Below is a list of mental health support services, including youth mental health support, community mental health programs, mental health organisations, hospital mental health services and mental health education programs. If you cannot find local mental health support services for your area, there is a list of state and national mental health support services at the bottom of this page, including those offering counselling and referral services.

Midwest Mental Health and Community Alcohol and Drug Service

The Midwest Mental Health and Community Alcohol and Drug Service provides assessment, treatment and advice to people with moderate to severe mental health and/or drug and alcohol issues. They also support carers, other local health services and other agencies who work with people experiencing mental health and/or drug and alcohol issues in various ways such as:
 
* Needle exchanges
* Individual and group counselling
* Referrals to detox and rehabilitation services
* Drug and alcohol education and awareness programs in the community
 
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Connections Count – Mental Health in Residential Aged Care Facilities – Goldfields

Connections Count is for people living in residential aged care facilities (RACFs) in the Goldfields region who have mild to moderate symptoms of common mental illness or distress. The service will provide in-reach psychological therapy targeted at residents with a diagnosis of mental health support needs or assessed to be at risk of requiring formal mental health supports.
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Albany Chorus Kitchen

Delivery of fresh healthy meals for people living with a disability, mental health and older adults. Chorus Kitchen can provide assistance with:
 
Preparing, cooking and freezing of food in your home
Advice about nutrition, menus and special diets
Information about food handling and storage
Assistance with bulk food shopping/sharing and storage
 
On Thursdays, can join others at Chorus Kitchen for a hot meal at 122 Grey St.
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Share and Care Community Services – Mental Health Support Service

Provides non-clinical support to people with severe and/or persistent psychiatric illness to develop/maintain living and social skills.
 
This services also encourages the consumer to participate in community life and activities and decrease the burden of care for the carers. Consumers must provide a referral from the Wheatbelt Mental Health Team, GP, Psychiatrist or Psychologist.
 
This services covers the Wheatbelt.
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Integrated Primary Mental Health Care

Support for individuals with mild to moderate mental health concerns, including low intensity evidence-based interventions and psychological therapies via face-to-face and telehealth sessions. A referral from your doctor is required.
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Telehealth – Residential Aged Care Psychological Therapy

Face-to-face and telehealth support for residents of aged care facilities in the Goldfields. Qualified counsellors provide psychological therapies to residents seeking mental health support, to help develop new skills to reduce distress, improve self-esteem, confidence and improve daily functioning. Delivered via individual or group therapy sessions. A referral from your doctor is required.
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Amity Health Merreden

At Amity Health, we understand that living in country regions can make accessing allied health services and programs challenging.  In Merredin and surrounds we provide the following:
– Integrated Primary Mental Health Care Program
– Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing and Resiliency Program 
– Integrate Chronic Disease Care Program
– Healthy Country Kids
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Regional Australia Institute – Rural Health Connect

Rural Health Connect is a website and app that links people in rural Australia to psychologists via video conferencing technology. Their site allows people to conduct sessions with psychologists from the privacy of their own home with no travel or wait time and no stigma.
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South West Health – Mental Health Services

Community Mental Health Services provide services for people experiencing mental illness in the local area. The South West Mental Health Service provides a dedicated community mental health service for the South West of WA by working closely with other health services, regional hospitals, community care providers and GPs.

Clinical Programs include;

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Youth Mental Health
  • Aboriginal Mental Health
  • Adult Mental Health; and
  • Seniors Mental Health Programs.
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Youth Focus – Albany

Youth Focus provides a friendly, confidential and professional service for young people who are in need of counselling and support. Counsellors are trained professionals who work with young people specifically around issues associated with suicide, depression and self-harm. Covers Albany and the Great Southern.

 

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