Health-related organisations, including mental health
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The Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA)
To find a clinical psychologist, you can visit the Australian Association of Australian website - Find a clinical psychologist directory.
The Australian ADHD Foundation whole heartedly commits to providing ADHD help and support to people living with or supporting someone with ADHD. At the Foundation, we work to make the lives of people with ADHD easier and simpler. Whether it's accessing much-needed support, speaking to a trusted and professional community which can provide advice or simply being a safety network.
National Support Line: 1300 39 39 19
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia's largest provider of services for people on the spectrum.
Phone: 1800 277 328
The National Depression Initiative – advice and support for people with depression and anxiety, managing a crisis, and other useful links.
Phone: 1300 224 636
Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) Formulation Tool
FND and functional neurological symptoms are surprisingly common but can be difficult for patients and health professionals to understand.
This website, written by a neurologist with a special interest in these problems, aims to give you a better understanding of these symptoms. It has no advertising and is free. I hope you find it useful.
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. Qualified counsellors at KidsHelpline are available via WebChat, phone or email any timeand for any reason.
Phone: 1800 55 1800 (for counselling)
National Eating Disorders Collaboration
find information on eating disorders for everyone, including professional resources.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a well known, well studied, mental health issue that affects millions of people across the world. It is characterised by 'obsessions'; unwanted, intrusive thoughts, and 'compulsions': actions either internal or external aimed at reducing the discomfort caused by the obsessions. Fortunately, safe and effective therapy for treating the condition exists, and can help you get control back over yourlife.
QlifeQLife provides anonymous and free LGBTIQ+ peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.
Phone: 1800 184 527
Webchat: https://qlife.org.au/resources/chat ( available between 3pm and midnight, every day around Australia).