Additional Resources and Support 

beyond blue australia

Beyond Blue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of depression and anxiety in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma.

black dog institute

The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by mood disorders through our high quality translational research, our clinical expertise and our national education programs.

domestic violence ipswich toowoomba warwick

The Domestic Violence Action Centre (DVAC) is dedicated to work towards the abolition of all forms of violence against women and children through the provision of services.

If you or a friend are experiencing Domestic Violence, the Sexual Assault Line is here to offer telephone support and counselling to anyone – women, men and children.

Additional resources are also available via the Queensland State Government website, including support for victims of abuse, elder abuse, child abuse and more.

eheadspace

eheadspace online and telephone service supports young people and their families going through a tough time.

 

the growing space

The Growing Space has a wonderful online resource library to support people with disabilities and their families.

lifeline

Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

 

ndis service providers

If you are a person with disability and you meet the access requirements you can become a participant in the scheme. Click here to learn more about how we support the NDIS.

The NDIS is working with local communities to improve inclusion of people with disability and build awareness of disability.

Fostering innovation, research and best practice to better support people with disability. Check out the NDIS to determine your eligiblilty and access current information about the scheme.

rehability

Rehability Australia are specialists in providing client-centred care, focusing on the achievement of your goals to maximise independence and optimise quality of life. Kathy is a contractor with Rehability Australia servicing the Southern Downs to provide support coordination and social work services.

You will have peace of mind that nothing is missed and you are receiving full support in accordance with your NDIS plan. Head over to our NDIS Support page to learn more about how Southern Downs Wellbeing Support Service can help you. 

suicide callback service

The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone counselling to people 18 years and over who are suicidal; caring for someone who is suicidal; or bereaved by suicide.

If you are in an emergency situation or need immediate assistance, go to your local emergency department or call 000.

If you need to speak to someone urgently, call  Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800.