hospital

A safe space for men doing it tough, to connect with others who have experienced their own suicidal thoughts.
Find morehttps://www.swslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/MentalHealth/zero.html

Uniting Burnside Men and Family Relationships Cabramatta

Information and referral, casework, parenting groupwork, culturally appropriate program development, dads and kids playgroups, for fathers in families and separated fathers.
Find morehttps://www.uniting.org/services/family-services/facility/uniting-burnside-men-and-family-relationships-cabramatta

Vipers Run Club

A community of men that connect to create commuinty and mental health support through running based activity.
Find morehttps://www.vipersrunclub.com

Waves of Wellness

A mental health surf therapy charity, committed to changing lives by delivering for-purpose, innovative support programs for people experiencing mental health challenges.
Find morehttps://www.foundationwow.org/

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