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Information for Family and Carers

As a carer, your health and wellbeing is equally as important as that of the person for whom you are caring. The following websites may be helpful in providing information about respite care available, support groups, education and information about mental…

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Social and Recreational Programs

Yakkalla (Bateau Bay) / The Trust - Beyond the Stigma (Narara) These Central Coast ARAFMI support programs welcome adults who have a lived-experience of mental illness or trauma. The participate-led programs create meaningful and inclusive lives through providing education, social,…

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Useful links – Mental Health

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.  NSW Transcultural Mental Health Centre Beyond Blue Provides free resources for people…

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Help and Support Lines

If you or someone you know needs an emergency response or urgent medical attention call triple zero (000) or go to the closest emergency department. Lifeline Anyone experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can contact Lifeline. Available 24/7 Phone: 13 11 14…

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Other Services and Supports

Family visiting room The family visiting room is a private space that was specially designed to be used by families, carers and friends who are visiting patients in the Gosford Mental Health Centre at Gosford Hospital.  The family visiting room…

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Adult Mental Health

Adult Mental Health provides a service for people aged over the age of 18 years experiencing moderate to severe mental health problems. These services can be provided in the community and in hospital. In the community There are a number of…

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Children and Young People’s Mental Health

Children & young peoples mental health provides a range of clinical and non-clinical services in both the community and in hospital. Services are available 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday and include: Prevention & early intervention COPMI (Children of Parents with a Mental…

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Mental Health Centres

Important notice: we have implemented changes at our hospitals and healthcare facilities in response to COVID-19. For the latest information and advice for patients and visitors visit:  COVID-19 advice Mental health centres - Gosford and Wyong Inpatient units are located…

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After the Birth

Throughout your pregnancy a midwife will support you in preparing to go home with your baby. Evidence shows that it is the best for mother and baby to return home as soon as possible after birth. If you are both…

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During Labour

Deciding when to come to hospital may not be easy. Assistance is always available. Do not hesitate to phone day or night. For women birthing at Gosford, call Gosford Birthing Unit on 02 4320 3440. Women in Midwifery Group Practice models…

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