Resources: Carer Support

The following organisations offer support and information for carers of someone with a mental illness.

Carer Line and National Carer Counselling Program

1800 242 636 (Mon to Fri 9am-5pm)

Carers NSW Carer Support Group Database

Database of local carer support groups
1800 242 636

Family and Carer Mental Health Program

1800 242 636

Better Access to Mental Health Care

Information for consumers and carers on how to access mental health care.

Communication fact sheets

Brighter Futures
Communicate and connect fact sheet
Relationship issues fact sheet: Tips and tools on how to develop healthy partner relationships

Good Therapy Australia

A directory for anyone seeking a counsellor, psychotherapist or psychologist.

National Association for loss and grief

A leading provider of loss, grief, bereavement and trauma education and information in NSW.

Relaxation and mindfulness fact sheets

Mindfulness in Everyday Life fact sheet
Punctuating the Day with Mindfulness fact sheet
Quick relaxation techniques

Medicare rebates for mental health services provided by psychologists

Provides assistance with accessing psychologists by providing more affordable mental healthcare.

Partners in Depression

Education and support group program for people who love, live with or support someone experiencing depression.

Remind training and education

A service of the Schizophrenia Fellowship NSW to improve the lives of people living with mental illness, their families and professionals.

Working Carers Gateway

Website dedicated to help people who are juggling working and caring roles.


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