Darwin and Outer Regions


EASA  Darwin
Phone: 1800 193 123 (toll free)
Website: http://www.easa.org.au/


EASA offers an integrated package of psychological and organisational development services to organisations across the Northern Territory. Since 1982, EASA has grown to deliver over 230 Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) across Northern Australia.


 

East Arnhem Mental Health (NT PHN)
Phone: 8987 0414
Website: https://www.ntphn.org.au/mental-health


Northern Territory PHN is a not-for-profit organisation fully funded by the Australian Government to work closely with the primary health sector to develop better coordination, support the health workforce and introduce new health programs and services.


 

Headspace
Phone: 8985 0000 / 0448 883 808
Website: https://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/darwin/

Headspace Darwin is a no cost and confidential service that can help eligible young people aged 12 to 25 with their mental health and wellbeing. headspace Darwin provides assistance in 4 key areas: Mental Health, Physical and Sexual Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) and Vocational Support.


 

Headspace for Schools
Phone: 0447 926 799
Website:https://headspace.org.au/schools/headspace-in-schools/ 

Headspace Schools is a national workforce that supports, engages, and partners with education and health sectors across Australia, to build the mental health literacy and capacity of workforces.


 

Helping Minds
Phone: 8963 5639
Website: https://helpingminds.org.au/darwin-office/

Helping Minds provides a variety of mental health carer support services, including:
•    Services for adults and families 
•    Services for young people 
•    Services for schools and the community
•    NDIS services


 

Men's Shed ~ Darwin
Phone: 0447 019 589
Website: https://www.facebook.com/DarwinMensShedNT/

Men’s Sheds are a community workshop area for men to gather, develop skills, and undertake different activities. Essentially Men’s Sheds are about increasing the well-being of men by fostering social connectedness and increasing self-esteem. A number of different projects and social enterprises can operate out of a Men’s Shed. Membership is by application and payment of a small annual fee.


 

Men's Shed ~ Palmerston
Phone: 8932 1466 / 0498 332 051
Website:https://www.cotant.org.au/event/palmerston-mens-shed

Men’s Sheds are a community workshop area for men to gather, develop skills, and undertake different activities. Essentially Men’s Sheds are about increasing the well-being of men by fostering social connectedness and increasing self-esteem. A number of different projects and social enterprises can operate out of a Men’s Shed. Membership is by application and payment of a small annual fee.


 

StandBy NT
Phone: 0418 575 680 (24HR)
Website: http://thirrili.com.au/standby

•    Provides face to face and telephone support to all people living in the NT
•    Understands and responds to peoples’ needs
•    Provides locally tailored community awareness and training workshops
•    Provides information and referrals, support services and resources in your region.
Across the Northern Territory StandBy NT works collaboratively with the National Indigenous Postvention Service to provide timely and appropriate support.


 

The Way Back Program NT
Phone: 8943 9600
Website:https://www.teamhealth.asn.au/services/the-way-back-program

Funded by NT Health, NT Primary Health Network and Beyond Blue for its third iteration, TEAMHealth has been delivering The Way Back, since May 2020. 
We are a not for profit organisation that has delivered wide ranging support for people dealing with mental health concerns or mental illness for over 30 years.


 

Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia
Phone: 8948 1051
Website:  www.mifant.org.au

Mental Illness fellowship of Australia (NT) (MIFANT) is a not for profit charitable organisation that has been operating in the NT for over 30 years. With services in Darwin, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs. MIFANT provides recovery based support to people with a mental illness, their families and carers and also early intervention to children and young people at risk of developing a mental illness.

MIFANT also provides a range of NDIS services for people with a mental illness including Recovery Coach, Support Coordination, Social and Community Participation and Community Access. As a not for profit organisation, all NDIS funds go back to providing quality supports.

MIFANT is the NT members for National Organisations Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia and Mental Health Carers Australia. Both organisations provide a national advocacy platform for the NT to be represented on issues affecting the whole of the mental health sector.

 


 

 

Charles Darwin University
Phone: 8946 6288 or 1300 933 393 (outside office hrs for crisis support)
Website: www.cdu.edu.au/equity-services/counselling

Provides counselling for students attending CDU.


 

TopEnd Association for Mental Health (TEAMHealth)
Phone: 8943 9600 (Darwin) or 1300 780 081 (STD)
Website:  www.teamhealth.asn.au

Provides services for people who have a mental illness, including information, referral, practical support, and life-skills rehabilitation


 

Relationships Australia
Phone: 1800 650 276  (Darwin)
Website: https://nt.relationships.org.au/ 

We offer a broad range of services to individuals, families, and communities throughout the Northern Territory. Core services such as counselling and family dispute resolution (as well as associated early intervention and post-separation services) are funded by the Northern Territory and Commonwealth Governments.


