There are a range of mental health support services available locally.
Below are links to local services and national websites to help you navigate the type of help you are looking for. If the first service you try does not fit, it is a good idea to try another service.
Starting with the GP is a good idea - read more here
LocAL clinical SERVICES
recovery focused SERVICES
Recovery focused services supports people with a mental illness on their personal journey to mental well-being.
This looks different for every person. Most people who are diagnosed with a mental illness recover, however it can be difficult to predict how long that will take and what that will look like for different people.
Recovery is not the same as a cure. It means a person is able to create and live a
meaningful life with or without mental health issues.
Deniliquin has specific Mental Health recovery programs such as those delivered by Wellways and the MLHD Recovery Unit in Wagga. These programs are voluntary and come at no cost to the person.
It is important to know that lots of people are known as counsellors, so it is
important when deciding on a counsellor, to feel comfortable that they are suitably
qualified and experienced to help you with your needs. Counselling can be face to face or tele-health.
The MHTP ( Mental Health Treatment Plan) will provide a rebate for up to 10 sessions per calendar year with a Medicare Registered Provider.
Find out more on the headspace website
digital and online resources
There are many benefits to using online resources. Not only is it free and can be
accessed from the safety and comfort of a person’s home or personal space,
but it also provides access anywhere, anytime.
Many services offer access to counselling or someone to talk to, but importantly also educates and
provides reliable information. Understanding what is happening for us and what we
can do about it, can reduce fear, isolation and stigma preventing help-seeking.
These resources provide links to crisis support, interactive treatment programs,counselling support and useful APPS.
Download the EMHPRAC Guide to Digital Mental Health Resources (PDF) containing an extensive list of services
workplace injury and bullying
Workplace injury, whether through an accident or as a result of a psychological workplace injury, is very difficult to deal with and working our what to do and what to expect can be overwhelming.
A psychological workplace injury is difficult to prove and the nature of the injury will often cause symptoms such as anxiety, which can make it even more difficult to function day to day and to complete the tasks necessary with managing your claim and your injury.
A useful resource to help you navigate some of the challenges is this blog - aworkcovervictimsdiary.org