Other useful information and websites

Life Line – online crisis chat

Kids help – web counselling for children and teens

eheadspace – online or phone support for young people in need

Fact sheets about mental health disorders that are easy to understand, treatments, medications, and a range of other information provided by

sane australia – Clicking will open the sane website in a new window

Hearing Voices Victoria – A great resource for voice hearers and their family. They offer training and support groups and individual counselling to voice hearers

As a carer you may be eligible for carers payment or carers allowence. Clicking here will take you to the carers page on the centrelink website in a new window.

As a carer you can access a carer card. A collaboration between the government, businesses and the community, the Carer Card Program gives recognition,understanding and support to Victorian carers. If you are not recieving a centrelink caring payment you will need a medical professional to verify you are in a caring role.

Sane forums for carers and those with lived experience. These forums provide peer support for people living with a mental illness or related mental health issues, and for family, friends and other carers.

Carers Australia

Carers Victoria

Hardship grants – if you hold a concession card and in financial hardship you can apply for a utility grant to help pay the electricity and gas bills

Eating Disorders Families Australia – Support and Information for families and carers of people experiencing eating disorders.