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Crisis support with a key focus on suicide prevention in Australia (available 24/7)

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Information on depression, anxiety and how to help yourself or a friend. Telephone, online and email support available (available 24/7)

[ish_headline tag_size="h3" color="color17" icon="ish-icon-phone" icon_align="left" tag="h" tooltip_color="color1" tooltip_text_color="color3"]1300 22 4636[/ish_headline][ish_button el_text="youthbeyondblue.com" size="small" align="center" color="color17" text_color="color4" icon="ish-icon-home" icon_align="left" full_width="yes" tooltip_color="color1" tooltip_text_color="color3" url="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youthbeyondblue.com||target:%20_blank"]
[ish_headline tag_size="h4" color="color18" icon="icon-aus" icon_align="left" tag="h" tooltip_color="color1" tooltip_text_color="color3"]Suicide Call Back Service[/ish_headline]

Free nationwide professional telephone and online counselling for anyone affected by suicide, or suicidal thoughts (available 24/7)

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Offers crisis support helpline services as well as face-to-face counselling (available 24/7)

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Medical Support

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The following providers offer services specifically designed for health practitioners. If you are unable to find a service specific to your state, please contact the national services listed under Australia or New Zealand.

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Doctor’s Health Advisory Service

Telephone helplines for all states and NZ, providing personal advice to practitioners and students facing difficulties.
dhas.org.au
dhas.org.au/contact/contact-dhas-in-other-states-territories-and-new-zealand.html

 

AMA Doctors’ Health

Resources, tools and information on doctors’ health and wellbeing
ama.com.au/doctorshealth

[ish_headline tag_size=”h3″ color=”color20″ icon=”icon-nsw” icon_align=”left” tag=”h” tooltip_color=”color1″ tooltip_text_color=”color3″]New South Wales[/ish_headline]

NSW Rural Doctors Network

Provides support for the rural health workforce in NSW
T: (02) 4924 8000
nswrdn.com.au

[ish_headline tag_size=”h3″ color=”color20″ icon=”icon-sa” icon_align=”left” tag=”h” tooltip_color=”color1″ tooltip_text_color=”color3″]South Australia[/ish_headline]

Rural Doctors Workforce Australia Dr DOC (Duty of Care) Program

Supporting rural doctors to help take care of themselves, their family and colleagues.
T: (08) 8234 8277
E: drdoc@ruraldoc.com.au
ruraldoc.com.au/services/support-for-doctors/health-and-wellbeing/

[ish_headline tag_size=”h3″ color=”color20″ icon=”icon-tasmania” icon_align=”left” tag=”h” tooltip_color=”color1″ tooltip_text_color=”color3″]Tasmania[/ish_headline]

AMA Tasmania Peer Support Service

Confidential and anonymous peer support for doctors by doctors at the cost of a local call)
T: 1300 853 338 (available 8am -11pm)
amatas.com.au/peersupport/

[ish_headline tag_size=”h3″ color=”color20″ icon=”icon-victoria” icon_align=”left” tag=”h” tooltip_color=”color1″ tooltip_text_color=”color3″]Victoria[/ish_headline]

AMA Victoria Peer Support Service

Free anonymous and confidential telephone service, with the opportunity to talk and get support from other doctors
T: 1300 853 338 (8am to 10pm)
amavic.com.au/page/Member_Services/Peer-Support

 

Victorian Doctors Health Program

Confidential and non-judgemental service dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of doctors and medical students who have problems such as stress, mental health issues, substance use or other health issues.
T: 03 9495 6011
E: vdhp@vdhp.org.au
vdhp.org.au

[ish_headline tag_size=”h3″ color=”color17″ icon=”icon-newzealand” icon_align=”left” tag=”h” tooltip_color=”color1″ tooltip_text_color=”color3″]New Zealand[/ish_headline]

Doctor’s Health Advisory Service

Telephone helplines for all states and NZ, providing personal advice to practitioners and students facing difficulties.
dhas.org.au
dhas.org.au/contact/contact-dhas-in-other-states-territories-and-new-zealand.html

Medical Student Self Help Guide

http://www.medical-colleges.net/medical_student_wellbeing.htm

New Zealand Medical Association

www.nzma.org.nz

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