Beyond Blue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia. beyondblue is a bipartisan initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments with a key goal of raising community awareness about depression and reducing stigma associated with the illness.
Boys Forward – Our boys need help in this rapidly changing world to step forward into frontline positions and not remain as background workers.
DVconnect Mensline is a free, confidential telephone counselling referral and support service for men. It is a Queensland wide service that operates between the hours of 10am 6pm, Mondays to Fridays. Mensline offers professional counselling and information, and acts as a strategic point of referral for Queensland men around issues of: domestic and family violence, relationship problems and separation issues, mens health, child support, family law issues, suicide and other significant issues for men. Importantly Mensline offers specialist assistance for men who are seeking strategies to address their own use of violence and other destructive patterns in their personal lives and relationships, as well as those who may be (or have been) victims of violence themselves.
Gambling Help Online offers counselling, information and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The site has articles on how gambling problems develop and ways to deal with it.
Mates in Construction (MIC) helps to deliver better mental health and wellbeing outcomes for Queensland construction workers within the Queensland building and construction industry. The model is based on the idea that suicide prevention is too large a task in the construction industry simply to be left to health professionals and Employee Assistance Programs.
Mens Wellbeing Association Qld Inc is a Not for Profit community association of everyday men supporting each other in our quest for wellbeing – for ourselves and those we care about
The Spring Hill Branch of Relationships Australia (Qld) provides a variety of services including relationship counselling (to both individuals, couples or families), educational programs such as Before and After baby: Bettering Your Bonds; Building Better Relationships (for couples wanting to enhance and enrich their relationship); For the Best of Your Life to Come (for those over 40 years of age); and Over 60s, Ageing as You Choose. Family Violence Programs for women, include one day workshops relating to Assertiveness, Communication, Self Esteem, Emotional Abuse and Boundaries. Also provided is a no charge, 8-week Women's Group “When Loving Hurts” for women who are in, or have been in, abusive/ violent relationships. For men, a 15 week program “Alternatives to Aggression” is available to men who have used violent or abusive behaviour toward their female partner. The Branch also provides a free gambling help service as well as a free gambling related financial counselling service. A relationship counselling service is also now being provided by Relationships Australia in the western suburbs of Brisbane.
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