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Black Dog Institute Sydney

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Information & Referrals, Service Providers, Professional Help, All

A research, clinical, educational and community oriented facility specialising in mood disorders. It facilitates a second opinion service for people with severe and/or treatment-resistant mood disorders through a number of clinics (Depression Clinic and Bipolar Clinic–this is strictly an assessment, no treatment involved). Psychology clinic also offered for people with mood disorders (ongoing treatment). Professional education and training programs are conducted for psychiatrists, general practitioners, psychologists and other mental health practitioners. Also conducts an extensive research program and regularly recruits volunteer participants in research trials. Support groups for people with bipolar and depression, social anxiety, separation anxiety & gambling (only run when there are enough participants). REACH program (time limited psycho-education group) facilitated by volunteers. Can send speakers out to community groups and other events. Community programs include seminars, professional education, workplace training, youth programs and curriculum resource for secondary school educators.
Organisation Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Prince of Wales Hospital

Phone: 

(02) 9382 4530

Address: 

Hospital Rd, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia

Prahran Mission St Kilda Office

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Service Providers, All

Prahran Mission provides direct, personalised assistance for people whose ability to manage their daily activities and live independently is being severely impacted by mental illness including Bipolar. Have to do an intake to see if eligible. For more information go to website or call (03) 9525 5478

Fax: (03) 9534 2144
Address: Engagement Hub, 101 Carlisle Street (Corner Carlisle and Chapel Streets)

Phone: 

(03) 9525 5478

Address: 

101 Carlisle St, St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

Prahran Mission Main Office

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Service Providers, All

Prahran Mission provides direct, personalised assistance for people whose ability to manage their daily activities and live independently is being severely impacted by mental illness including Bipolar. Have to do an intake to see if eligible. For more information go to website or call (03) 9692 9500

Fax: (03) 9510 9627

Phone: 

(03) 9692 9500

Address: 

211 Chapel St, Prahran VIC 3181, Australia

Prahran Mission Cranbourne Office

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Service Providers, All

Prahran Mission provides direct, personalised assistance for people whose ability to manage their daily activities and live independently is being severely impacted by mental illness including Bipolar. Have to do an intake to see if eligible. For more information go to website or call (03) 8825 4900

Fax: (03) 5996 8065

Phone: 

(03) 8825 4900

Address: 

1 Lurline St, Cranbourne VIC 3977, Australia

Prahran Mission Armadale Office

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Service Providers, All

Prahran Mission provides direct, personalised assistance for people whose ability to manage their daily activities and live independently is being severely impacted by mental illness including Bipolar. Have to do an intake to see if eligible. For more information go to website or call (03) 9692 9400

Fax: (03) 9827 1044
Address: Rear, 86A Kooyong Road (corner Clarendon Street)

Phone: 

(03) 9692 9400

Address: 

86A Kooyong Rd, Armadale VIC 3143, Australia

Mental Illness Fellowship North QLS inc Mackay

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Information & Referrals, Service Providers, All

If you have a mental illness and need support we can help you with rehabilitation and managing your recovery. You are not alone. One in five people will experience mental illness at some point in their lives and that means many more people will be affected by it. If you are the carer of a loved one with mental illness we can help you with support services, referral and respite.

Fax: (07) 4953 0509

Phone: 

(07) 4951 2955

Address: 

1 Wood St, Mackay QLD 4740, Australia

Mental Illness Fellowship North QLD inc Cairns

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Information & Referrals, Service Providers, All

If you have a mental illness and need support we can help you with rehabilitation and managing your recovery. You are not alone. One in five people will experience mental illness at some point in their lives and that means many more people will be affected by it. If you are the carer of a loved one with mental illness we can help you with support services, referral and respite.

Address: Suite 13 Crangold Business Centre 129a Lake St
Organisation Hours: 9am-4pm Monday to Friday

Phone: 

(07) 4041 2543

Address: 

129A Lake St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

Mental Health Careers Tasmania

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Information & Referrals, Service Providers, All

We aim to improve the quality of life for the one in five Tasmanian families, friends, carers and people living with mental health issues and mental illness. Carers are people who provide unpaid physical, practical or emotional support to a family member, friends, neighbours or colleagues with mental ill health.

