The New South Wales Branch is one of eight branches of the College, formally constituted to provide professional leadership, support, and representation of mental health nurses in our region. We work in partnership with many agencies including: NSW Health, Centre for Mental Health, Chief Nurse, Nurses & Midwives Board, public sector Area Mental Health Services, Universities, TAFE, College of Nursing, Private sector hospitals, NGOs and other service providers - Supporting mental health in New South Wales.
Northern Beaches’ Mental Health Support Group is a group that provides members with practical strategies for coping with all mental health issues. Besides holding support groups and helping others the Support Group provides support for those facing difficulties. The Group aims to educate the community about mental illness, focus on primary preventative strategies, research community needs and lobbies for services, advocating for individuals and the group.
New Horizons provides support to adults with a mental illness, intellectual disability, acquired brain injury or dual diagnosis and the frail aged. Services are provided in the Sydney, Katoomba, Central Coast, Hunter, Mid North Coast and Northern Rivers areas of NSW. Our Head Office is located in North Ryde. Support Services include: l Disability Employment ' Australian Disability Enterprise l Accommodation support l HASI ' Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative l DHASI ' Developmental Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative l PHaMS ' Personal Helpers and Mentors Service l YPIRAC ' Young People in Residential Aged Care Program l Job Network l Disability Employment Network l Outreach services l Pre vocational support l Primary and secondary health care l Transition from a correctional facility l Community disability aged care l Residential aged care
Neami National is a community mental health service supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals.
We provide services in diverse communities in Western Australia, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, ranging from the inner-city and suburbs to regional and remote areas
The National Association for Loss & Grief (NSW) Incorporated (NALAG) was founded in 1977 after the Granville train disaster. The aim of NALAGis to encourage and promote professional and community education and support in the area of loss, grief and trauma. NALAG has been involved with the establishment of many of the loss and grief support groups throughout NSW and has recently developed the Blue Healers Depression, Stress & Anxiety Program.
Areas of Practice:- All aspects of Criminal Law- AVOs- Traffic Matters- Drink Driving- Assaults- Sexual Offences- Local Court- District Court- Supreme Court- High Court- Court of Criminal Appeal- Corporate Fraud- Commissions of Enquiry- Trial Advocacy- Police Integrity Commission - Independent Commission against Corruption- Crime Commission
Organisation for the community services sector in the Blue Mountains. At MCRN we offer the local community sector the following services:
- deliver news to the sector through this website, Twitter, Facebook and a weekly eBulletin.
Hold Homelessness Prevention & Early (HOPE) Intervention Interagency, Mountains Multicultural Interagency (MMI) and Mental Health & Wellbeing Interagency.
Advocacy on Equity and Social Justice Issues - working on behalf of organisations, community groups and individuals, we advocate in the wider political arena.
Representation - we represent the local community sector on various forums including Stronger Families Alliance (SFA), Community Care Forum, the Coalition Against Violence and Abuse (CAVA), and the Neighbourhood Centre Manager’s group.
Support and Training - we also offer a variety of support services and training to our Members.
Auspicing of Unfunded Groups - support unfunded and/or unincorporated community groups and social justice campaigns.
Support for Diversty - actively support community development initiatives that celebrate diversity within our community.
Established nearly 40 years ago, Mind Australia is a leading non-government provider of mental health and psychosocial disability support services with over 60 service sites throughout Australia.We have a range of services, both residential and out in the community, allowing us to respond to the variety of people's support needs. These include:
helplines that provide information, guidance and referrals
outreach support services that provide 1-to-1 practical help and motivational support
care coordination for those who need a lot of different health and social services
residential programs that provide a safe, supportive environment in which to work more intensively on recovery (both youth and adult-oriented services)
psychological counselling and therapy
group activities that offer social connection and mutual support
courses and workshops for skill building and helping people learn how to manage their health and wellbeing
online forums where peers can share their insights and support each other, and
support for families and carers so they can have some respite from the demands of caring.