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Openminds

1300 673 664

www.openminds.org.au

We support people living with mental illness, disability or acquired brain injury. With over 100 years of experience, Open Minds works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering a range of tailored options and core supports focused on the individual needs of each person. We believe that every individual deserves personalised support in the areas of mental health and disability.

Positive Life NSW

02 9206 2177 or 1800 245 677 (freecall)

www.positivelife.org.au

Positive Life NSW works to promote a positive image of people living with and affected by HIV with the aim of eliminating prejudice, isolation, stigma and discrimination. We provide information, targeted referrals and advocate to change systems and practices that discriminate against people living with HIV (PLHIV), our partners, friends, family and carers in NSW.

Mental Health Carers NSW

02 9332 0777

www.mentalhealthcarersnsw.org

Mental Health Carers NSW (MHCN) is a systemic advocacy body. As the peak body for mental health carers in NSW, MHCN represents the interests of mental health carers in NSW. MHCN regularly consults with carers across NSW to gain information on their opinions and experiences with the mental health system. MHCN uses the information gained in these consultations to provide feedback on policies and services on behalf of carers to the NSW Ministry of Health and to other government bodies.

Stride Mental Health

1300 00 1907

www.stride.com.au

Everyone has a story when it comes to mental health. As a leading mental health charity, we’re here for every chapter – helping anyone experiencing a mental health concern start their journey to recovery. Our range of mental health services offer you specialist support, practical advice and someone to talk to.

The National Centre for Suicide Prevention Training

1300 608 095

www.suicidefirstaid.org.au

The National Centre for Suicide Prevention Training is Australia’s leading non-profit body on suicide prevention training. They are passionate about saving lives through suicide first aid, and help everyday people, the community, health care professionals and organisations save lives by empowering them with the skills and tools they need to help prevent suicide.

Wellways Australia

02 6246 7100

www.wellways.org

Wellways Australia Limited is a leading not-for-profit mental health and disability support organisation with services spanning mental health, disability and community care, and reach thousands of people each year. We work with a diverse range of people living with mental health issues or various disabilities, and their families, friends and carers, to bring about positive change and build good lives in their communities. This can include creating a home, securing a job and building meaningful relationships.

Our mental health, disability and rehabilitation services bring together evidence from research with an understanding of people’s lived experience—what works for them. Our mental health workforce includes clinicians, nurses, community support workers and ‘peers’—those who have a lived experience of mental illness and recovery. Together, they create an environment that focuses on hope rather than illness.

Mission Australia

1800 269 672

www.missionaustralia.com.au

Mission Australia’s integrated nationwide services help people find safe and affordable housing, support disadvantaged children and families, empower troubled young people, assist people with mental illness and disability, and much more. Early intervention and prevention is at the heart of our work.

WentWest Limited

02 8811 7100

www.wentwest.com.au

WentWest is a PHN for western Sydney. We commission mental health services in accordance with a regional plan. A key part of the commissioning activities is service continuity, integration and consumer focus.

Survivors & Mates Support Network

1800 4 SAMSN (72676)

www.samsn.org.au

Survivors & Mates Support Network (SAMSN) is a not-for-profit organisation working to increase public awareness of the effects that childhood sexual abuse can have on men in their adult lives. SAMSN employs psychologists and social workers who have experience working with male survivors to facilitate support groups for men and their families and supporters.

Brown Nurses

02 9518 6466

www.brownnurses.org.au

We provide in-home care and support to the most disadvantaged and marginalised in the community. Many of our clients live with debilitating physical and mental illnesses or are at risk of homelessness. Being in the care of the Brown Nurses may be their last chance to live independently.

Link-Up (NSW) Aboriginal Corporation

02 9421 4700

www.linkupnsw.org.au

Link-Up (NSW) Aboriginal Corporation was founded in 1980 to assist all Aboriginal people who had been directly affected by past government policies; being separated from their families and culture through forced removal, being fostered, adopted or raised in institutions. Link-Up (NSW) supports the healing journeys of those removed; delivering professional, culturally sensitive and confidential research, reunions and Social, Emotional and Wellbeing services to those over the age of eighteen.

St Merkorious Charity

02 9799 9954

www.stmerkorious.org.au

St Merkorious Charity has a simple mission. We relieve hunger and poverty by providing access to healthy food, clothing and essential items for day-to-day living. We then provide advice and referrals to services than can help them with their long-term goals. Our vision is to tackle poverty at its root. Food insecurity is only the first step of care in our overall vision.