Phone: 

(03) 6228 7448

Address: 

1 St Johns Ave, New Town TAS 7008, Australia

Grow WA

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Service Providers, All

If you need support for your mental wellbeing, Grow can help. Our members are people just like you, who’ve learned and are learning skills to help them in their everyday lives. We encourage new members to come along and see if it’s for them. There’s no obligation to continue if you feel it’s not for you.

Organisation Hours: 8:30am-430pm Monday to Friday

Phone: 

(08) 9228 1411

Address: 

81 Angove St, North Perth WA 6006, Australia

Grow Tas

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Service Providers, All

If you need support for your mental wellbeing, Grow can help. Our members are people just like you, who’ve learned and are learning skills to help them in their everyday lives. We encourage new members to come along and see if it’s for them. There’s no obligation to continue if you feel it’s not for you.

Address: McDougall Building Ellerslie Rd
Organisation Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Phone: 

(03) 6223 6284

Address: 

Ellerslie Rd, Battery Point TAS 7004, Australia

Dept of Health and Human Services Tas

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Information & Referrals, Service Providers, All

Mental Health Services delivers care to Tasmanians with a severe mental illness through community teams and inpatient settings. Mental Health Services also work in partnership with the community sector to deliver a range of services for people experiencing mental ill health.

Phone: 

1800322388

Address: 

Tasmania, Australia

Support

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Information & Referrals, Service Providers, All

The SUPPORT Service Mission provides the basis for quality service programs to our members.

 Our goal is to provide the finest quality services with a continued commitment to promoting practices that promote recovery and respect the dignity of people with mental illness
.

The purpose of SUPPORT is to help people with mental illness toward a better way of life.
The SUPPORT goal is to help people live satisfying, hopeful, and contributing lives even within the limitations caused by mental illness.
The aim of SUPPORT is to change people’s attitudes, values, feelings, goals, skills, and roles to recover and improve well-being.

Organisation Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Phone: 

(02) 9144 1447

Address: 

164A Mona Vale Rd, St Ives NSW 2075, Australia

Carers WA

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Information & Referrals, Service Providers, All

Carers WA is the peak body that represents the needs and interests of carers in Western Australia. We work to achieve an improved quality of life for family carers in our state. Our role is to work in active partnership with carers, persons with care and support needs, health professionals, service providers, government and the wider community to achieve an improved quality of life for carers.

Organisation Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Phone: 

(08) 9228 7488

Address: 

182 Lord St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Psychology

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Information & Referrals, Professional Help, All

Find a Psychologist in your area Australia wide that can help you with diagnoses, information and referrals.

Level 13, 257 Collins St, Melbourne VIC

Phone: 

(03) 8662 3300 & 1800 333 497, Fax: (03) 9663 6177

Address: 

257 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Centre for Clinical Interventions

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Professional Help, Service Providers, Information & Referrals, All

The Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) provides a clinical service for adults with complex mental health disorders and all individuals with comprehensive multi-axial clinical assessment. CCI also provides Treatment programs, Individual therapy and Specialist Group Programs that conducts an adjunctive cognitive behavioural group intervention for people with bipolar disorder.

The focus of this treatment program is on providing individuals with information about their illness, helping them identify early warning signs that precede a mood episode, and teaching them strategies to prevent hypomanic or manic episodes and to manage depressive episodes more effectively. CCI also conducts a cognitive behavioural group intervention for people with social phobia and social anxiety disorder.

CCI also provides a Bipolar Disorder Program and support meeting for family, friends and carers of someone with bipolar disorder. The sessions are free but you will need to express interest in advance so CCI can know how many sessions to schedule.

