SUPPORT FOR
YOUNG PEOPLE

There are a number of specialist services to help young people to improve their mental health.

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

For urgent support click here

LocAL SERVICES

Specialist Clinical Support

Cressy Street Centre provides a range of specialist clinical support for all ages 

 

Links

My Step to Mental Wellbeing

MyStep to Mental Wellbeing provides access to free and effective psychological services for people all ages living in the Murrumbidgee region. This is currently being delivered by Cressy Street Centre.

Links 

Reach Out ad Relax (ROAR)

ROAR supports children and young people aged up to 18 years and their family if they are showing early signs of, or are at risk of developing a mental health issue. It is free and confidential.

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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

Youth Beyond Blue

We all have good days and bad days. However, if you’re feeling sad, down or anxious and these feelings have started to affect what you would normally enjoy or do, then it’s important to find out what’s going on and what you can do about it.

 

Links

headspace

headsace provides tailored and holistic mental health support to 12 - 25 year olds. With a focus on early intervention, we work with young people to provide support at a crucial time in their lives – to help get them back on track and strengthen their ability to manage their mental health in the future.

 

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Kids Helpline

A fantastic resource for young people of all ages as well as parents and carers. Find information on topics such as bullying, feeling lonely, relationships. parties and much more  

 

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Reach out

ReachOut is Australia’s leading online mental health organisation for young people and their parents. Their practical support, tools and tips help young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough times.

Links

private practitioners

Minding Minds

Lourene Liebenberg is a Mental Health Occupational Therapist who works mainly with adults but will see children and adolescents. She is a registered Medicare provider, and can assist families with NDIS funding.

Links

Deniliquin Occupational Therapy Services

Sue Martin is a Medicare registered Occupational Therapist who works with children and their families. She is also able to assist with children, adolescents and their families who have NDIS funding.

 

Links

  • You can make an appointment by calling Sue on 0427 876 841

Susie Crawford

Visiting psychologist who sees adults, children, adolescents, and couples, NDIS, TAC and Workcover (NSW and Vic) clients. 

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Therapy Connect

Private provider of allied health services “online” via telehealth. They offer flexible, person-centred support to children, youth and adults with disability and/or challenging behaviours.

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Mark Johnston

Mark Johnston is an Occupational Therapist who works with Adults and Adolescent males. He is registered with Medicare, NDIA and DVA.

 

Links

  • You can make an appointment by calling Mark on 0407 967 224 and to discuss his fee options.

Practitioners and Clinics outside of Deniliquin

© 2020 Deniliquin Mental Health Awareness Group

If you or someone you know has concerns about their mental health, please see the GP or navigate these pages for help. 

If you or someone you know is feeling mentally distressed or suicidal please call Accessline 1800 800 944 or present to the nearest ED department and they will help you access Mental Health Emergency Services.  

If a life is in danger, please CALL 000 straight away.