NewAccess: confidential and free mental health coaching program for people over 16 years who are stressed, feeling anxious or overwhelmed about everyday life issues, or those who have been impacted by the recent bushfires. It is available over the phone or face-to-face. Call 6333 2838
Bushfire Psychological Therapy Services: support for people whose mental health and wellbeing has been significantly impacted by the recent bushfires. Offers up to 10 free sessions with a psychologist. Please talk to your GP for a referral.
headspace: provides early intervention mental health support young people from 12 to 25 with free or low cost services. Penrith: 4720 8800 or Lithgow: 6352 7600.
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.