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Mental Health

Local Services: 

Bendigo Community Health Services
Bendigo Community Health Services can provide generalist counselling to individuals who may be experiencing life difficulties. The service is available to those aged 12 and over. There is no cost for this service.

Bendigo Central
171 Hargreaves Street
Phone: (03) 5448 1600
Fax: (03) 5448 1699

Eaglehawk
3 Seymoure Street
Phone: (03) 5434 4300             
Fax: (03) 5434 4355

Elmore
46 Jeffrey Street
Phone: (03) 5432 6001
Fax: (03) 5432 6101

Kangaroo Flat
13 Helm Street
Phone: (03) 5430 0500  
Fax: (03) 5430 0544

CatholicCare Sandhurst
CatholicCare Sandhurst (formally Centacare) provides counselling services and programs to individuals, couples, families and groups across the Victorian Loddon Mallee and Goulbourn Murray regions. We are the official welfare agency of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Sandhurst.

CatholicCare Sandhurst
65 Baxter Street Bendigo, 3550
Phone: (03) 5438 1300
Fax: (03) 5441 7713

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
Bendigo Health CAMHS provides specialist assessment and treatment services to children and young people aged from 0 to 18 years with psychiatric illness or severe emotional and behavioral disturbance that impacts on family, social relationships and functioning in school or workplace.

John Bomford Centre
Cnr of Crook & Condon Street Strathdale, 3550
Phone: (03) 5440 6506

Connect Central Youth Services
Connect Central Youth Services (CCYS) combine a range of early intervention youth services that focus on supporting young people between 10 and 19 years of age and their families where there is a risk of family disconnection or breakdown, youth homelessness, youth offending and disengagement from education.

Connect Central Bendigo
10 Mundy Street Bendigo, 3550
Phone: (03) 54401100

Headspace
Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. We help young people who are going through a tough time.

Headspace Bendigo
192 Hargreaves Street Bendigo, 3550
Phone: (03) 5434 3939
Email: [email protected]

Mind
Mind Australia is a leading provider of community mental health services. Mind Australia’s Residential Rehabilitation Service in Bendigo offer residential environments for people aged between 16 and 24 years who have a mental health problem and need additional support. The residential experience enables people to work on their personal recovery and optimise their capacity to live independently in the community.

Mind Residential Rehabilitation Service
Solomon Street Bendigo, 3550. 
Phone: (03) 5441 6455

Psychiatric Regional Triage Service
The Psychiatric Triage Service is a telephone psychiatric crisis and referral service that acts as a single point of entry for all referrals into Loddon Campaspe Southern Mallee area. The Psychiatric Triage Service provides immediate telephone access to an experienced, highly skilled mental health clinician who can provide details on how to deal with a situation.
Psychiatric Triage Service 1300 363 788 (local call cost from anywhere in Victoria).
In an urgent situation, where there is risk to person or property, contact emergency services first by dialling 000.

St Luke's
St Luke’s offers a range of programs and services targetted towards young people in our community.

Connect Central Youth Services
10 Mundy St Bendigo 3550
Phone: (03) 5434 3922

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Young people have identified that body image is an ongoing issue. The Butterfly Foundation is a key resource for anybody wanting more information. The Butterly Foundation also provides a range of services, including a national support line and one-on-one web counselling which is free and confidential.

National support line (Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm): 1800 334 673

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