Please note that all treatment programme participants require a referral and to have completed a clinical assessment at CCI prior to being accepted for treatment. Please see our Referral Information section for further details about the referral process. Organisation Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Phone: 

08 9227 4399, Fax: 08 9328 5911

Address: 

223 James St, Northbridge WA 6003, Australia

Whitfords Carer Support Group – Day

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Support Groups, All

Open support & information groups for carers of someone with a mental illness 2nd Thurs Monthly. RSVP (08) 9427 7100 or for more information, contact info@helpingminds.org.au. Organisation Hours: From: 10:30 am Until: 12:00 pm

Phone: 

(08) 9427 7100

Address: 

32 Endeavour Rd, Hillarys WA 6025, Australia

South Yarra Bipolar Carers Support Group

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Support Groups, All

Close family and friends (bipolar carers or caregivers) can be a primary source of support for a person with bipolar disorder. We focus on discussions on how caregivers can take care of themselves, how to deal with bipolar disorder symptoms and the personal impact it has.

Monthly meetings will be held on the Second Wednesday of each month at:
St. Martin’s Anglican Church Hall
Corner Cromwell Rd & Wilson St, South Yarra

Phone: 

N/A

Address: 

450 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia

Ryde Bipolar Disorder Support Group

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Support Groups, All

The Ryde Bipolar Support Group is a forum for people who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, as well as carers, family members and friends, to exchange information about the condition in an accepting, non-judgemental environment. The group meets on the first Sunday of every month at 2:00 to 5:00pm.

Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club

117 Ryedale Rd,

West Ryde NSW 2114

Phone: 

(02) 9879 2600

Address: 

117 Ryedale Rd, West Ryde NSW 2114, Australia

Perth Carer Support Group Evening

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Support Groups, All

A support group for carers who wish to connect with others who support someone with mental health issues, who understand the ups and downs of the carer role. This is a great option for people who would like to feel connected but do not require counselling support or would like more informal support in conjunction with counselling support. For more information email info@helpingminds.org.au or call (08) 9427 7100. Please note there is not group meeting in December. Groups meet 3rd Thurs Monthly. Organisation Hours: From: 6:00 pm Until: 7:00 pm

Phone: 

(08) 9427 7100

Address: 

Perth WA, Australia

One Wave

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Support Groups, All

OneWave is a non-profit surf community tackling funks like depression, anxiety and bipolar with a simple recipe; salt-water, surfing, good mates and Fluro Fridays. For more information visit the website or call. Varies -Early Morning Sessions at 6:30am

Phone: 

0402 933 481 or 0420 725 965

Address: 

New South Wales, Australia

Newport Bipolar Support Group

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Support Groups, All

The purpose of our support group is to provide an opportunity for people living with bipolar disorder to connect with those with similar experiences. Group members gain strength and support from each other, and learn new ways of coping through sharing feelings, knowledge, information and ideas. Speakers on topics like mental health services or health and well-being are also arranged at regular intervals. The Newport Bipolar Support Group holds fortnightly meetings at Outlets Neighbourhood House.

Support group meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month from 7:30pm to 9:00pm at:-

Outlets Neighbourhood House 43 Mason St NEWPORT

Outlets House is a short 1 minute walk from from Newport Railway Station.

There is no requirement to book, just come along and it’s free. You will be made most welcome.

Phone: 

0481 007 166

Address: 

43 Mason St, Newport VIC 3015, Australia

Mood Active

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Support Groups, All

Established in 2013, Mood Active is a small, not for profit association based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney. We provide low cost group exercise programs for people diagnosed with depression and anxiety to help them get back on their feet…

Mood Active is an exercise therapy program designed to help people suffering from mood disorders such as depression anxiety and bipolar disorder – our trainers have awareness of the typical barriers for our participants, which may include medication side-effects as well as generally low mood or physical inactivity.

Various Locations in Sydney

Phone: 

0412 190 842

Address: 

Sydney NSW, Australia

Midland Carer Support Group

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Support Groups, All

Open support & information groups for carers of someone with a mental illness 4th Thurs Monthly. RSVP (08) 9427 7100 or for more information, contact info@helpingminds.org.au.

