Mental Health

Griffith Mental Health Services and Information Map  Click purple to download PDF

Griffith Community Health Generalist Counselling Service - (02) 5908 4146

Headspace Griffith - (02) 6962 3277 - www.headspace.org.au/griffith
Mental health and wellbeing - Headspace can help if you’re experiencing significant changes in thoughts, feelings and/or behaviour, if you’re being bullied, hurt or harassed or just not feeling yourself. General health - Headspace has youth friendly general practitioners (GPs) and health nurses who can help with any physical health issues. A GP can also help you with issues related to contraception, sexual health, drug or alcohol use, relationship problems or
feeling down or upset. Alcohol and other drug services - If drugs and alcohol are starting to affect things that matter to you, like your mental health, wellbeing or friendships, headspace can help. Work, school and study - headspace work and study specialists can help you if you’re struggling at school, unsure what course you want to do, need a hand writing a resume, or if you are searching for a job.
Located at: 1/26 Ulong St Griffith NSW 2680 Email: headspacegriffith@mphn.org.au

Centacare - Personal Helpers and Mentors Program [PHAMS] - (02) 6964 1447 - www.centacareswnsw.org.au
Are you aged 16 or over?  Have symptoms of a mental illness?  Want help reconnecting with your community?  Need help developing goals and achieving them?  Want to learn how to better manage tasks?  Need help connecting to other services?  Want someone to talk to when things aren't going well?  Need help accessing appropriate clinical support?  Want to work with people that respect and value you?  If you answered YES to any of these questions and you would like some help, please contact the Personal Helpers and Mentors Program at Centacare: 140 Yambil Street Griffith NSW 2680  Tel: 02 6964 1447 Fax: 02 6964 5515  The PHAMS Program is an Australian Government initiative.  Centacare Services Offered: Parent support programs • Mental illness support • Personal Helpers & Mentors Service • Catholic School Student Counselling • Partners in Recovery worker.

NewAccess - (02) 6923 3195 - www.intereach.com.au/service/new-access
NewAccess is a free program developed by beyondblue and established in partnership with the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) which aims to assist individuals experiencing mild to moderate anxiety, depression and life stresses. Our program is available to individuals aged 16 years and older who live in the Murrumbidgee and Riverina. Participants do not require GP referrals or Mental Health Treatment Plans, and they do not have to be Australian citizens. The Intereach NewAccess Coaches are trained to provide Low Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and are committed to assisting people throughout the region. Our coaches are located in Griffith, Wagga Wagga and Deniliquin; but can assist individuals throughout the region via the use of telephone sessions. To find out more about the program, visit www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/newaccess.

One Door Mental Health Carer Services - (02) 6962 3099 - www.onedoor.org.au/services/carer-services
When you’re looking after a family member who is living with a mental illness, it can take its toll on your own health, wellbeing and life goals. Ensuring that you get the support and respite you need so you can be the best version of yourself for your loved one is paramount; so who cares for the carers? One Door has a range of services on offer for the families of people with mental illness. From respite through to advocacy and education. Just because your loved one is living with a mental illness does not mean you can’t achieve your goals. We’re here to support you too. Located at 80 Benerembah St, Griffith. Carer Advocate supports the Carers of people with all types of mental illnesses. 

Griffith Counselling Centre - Mobile: 0408 257 888 - www.griffithcounselling.com.au
Griffith Counselling Centre is owned and operated by Janelle White BA/BSW AMHSW, a nationally Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with over 10 years experience in mental health, sexual assault and domestic violence counselling. A range of fee paying and free counselling options are available with Medicare rebates, WorkCover, Employee Assistance Programs, and Victims of Crime specialist counselling. Located at 46a Hyandra St, Griffith.

GROW NSW - Mobile: 0497 799 020 - www.grow.org.au
Grow is a national organisation that provides a peer supported program for growth and personal development for people with a mental illness and those experiencing difficulty in coping with life’s challenges.  Grow groups offer the opportunity for people to share challenges and solutions for recovery in a supportive and structured way.  Meetings are held weekly.  Group members use Grow’s 12 Step Program as a means of change and personal growth.  Grow is free to join and you don’t need a referral or diagnosis.  You are very welcome to just come along and join in. Grow meets every Tuesday at 6.30pm at the 'Cubby House', behind the Griffith Neighbourhood House, 80 Benerembah St, Griffith.

