The following websites may be useful for further information about mental health.
NSW Transcultural Mental Health Centre
Downloadable resources about health related topics available in a range of languages.
Provides free resources for people who experience depression and anxiety as well as their partners, family and friends or health professionals who work in mental health. The website has a directory designed to help people find health professionals in their local area who can help to diagnose, treat and manage depression and/or anxiety.
Phone: 1300 22 4636
Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI)
Provides information to help support children whose parents have a mental illness. Information and resources available for ‘parents and families, kids and teens/young adults and health professionals.
Being | Mental Health and Wellbeing
Statewide, non-government peak body that represents people who use mental health services (mental health consumers) to all levels of the NSW Government. Sign up to their fortnightly e-news which contains information about current happenings that relate to consumers both at Being and around the state.
Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW
Provides information, education, advocacy and support for people with mental illness and their families and carers. Contact for details of the support group that meets monthly on the Central Coast.
Phone: (02) 9879 2600
Grow is a national organisation that provides a peer supported 12-step program for growth and personal development to people with a mental illness and those people experiencing difficulty in coping with life’s challenges. Contact for details of local support groups that meet on the Central Coast.
Phone: 1800 558 268
Provides access to information about mental health care, services, online programs and resources.