Phone: 

(08) 9427 7100

Address: 

Midland WA 6056, Australia

Knox Bipolar Support Group

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Support Groups, All

The purpose of our support group is to provide an opportunity for people living with bipolar disorder to connect with those with similar experiences. Group members gain strength and support from each other, and learn new ways of coping through sharing feelings, knowledge, information and ideas.

Speakers on topics like mental health services or health and well-being are also arranged at regular intervals. The Knox Bipolar Support Group meets at Rowville on the third Wednesday each month from 7:30 to 9:00pm.

There is no requirement to book, just come along and it’s free. You will be made most welcome.

Phone: 

0481 007 166

Address: 

Stud Rd & Police Rd, Rowville VIC 3178, Australia

Grow Rosny Tas

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Support Groups, All

Rosny group meets every Thursday at 11:00am at Meeting Room 3, Clarence Integrated Health Centre 22-26 Bayfield Street

Phone: 

(03) 9528 2977 or 1800 558 268

Address: 

22 Bayfield St, Rosny Park TAS 7018, Australia

Grow Launceston Tas

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Support Groups, All

Launceston group meets every Wednesday at 1:00pm at Kings Meadows Community Health Centre 22 McHugh St Kings Meadows.

Phone: 

(03) 9528 2977 or 1800 558 268

Address: 

22 McHugh St, Kings Meadows TAS 7249, Australia

Grow Belconnen ACT

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Support Groups, All

Belconnen group meets every Monday 1:30pm at Meeting room 4 Belconnen Community Centre Cnr of Swanson Court and Chandler st

Phone: 

(02) 6295 7791 or 1800 558 268

Address: 

26 Chandler St, Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia

Frankston Bipolar Support Group

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Support Groups, All

The Frankston Bipolar Support Group has been meeting monthly since August 2017 at Orwil Street Community House, Frankston.

The purpose of our support group is to provide an opportunity for people living with bipolar disorder to connect diagnosed people with similar experiences. Group members gain strength and support from each other, and learn new ways of coping through sharing feelings, knowledge, information and ideas. Speakers on topics like mental health services or health and well-being are also arranged at regular intervals.

Support group meetings are held at Orwil Street Community House, 16 Orwil St, Frankston, 3199 on the FOURTH Monday of each month from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.

Phone: 

0481 007 166

Address: 

16 Orwil St, Frankston VIC 3199, Australia

Canberra Bipolar & Mood Disorder – Meetup & Connect Group

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Support Groups, All

This is a mutual support group for people who experience bipolar disorder. The purpose of the group is to provide an opportunity for people living with bipolar disorder to connect with those with similar experiences. Group members gain strength and support from each other and learn new ways of coping through sharing feelings knowledge, information and ideas. We arrange a variety social events to help do this. Casual coffee, catch ups, movie nights, nature walks, dog walks, some other low impact exercise, meditation and yoga classes. This will help us stay well and stay mindful whilst having fun. For more infomation on times and locations go to website and click join us!

Phone: 

N/A

Address: 

Canberra ACT, Australia

Box Hill Bipolar Support Group

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Support Groups, All

The Box Hill Bipolar Support Group meets monthly at the Box Hill Community Arts Centre, 470 Station Street, Box Hill at 7:30pm on the THIRD WEDNESDAY of each month.

Phone: 

N/A

Address: 

470 Station St, Box Hill VIC 3128, Australia

Berwick Bipolar Support Group

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Support Groups, All

Where: Berwick Healthcare. 76 Clyde Rd, Berwick (opposite McDonalds).

When: On the first Wednesday of each month.

Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm

There is no requirement to book, just come along and it’s free. You will be made most welcome.

