Local Health Services
Bushfire Psychological Therapy Services: Do you get butterflies in your stomach wehn you think about summer? Do you feel restless, irritable or tense and you're not sure why? Are you having trouble falling or staying asleep? If you were affected by the 2019/20 bushfires, you might benefit from talking to someone who can help. Up to 10 free sessions with a professional are available. Contact your GP for more information on how to access this service.
headspace: The headspace Bushfire Recovery Service provides coordinated and early intervention services to young people in the Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury areas who are aged 12 to 25 and have been affected by the 19/20 'Black Summer' bushfires.
The service is an outreach service, servicing the entire Blue Mountains from Lapstone to Mt Irvine (including Lithgow) from headspace Katoomba, as well as the entire Hawkesbury area from headspace Penrith.
SOS: for people 14 years or older at low to moderate risk of suicide or self-harm. Provides unlimited free sessions with a psychologist for up to 2 months. Please talk to your GP for a referral.
Mental Health Help website: an online directory of local mental health services and supports.