June 29, 2012

Need assistance? IWSN Help-line and Emergency Contacts

We have set up a dedicated line for anyone wanting to discuss their concerns about the proposed Bill of changes to NSW Workers Compensation or to simply talk to someone about your situation.

Please contact : (02) 9749 7566

If you are unable to get through on this phone please send an email with your name and contact details to help@injuredworkerssupport.org.au we will contact you at the first available opportunity. Thank you for your patience.

Other available services:

LIFELINE

Need help!

  • Call Lifeline’s 24hr crisis telephone line on 13 11 14
  • Online one-on-one Crisis Support Chat
  • Call 000 if life is in immediate danger

Get Help
beyondblue info line

The beyondblue info line provides information on depression, anxiety and related disorders, available treatments and referrals to relevant services. You can call the info line for the cost of a local call or send an email. If you require a translator, the info line operator will request one through the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS).

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, call through the National Relay Service:

  • TTY: Ph 133 677 and ask for 1300 22 4636.
  • Speak and Listen (SSR): Ph 1300 555 727 and ask for 1300 22 4636.
  • Internet Relay: connect to www.relayservice.com.au and ask for 1300 22 4636.

MensLine

MensLine Australia is a professional telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way.

1300 78 99 78 Available 24/7

http://www.mensline.org.au/Home.html

Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health (ACPMH)

www.acpmh.unimelb.edu.au

Information on post-traumatic mental health problems and general advice about treatment

Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467 or www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

Telephone counselling and online resources for those at risk of suicide, their carers and those bereaved by suicide

The Australian Psychological Society

www.psychology.org.au or 1800 333 497

Find a psychologist, information on psychological services and the APS

Multicultural Mental Health Australia

www.mmha.org.au

Mental health information for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

CRUfAD
www.crufad.org

Information and internet-based education and treatment programs for people with depression and anxiety

Carers Australia

1800 242 636 or www.carersaustralia.com.au

Family carer support and counselling in each state and territory

Brain Injury Australia

www.braininjuryaustralia.org.au

Information and advocacy for people with an acquired brain injury and their families

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia

www.scia.org.au

Information, support and advocacy for people with a spinal cord injury and their families

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