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You’ve decided to get help. Good on you. There’s plenty of help out there but it’s about finding the right help that suits you.

If you want to refine the list, we’ve categorised services into four areas: clinical, specialist, community-based and male-friendly. Just select the area in the left column.

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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/

Beyond Blue

Support services and helplines.
Find morehttps://www.beyondblue.org.au/

Central and Eastern Sydney PHN

Specific services guide for Central and Eastern Sydney.
Find morehttps://www.cesphn.org.au/what-we-do

Everyman

Support for men at risk of homelessness, living with mental health issues, disabilities, perpetrators or survivors of violence, ex-prisoners, socially isolated, having relationship or parenting difficulties.
Find morehttps://www.everyman.org.au/

Everymind

Suicide prevention programs - including Mindframe, Life in Mind, Refugee specific suicide prevention training, LifeSpan Newcastle, The Way Back Support Service NSW, Guiding Their Way Back Support Groups, LGBTIQ+ Champions, Words and Images.
Find morehttps://everymind.org.au/suicide-prevention

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/

HealthWise

Clinical services in Hunter New England - including the Suicide Prevention Initiative - Aftercare - with person-centred, individual psychological support and strength-based strategies. Offered in Armidale, Glen Innes, Gunnedah, Guyra, Inverell, Moree, Narrabri, Quirindi, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Uralla, Walcha.
Find morehttps://healthwisenenw.com.au/

HealthWISE

Health services for Northern NSW, including mental health, ageing, allied health and supporting GPs deliver services in the community.
Find morehttps://healthwisenenw.com.au/services/

Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds

Resources to support mental health, counselling, family support for transport & logistic workers.
Find morehttps://www.healthyheads.org.au/

Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds

The Learning Hub has tools, information, resources and training material for men who work in road transport, warehousing and logistics.
Find morehttps://www.healthyheads.org.au/learning-hub/

Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds

The Healthy Heads App provides mental health and physical wellbeing support for the Australian supply-chain workforce.
Find morehttps://www.healthyheads.org.au/app/

Hunter New England PHN

Specific services guide for Hunter New England.
Find morehttps://thephn.com.au/programs-resources

Kids Helpline

Support and counselling for young people under 25.
Find morehttps://kidshelpline.com.au/

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/

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/

Mantle Health

Our goal is to support men to be better partners, fathers, brothers, colleagues, leaders, and friends, and to improve mental health outcomes for men and those around them. We do this by removing the barriers to receiving professional and effective one-on-one psychological support through a secure and discreet video telehealth service.
Find morehttps://mantlehealth.com.au

Mensline Australia

MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men, across areas of concern to men, including mental health, family violence, relationships and addiction.
Find morehttps://mensline.org.au/

Menstuff

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

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/

Open Arms

Counselling, peer programs, workshops, group programs for navy, army, air force, personnel, veterans and families.
Find morehttps://www.openarms.gov.au/

Rural and Remote Mental Health – Deadly Thinking

Deadly Thinking is a social, emotional well-being and suicide prevention program for Aboriginal communities, facing social and emotional wellbeing issues. Workshops for individuals, communities and community leaders.
Find morehttps://www.rrmh.com.au/programs/deadly-thinking/

South Western Sydney PHN

Specific services guide for South Western Sydney.
Find morehttps://www.swsphn.com.au

The Buttery

A long-term rehabilitation program for adults addicted to drugs and/or alcohol.
Find morehttps://www.buttery.org.au/therapeutic-community/

The Glen

Support for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal men struggling with alcohol and other drug addiction.
Find morehttps://www.theglencentre.org.au/

Transhub

A digital information and resource platform for all trans and gender diverse people in NSW, our loved ones, allies and health providers.
Find morehttps://www.transhub.org.au/

Youth Insearch

Workshops for young people to take control of their lives, addressing poverty, broken and dysfunctional homes, domestic violence, sexual, physical and emotional abuse, death and grief, and other traumatic events, in order to prevent youth suicides.
Find morehttps://www.youthinsearch.org.au/you-are/im-young-person

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