Resources

 


Crisis Services

Crisis Care: 9223 1111

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Mental Health Emergency Response Line (MHERL): 1300 555 788

Poisons Information Centre: 13 11 26

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467

For more mental health helplines, click here.

 

WA Community Services Directory


Useful Links

Below you can find a list of useful resources and information we have collated to assist you with questions you might have on women’s health topics.

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Publications

 


Sexual and Reproductive Health

 

Sexual Health Quarters (SHQ)

Sexual Health Quarters provides sexual and reproductive health services in Western Australia.

 

BreastScreen WA

BreastScreen WA is the national breast cancer screening program.

 

Could I Have It?

Provides information on sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses.

 

Help – I Think I’m Pregnant!

A downloadable pamphlet from Sexuakl Health Quarters (SHQ).

 

WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program

WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program provides information on cervical cancer and screening.

 

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Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Parenting

 

Australian Breastfeeding Association

ABA provides breastfeeding support.

 

Help – I Think I’m Pregnant!

A downloadable pamphlet from Sexuakl Health Quarters (SHQ).

 

Pregnancy Birth Baby

Pregnancy Birth Baby supports parents on the journey from pregnancy to preschool.

 

Raising Children

Raising Children is the Australian parenting website providing information and resources to support parents.

 

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General Health

 

Healthdirect

Safe practical health information and advice.

 

Healthy WA

Healthy WA provides information on a broad range of health conditions (physical and mental), healthy living, health treatments, and the WA Health System.

 

National Heart Foundation

Understanding your heart, healthy eating and active living.

 

Cancer Council Australia

Cancer information and support.

 

Continence Foundation of Australia

Promoting bladder and bowel health.

 

Nutrition Australia

Promoting optimal health by encouraging food variety and physical activity.

 

Eat For Health

Australian Dietary Guidelines – Advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing.

 

Quit

Resources to help quit smoking.

 

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Mental Health

We are unable to provide crisis support for clients. This includes crisis support relating to mental health, domestic violence and homelessness. Please click here for a list of support services you can contact if you are in crisis.

 

Act-Belong-Commit

A-B-C is a comprehensive health promotion campaign promoting positive mental health.

 

Beyondblue

Beyondblue is a national anxiety and depression initiative.

 

Black Dog Institute

Black Dog Institute provides information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of depression and bipolar disorder.

 

Carers WA

Carers WA provides short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers and families. 

 

Charter of Mental Health Care Principles

DVAS is a free service which helps women who have experienced, or are at risk of domestic violence access support: http://whfs.org.au

 

Connect Groups

Providing information to consumers about mental health advocacy organisations, mental health legal centres, peer support workers, consumer/carer consultants.

 

Headspace

Headspace is a national youth mental health foundation.

 

Head to Health

A national online mental health site that provides a place to access support and information before reaching a crisis and to learn more on how to maintain good mental health and wellbeing.

 

Heart Chat

Mental Health Services for Multicultural Communities.

 

Kids Helpline

A free, private and confidential telephone and online counselling service for young people aged between 5 and 25.

 

Lifeline

A 24 hour telephone crisis support line. This is a confidential service providing support to anyone in Australia who is feeling overwhelmed, having difficulty coping or thinking about suicide.

 

Mindspot

Free digital mental health service for adults troubled by anxiety, depression, stress and chronic pain. No referral required.

 

PANDA Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia’

PANDA is an Australian organisation dedicated to supporting the emotional wellbeing of women throughout pregnancy and early parenthood.

 

This Way Up

Self-paced online courses that teach clinically proven strategies to learn practical tools to take care of your mental health. Free and no referral required.

 

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Family and Domestic Violence

 

1800 Respect – Violence against women support line

A national counselling helpline and support service for information on sexual assault, family violence or violence against women.

 

Anglicare Domestic Violence Advocacy and Support Service

Provides support and advocacy to victims of family and domestic violence

 

Domestic Violence Advocacy Service (DVAS)

DVAS is a free service which helps women who have experienced, or are at risk of domestic violence access support.

 

The Domestic Violence Legal Unit

The Legal Aid Domestic Violence Legal Unit assists women who are experiencing domestic violence, advising and assisting women with restraining order matters.

 

Family Violence Service

A WA government voluntary and free service available for family violence victims who may need assistance with court support, information and referral to other services. The Family Violence Service is available at the Magistrates Court of Western Australia at Armadale, Fremantle, Joondalup, Midland, Perth and Rockingham.

 

International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies

Information regarding abuse and violence in over 110 languages. Searchable by country and language.

 

Relationships Australia WA

A leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.

 

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Health Resources in Different Languages

 

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support for anxiety, depression and suicide prevention for everyone in Australia. They have a selection of Translated mental health resources.

 

Breast Screen WA

Breast screening resources are available in multiple languages and access to an interpreter is also available.

 

Health Translations

Health Translations is a free online library of high-quality translated Australian health and wellbeing information.

 

Heart Chat

Mental health services for multicultural communities.

 

International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies

Information regarding abuse and violence in over 110 languages. Searchable by country and language.

 

Mental Health Commission WA

Brochures for alcohol and drug assistance in multiple languages.

 

The Transcultural Mental Health Centre

The Transcultural Mental Health Centre has produced a variety of resources about wellbeing and mental health in a wide range of community languages.

 

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Peak Organisations and Women’s Health Strategies

 

ANROWS

ANROWS produces evidence to support the reduction of violence against women and their children in Australia.

 

Australasian Menopause Society

Australasian Menopause Society provides information about women’s health in midlife, menopause, and healthy ageing.

 

Australian Women’s Health Network

Australian Women’s Health Network is a health promotion advocacy organisation that provides a national voice on women’s health.

 

BreastScreen Australia

BreastScreen Australia is the national breast cancer screening program.

 

Health Consumer Council

A not-for-profit body ensuring the consumer is at the heart of our state’s health care system.

 

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a women’s health organisation providing information resources for women and health professionals.

 

WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program

WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program provides information for the public and health professionals on cervical cancer and screening.

 

National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030

WA Women’s Health strategy in PDF form.

 

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Annual Reports

Copies of our recent years’ annual reports are available for download. Please contact us if you have any questions about our services or activities.

 

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