The NSW Government is deploying teams
of mental health
clinicians to support
people suffering from the bushfire crisis to help rebuild their lives.
Minister for Mental Health
Bronnie Taylor said specialist Bushfire
Recovery Clinicians will work
right across NSW to support
individuals, carers and families.
delivering mental health support where and when it is needed most and we will
be there for as long as it takes to help people recover from the devastating
bushfires,” Mrs Taylor said.
“We want to
ensure people in bushfire-affected communities can access appropriate and
timely services to help with their mental health and wellbeing.
“I urge anyone
suffering as a result of the bushfires to reach out to the clinicians on the
ground for support.”
are easily identified by their NSW Health fluorescent vests and add to the
Disaster Welfare Services already being provided at Evacuation Centres
throughout bushfire-affected areas.
The clinicians will help build
community resilience and focus on vulnerable people.
Welfare Assistance Line is also staffed with counselling support
and can be accessed by phone
on 1800 018 444.
More help can
be accessed via:
NSW Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511
Lifeline on 131114
Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636
Mensline on 1300 789 978 or
Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800