Free webinar - Reducing the risk of stillbirth
Join us for a discussion of strategies for a safer pregnancy on 27 October. Find out more.

Sup­port and Coun­selling for Health Professionals

The Bush Sup­port Line is a free and con­fi­den­tial tele­phone coun­selling ser­vice for rur­al and remote area health pro­fes­sion­als and their fam­i­lies.
Phone: 1800 805 391

Beyond Blue
Phone: 1300 22 4636

Health Direct
Hot­line: 1800 022 222

Phone: 13 11 14

Mensline Aus­tralia
Phone: 1300 78 99 78

Nurse & Mid­wife Sup­port
24/7 Sup­port for nurs­es and mid­wives is only a phone call or a click away
Phone: 1800 667 877

Sui­cide Call Back Ser­vice
Phone: 1300 659 467

Self-care for Health Professionals

Abo­rig­i­nal Health & Med­ical Research Coun­cil of NSW Self-care Toolkit

Aus­tralian Indige­nous Health­In­foNet — Tak­ing Care of Yourself

Beyond Blue — Self-care Infor­ma­tion and Resources

Well­Mob — Well­be­ing Resources for Indige­nous Peoples

Emerg­ing Minds Self-care Plan

Every­mind Self-care Resources

Life in Mind — A Guide to Self-care

Roy­al Aus­tralian Col­lege of Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­ers (RACGP) — Bush­fire infor­ma­tion for GPs

NSW Rur­al Doc­tors Net­work
#Rural­Health­To­geth­er is an ini­tia­tive of NSW Rur­al Doc­tors Net­work (RDN) to pro­vide rur­al health pro­fes­sion­als with self-care sup­port and access to men­tal health-relat­ed infor­ma­tion, both for them­selves and for their patients.

Resources and Train­ing for Rur­al Health Professionals

Aus­tralian Psy­cho­log­i­cal Soci­ety — Recov­er­ing from Bushfires

Black Dog Institute 

Beyond Blue — Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander Resources

e‑Mental Health in Prac­tice is a suite of online train­ing mod­ules, webi­na­rs and e‑resources designed to intro­duce health pro­fes­sion­als to online pro­grams and tools, and to demon­strate how e‑mental health tech­nolo­gies can be inte­grat­ed into pri­ma­ry care.

Med­cast Webi­nar — Work­ing in Bush­fire Impact­ed Com­mu­ni­ties: Tips for GPs and Allied Health Professionals

Black Dog Insti­tute Webi­nar: Expert Insights — Bush­fires, Trau­ma and Men­tal Health

Emerg­ing Minds Toolkits

Nation­al Rur­al Health Alliance — Resources for Peo­ple in Bush­fire-affect­ed Communities

Pri­ma­ry Health Net­work
Check your local PHN web­site for links to local bush­fire, drought or dis­as­ter man­age­ment services.

Phoenix Aus­tralia Cen­tre for Post­trau­mat­ic Men­tal Health
Phoenix pro­vides a range of resources, online train­ing, and treat­ment guide­lines for health prac­ti­tion­ers. You may be inter­est­ed in their bush­fire men­tal health resources.

Rur­al Adver­si­ty Men­tal Health Program