COVID-19 Mental Health Support


If you or someone you know is feeling anxious about COVID-19 (coronavirus) or struggling to cope - you can access mental health support. 

Please note: this page provides information about mental health support and resources. You can find information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) here.

Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service
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Get mental health information & resources
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Need to speak to someone? 

There are helplines you can call if you need support. Is it an emergency? If you or someone you know if at immediate risk of harm - call 000.

Mental Health Helplines phone PHN blue icon - available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

  • Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service 1800 512 348
  • Mental Health Line  1800 011 511
  • Lifeline  13 11 14
  • Suicide Call Back Service  1300 659 467
  • Kids Helpline  1800 55 1800
  • MensLine Australia  1300 78 99 78

     

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Access local mental health services

It is important to seek support if you are feeling overwhelmed. You can seek support by:

Speech bubble icon black  Speaking with friends or family to let them know how you feel can help (they may also appreciate talking to you about how they feel!)

tablet martphone computer icon black  Using digital mental health services that you can access online or over the phone

Stehoscope icon black  Connecting with a health professional such as your GP, a psychologist, or other mental health professional.


What free services are available?

We (South Western Sydney PHN) fund a range of local mental health services to support people in our region, including NewAccess. Our mental health services are still open and available at this time, as many services use phone or video call.  All our services are free for people using them. Some services may require a referral from a GP.

If you need a GP referral, you can arrange to speak to your GP using telehealth (phone or video call appointment).
You can also get more information by calling our Mental Health Central Intake team on 1300 797 746.

Go to our free MH services

In the video below, Erin shares her mental health journey and the way the You in Mind service has supported her.




Checking in with others - #InThisTogether

If you’re feeling well and able to support someone, practically or emotionally, R U Ok's 'Connection Cards' can let someone know you’re there to help now and for as long as they need.
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We encourage you to check in with yourself and others during this challenging time, and seek support when you need it. 

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It's ok not to feel ok. Get tips on seeking support. #InThisTogether

 

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