 

Thirrili
Phone: 8578 1410
Website: https://thirrili.com.au/

Thirrili is a Bunuba word which means power and strength and is a not-for-profit organisation that addresses Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide prevention and postvention.
Since establishment in early 2017, Thirrili has taken on the role of being the national provider of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific postvention support and assistance. The service now provides StandBy NT - Support after suicide.


Mission Australia NT Office
Phone: (08) 8935 0900

Website:https://www.missionaustralia.com.au/contact-us/nt 

Our integrated services across Australia help people find safe and affordable housing, support disadvantaged children and families, empower troubled young people, assist people with mental illness and disability, and much more.


Darwin Head to Health

Phone: (08) 8914 6600

Website: www.neaminational.org.au/find-services/darwin-head-to-health/

A place to Rest, Yarn and Heal

Darwin Head to Health is a free service offering caring, friendly and helpful mental health and wellbeing support in a calm, safe, and welcoming environment.

A new way to access support

Darwin Head to Heath is for adults who:

  • are experiencing distress, feeling overwhelmed or are worried about themselves

  • do not need urgent medical attention

  • are willing to come to Darwin Head to Health.

We also offer support for carers and families of people experiencing distress.

We’re here to help you through times of distress

If you feel sad, things are building up or worried about yourself or someone you love, Darwin Head to Health is there when you need support.

Our team will work with you to understand what will help right now, and then if needed, the right support for later.

Using a combination of lived experience and on-site clinical support, we provide:

  • immediate help to reduce distress

  • support to improve your wellbeing

  • help to navigate ongoing support.

 


 

 

Katherine

Katherine Mental Health
Phone: 8973 8724 BH / 1800 682 228 AH
Website:https://www.visitkatherine.com.au/mental-health-service

Our aim is to provide assessment, treatment and case management to individuals living with a severe mental illness, to promote mental health in Katherine and the communities of the Katherine region, and provide on-going education and support to carers, other agencies, and the community as a whole.


 

Relationships Australia
Phone: 1800 650 276  (Katherine)
Website: https://nt.relationships.org.au/ 

We offer a broad range of services to individuals, families, and communities throughout the Northern Territory. Core services such as counselling and family dispute resolution (as well as associated early intervention and post-separation services) are funded by the Northern Territory and Commonwealth Governments.


Mission Australia ~ Suicide Prevention Program ~ Katherine
Phone: (08)8971 3078

Website:https://www.missionaustralia.com.au/servicedirectory/193-mental-health-recovery/suicide-prevention-program1

Develops, promotes and delivers suicide prevention activities and builds community awareness and
capacity to respond to suicide and other related issues. The program aims to improve outcomes for people at risk of suicide across Katherine, Mataranka, Binjari, Lajamanu, Barunga, Beswick, Manyallaluk, Minyerri, Kalkarindji, and Jilkminggan.


 

Alice Springs

Mental Health Association of Central Australia (MHACA)
Phone: 8950 4600 (Alice Springs)
Website: https://mhaca.org.au/

MHACA is a leading Northern Territory community managed organisation offering psychosocial support services, NDIS services, suicide prevention programs and health promotion initiatives aimed at enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of people living in Central Australia.


 

Relationships Australia
Phone: 8950 4100 (Alice Springs)
Website: https://nt.relationships.org.au/ 

We offer a broad range of services to individuals, families, and communities throughout the Northern Territory. Core services such as counselling and family dispute resolution (as well as associated early intervention and post-separation services) are funded by the Northern Territory and Commonwealth Governments.


 

Lifeline Central Australia ~ Alice Springs
Phone: 8953 1250
Website: https://centralaustralia.lifeline.org.au/ 

Welcome to Lifeline Central Australia. Our primary focus is on community education and training , particularly in the area of suicide awareness and prevention.


ALICE SPRINGS AND BARKLY 
Central Australia Aboriginal Congress (CAAC) - Social and Emotional Wellbeing Service
Phone: 1800 142 900
Website: https://www.caac.org.au/client-services/social-emotional-wellbeing-service

Provides Aboriginal people and their families including children and adolescents with holistic and culturally appropriate primary health care for social and cultural well being, mental health and community connectedness.


 

Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia
Phone: 8953 1467 (Alice Springs) 8962 1931 (Tennant Creek)
Website:  www.mifant.org.au

Supporting you to get the best out of your daily life and to help you manage your recovery.


HeadSpace ~ Alice Springs
Phone: (08) 8958 4544
Website: https://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/alice-springs/

Headspace Alice Springs provides FREE and CONFIDENTIAL services to young people 12-25 years old, for mental health, alcohol and other drugs counselling and a Doctors clinic for physical and sexual health.


Barkly Mental Health Services (CAHS)
Phone: (08) 8962 4300
Website:www.alicesprings.familylaw.org.au/service-directory/mh-cahs-barkly-mental-health-team/

The Barkly Mental Health Team provides services in Tennant Creek and the Barkly region.  It is the Team’s priority to support people who need assistance with mental health issues.  The Team focuses on supporting adults (over 18 years) with a mental health issue.