Kathryn Munro Psychology - Mobile: 0428 512 164 - www.kathrynmunropsychology.com.au
Registered Psychologist Counselling and Psychological Intervention Services for Adults, Adolescents and Children.  Medicare Rebates available with GP referral.  Fees apply, however options available for Veterans, Victims of Crime, WorkCover and through Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS). Located at ARMS - 20 Noorebar Ave Griffith NSW 2680. 

My Mind Matters - Lynda Lane - Mobile: 0476 003 603 - www.mymindmatters.com.au
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - The first 100% Bulk Billing Private Practice Mental Health Social Work Counselling Service in Griffith NSW. GP referral required. 
Located at the Griffith Community Centre - 80 Benerembah St Griffith NSW 2680. Postal Address: PO Box 2882 East Griffith NSW 2680. Email: lynda.lane@mymindmatters.com.au

Wellways - 1300 111 400 - www.wellways.org
Based on the principles of recovery, we work with people towards developing hope, skills and confidence to independently manage their mental health and recovery. Enhanced Adult Community Living Support Service (EACLSS) will provide support for people experiencing severe and enduring mental illness. We will work together in partnership with clinical, community mental health and regional supports to provide a wide range of supports so people we work with can achieve independent living in the community and meaningful long term illness self-management. Located at 2/180 Yambil St, Griffith.

Sonia Bulzomi - Psychologist - Mobile: 0478 639 327 
Psychologist working in private practice with over 10 years experience providing interventions to people accessing mental health services, specialising in Child and Adolescent Mental Health.  Appointments available for psychological services for adolescents (12 years and over) and adults.  Service is provided from Level 1, 84 Yambil St (entry off Kooyoo St) Griffith NSW 2680.  Sonia Bulzomi BSc(Psych), GradDipAppPsych, AssocMAPS  Postal Address: PO Box 249 Griffith NSW 2680 Mobile: 0478 639 327 Email: soniab_psychologist@iinet.net.au

Community Mental Health Drug & Alcohol Service - (02) 6961 0100
Located at 175 Yambil St, Griffith. Provides services and information to the community relating to Mental health • Sexual Assault Service • Drug and Alcohol Counselling.  Consumer Advocate - Karen Snaidero

ROAR - Reach out and Relax - Intereach Family Mental Health Support Service - for under 18s - 1300 488 226 - www.intereach.com.au
Are you a young person and you're finding things a bit tough? Are you worried about your child or teenager's mental wellbeing and resilience? The Intereach ROAR program works with children, young people and their families in their home or community to improve their emotional health and wellbeing. Brochure - ROAR: Reach out and Relax

ROAR Humanitarian Program - 1300 488 226 - www.intereach.com.au
ROAR Humanitarian program is a free service where it aims to improve the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people from refugee backgrounds.It provides early intervention support to people up to the age of 18, who may be showing early signs of, or are at risk of developing a mental health issue. We aim to include family members to help support the young person.

Mighty Minds - Emotional Wellbeing Program for Children - via Janelle White for under 12s - (02) 964 3610 or 0408 257 888 
The Mighty Minds Programs provides children under 12 and their parents with access to evidence based short term focussed psychological strategies.  The program is aimed towards children who have or are at risk of developing mental, emotional or behavioural disorders.  The child does not need to have a formal diagnosis.  Mighty Minds also works with the family and/or caregivers to assist them in providing better support to the child. Anyone can refer a child to Mighty Minds and the service is entirely free.  Located at Griffith Counselling Centre: 46a Hyandra St, Griffith. Provided by Janelle White for children under 12 years. Fact Sheet - Mighty Minds Griffith

Partners in Recovery via Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network - (02) 6923 3193
Supports people with severe and persistent mental illness with complex needs and their carers and families.
Co-Located within Centacare office: 140 Yambil Street, Griffith - and - Linking Communities office: 177 Yambil Street, Griffith

Flourish Australia - 1300 779 270 - www.flourishaustralia.org.au
Flourish Australia helps people get back on track and reconnect with the community to live a contributing life.  Located at 5/26 Ulong St, Griffith NSW 2680