Phone: 

03 9504 0033

Address: 

76 Clyde Rd, Berwick VIC 3806, Australia

Bipolar Consumer Support Group

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Support Groups, All

Bipolar consumer support group open support group for people with bipolar held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7pm-9pm for more information call the carer helpline on 1300 550 265

Level 2, 76-80 Turnham Ave, Rosanna VIC

Phone: 

1300 550 265

Address: 

76-80 Turnham Ave, Rosanna VIC 3084, Australia

Ballarat Bipolar Support Group

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Support Groups, All

The Ballarat Bipolar Support Group is a new support group which holds fortnightly meetings at the Eastwood Leisure Complex, 20 Eastwood St, Ballarat Central VIC 3350. We meet on the first and third Tuesday each month from 12:30pm to 2:00pm.

There is no requirement to book, just come along and it’s free.

The purpose of our support group is to provide an opportunity for people living with bipolar disorder to connect with diagnosed people with similar experiences. Group members gain strength and support from each other, and learn new ways of coping through sharing feelings, knowledge, information and ideas.

Phone: 

Susannah 0476 448 186

Address: 

20 Eastwood St, Ballarat Central VIC 3350, Australia

Black Dog Institute Wellbeing Group for Bipolar Disorder – Preventing Relapse

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Support Groups, All

The REACH program is a 9-week psychoeducational wellbeing group (based on the principles of responsibility, education, acceptance, connection and hope) to help participants with depression or bipolar disorder manage their illness and stay well.

Topics include:
fostering strengths
dealing with loss and grief
identifying early warning signs and triggers
wellbeing strategies
nurturing support networks
creating a unique Wellbeing Plan

These groups are offered at various locations and fees usually apply.

Phone: 

(02) 9382 2991

Address: 

Randwick NSW 2031, Australia

Prahran Mission Mt Waverley Office

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Service Providers, All

Prahran Mission provides direct, personalised assistance for people whose ability to manage their daily activities and live independently is being severely impacted by mental illness including Bipolar. Have to do an intake to see if eligible. For more information go to website or call (03) 9692 9400

Fax: (03) 9807 2101
Address: Level 1, 12 Hamilton Place

Phone: 

(03) 9692 9400

Address: 

12 Hamilton Pl, Mount Waverley VIC 3149, Australia

Prahran Mission Kew East Office

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Service Providers, All

Prahran Mission provides direct, personalised assistance for people whose ability to manage their daily activities and live independently is being severely impacted by mental illness including Bipolar. Have to do an intake to see if eligible. For more information go to website or call (03) 9692 9400

Fax: (03) 9859 8383

Phone: 

(03) 9692 9400

Address: 

142a Normanby Rd, Kew East VIC 3102, Australia

Prahran Mission Cheltenham Office

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Service Providers, All

Prahran Mission provides direct, personalised assistance for people whose ability to manage their daily activities and live independently is being severely impacted by mental illness including Bipolar. Have to do an intake to see if eligible. For more information go to website or call (03) 9692 9400

Fax: (03) 9584 1888
Address: Rear, 313 Charman Road (Corner Maude Street)

Phone: 

(03) 9692 9400

Address: 

313 Charman Rd, Cheltenham VIC 3192, Australia

Mind Australia SA

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Service Providers, All

We provide services to people seeking support for their mental health. Mind works with people aged 16 years and over whose ability to manage their daily activities and to live in the community is impacted by mental health issues. We work with people who seek our support to set goals, and develop the knowledge and skills to achieve them. Our focus is on an individual’s strengths, values and support preferences rather than their illness.

Organisation Hours: 8:30am – 5pm Monday to friday

Phone: 

1300 286 463

Address: 

19 Glynburn Rd, Glynde SA 5070, Australia

Mental Illness Fellowship North QLD inc Townsville

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Information & Referrals, Service Providers, All

If you have a mental illness and need support we can help you with rehabilitation and managing your recovery. You are not alone. One in five people will experience mental illness at some point in their lives and that means many more people will be affected by it. If you are the carer of a loved one with mental illness we can help you with support services, referral and respite.

Fax: (07) 4725 3819
Organisation Hours: 9am-4pm Monday to Friday

Phone: 

(07) 4725 3664

Address: 

159 Kings Rd, Pimlico QLD 4812, Australia