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Whether you are a person with mental illness, a carer or family member MIFWA can direct you to the best place to find the help you need.
MIFWA's Telephone Information and Referral Service
This service is free and confidential and any personal information you give us will not be used for any other purpose or passed to any other organisation. Please note that we do not have doctors who provide medical or clinical advice to individuals.
For details of our many support services, including rehabilitation, recreation, family and carer support programs please visit our MIFWA Services page.
If you need urgent medical attention contact your local GP or call the:
Mental Health Emergency Response Line (MHERL):
1300 555 788 (all hours);
1800 676 822 (Peel region only).
If you urgently need to speak to someone outside business hours call:
Lifeline 13 11 14 (local call)
Kids Help Line 1800 55 1800 (free call)
Mensline Australia 1300 78 99 78
These crisis helplines provide 24-hours, seven days a week counselling.
Mental Health websites
Youth Mental Health
General Practitioners - Bulk Billing
Doc Finder allows you to locate General Practitioners who Bulk Bill.
Savings for Concession Card Holders
ConcessionsWA is an easy-to-use online resource where you can search by category, concession card type to find details on more than a 100 rebates.
Mindhealthconnect - Online therapy services and crisis support services as well as information on high prevalence conditions such as Depression and Anxiety.
MyCompass -The Black Dog Institute has launched an online mental health tool designed to support people living with mental health issues such as Anxiety and Depression.
Comprehensive, evidence-based information about Depression and its treatment (including medical, psychological and alternative therapies).
Online support group for people affected by Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Anxiety Disorders.
A popular interactive program that teaches cognitive-behaviour therapy skills for preventing and coping with Depression.
E-hub’s latest interactive self-help program includes modules for Social Anxiety, Generalised Anxiety and Depression.
Provides consumers and professionals with information about e-health online applications for mental health and physical health disorders.
The Repository of Recovery Resources is a web-based repository of recovery information intended as resource for the mental health industry and people with mental illness. Please click here for more information on the Repository Recovery Resource, .
Office of Multicultural Interests website
The Office of Multicultural Interests’ website, is a user-friendly resource that offers you a comprehensive range of information related to the Citizenship and Multicultural Interests and cultural diversity in Western Australia.
Support for people with Hearing Impairments
The WA Deaf Society is a non-profit organisation established in 1921 to provides services to Deaf and hard of hearing people in Western Australia.