News
  • Federal Government Funding for mental health care in rural & regional Australia
    Funding increase for $338 million for mental health care and services for vulnerable Australians including those living in rural and regional areas was announced by the Treasurer, Scott Morrison MP.
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  • New Services for carers
    The Australian Government is investing an additional $85.6 million to roll out a range of new early-intervention services for Australia's 2.7 million carers.
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  • News from the Mental Health Association of NSW
    Latest news and programs from the Mental Health Association of NSW
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  • NSW Mental Health Commission
    Latest news from the office of the Mental Health Commission of New South Wales
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Events
  • Community Mental Health Forum - Mittagong
    BDCU Children’s Foundation is hosting a Community Mental Health Forum in conjunction with local sponsors and Batyr. Free event for all interested parents, teachers and families. Tuesday 26 June, 7pm Mittagong RSL Club
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  • Men's Health Week 2018 - Car & Bike Show
    Family Fun Day for men and their families and communities to celebrate Men's Health Week. Sunday 17 June 11am to 3pm @ the Bargo Sports Club, Bargo NSW Free entry All weather event
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  • Eclipse - Support Group for Suicide Attempt Survivors
    ECLIPSE is a support group for adults who have survived a suicide attempt, regardless of whether the attempt was recent or in the past. To join a group contact Lifeline Macarthur on 4645 7200.
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  • My Life My Dreams 2018 - Moss Vale
    Free 14 week program for women to help them to fulfill their dreams and live their lives to their full potential. Tuesdays 9:30-2:30 for 14 weeks, Starting 5 June Moss Vale
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  • Lifeline FREE training on Suicide Prevention
    Free suicide prevention courses are been offered by Lifeline Macarthur. MHFA for the Suicidal Person; SafeTALK oand ASIST workshop Find course (Lifeline Macarthur) & register at eventbrite
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  • Tuning Into Teens - Airds
    Free program for parents of teenagers aged 10-18 years t help their children understand their emotions and express them in appropriate ways. Tuesdays, 22 & 29 May, 12, 19, 26 June. 10:30-12:30pm St. Andrews Church Hall, Airds. bookings essential
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  • Lifeline Suicide Bereavement Support Groups
    Are a free & safe places for people who have lost someone close to them from suicide. Groups meet in the evening across South Western Sydney Phone: 4645 7200 for more details
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  • Assisting with Bipolar - Moss Vale
    Assisting with Bipolar is a free half-day workshop for carers, family & friends of people living with bipolar mood disorder. Tuesday, 22 May, One Door MH Office in Moss Vale 9:30-12:30pm Bookings or enquiries to 0448 029 985
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  • Building Resilience in Youth Facing Loss, Grief and Transitions - Bowral
    Free workshop for workers & community members interested in assisting youth facing difficult life circumstances including loss related to change, loss or death of someone close to them. Monday 21 May, 10-1pm Henrietta Rose Room, Bowral Library
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  • Youth Severe Mental Illness Forum - Liverpool
    The Forum will inform the sector, including stakeholders and carers, of youth mental health services available in South Western Sydney. Key Speaker will be Michael Carr-Gregg Tuesday 12 June, Mercure Liverpool
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  • Macarthur Homeless Hub - Campbelltown
    Annual free event for anyone who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless to connect with services that may help them. Friday 15 June Campbelltown Civic Hall, Queen Street No booking required
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  • Guiding the Behaviour of Young Children - Revesby
    Free information session that aims to promote positive parenting through behaviour guidance for parents, carers and grandparents with children up to the age of 5. Thursday 21 June 6:45-8:45pm Revesby Uniting Church Bookings essential.
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  • South West Sydney Recovery College
    The SWS Recovery College is offering new short courses and workshops in 2018 to mental health consumers, carers and their families. All workshops are $5 and includes morning tea & lunch. For more information contact Daniel Jopp on 0417 132 092
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  • Tackling the Challenge: Talking Local Men's Health Project - Bowral
    Men living in Wingecarribee who would like to share their story of recovery from personal distress, challenges or crisis are invited to participate in a unique project for supporting men's mental health. Contact: Brendan on 9616 4048
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  • Butterfly Empowering Women of Macarthur
    10 weekly sessions on Life skills, coaching, planning, networking and mentoring. Thursdays only 10-1pm Childcare available by bookings only. Contact Jacqueline Lobo Macarthur Diversity Services In. 4627 1188
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  • The Depression Clinic - Bowral
    The Depression Clinic is a free 10 week course that explores the psychological & social factors that contribute to depression. Suitable for adults experiencing mood disorders. From Wednesday 9 May, 12:30 - 2:30pm Registration: 4862 3595
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  • Keeping the Dilly Informed - Wollondilly residents education sessions
    Wollondilly Shire Council are hosting a free session on suicide prevention, severe mental illness & how to access free services. Wednesday, 30 May, 10-12pm, Wollondilly Shire Council.
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