Support Groups and Services in Canberra ACT

Support Groups – Someone to talk to

  • Canberra Lifeline
  • ANU Counselling – free and confidential service for staff and students at Australian National University.
  • PANDSI (Post & Ante Natal Depression Support & Information Inc.) provides support, health promotion, advocacy, perinatal mental health education and referral information for families in the Canberra and ACT region who are experiencing Ante Natal Depression (AND) or Post Natal Depression (PND). Our services are designed to complement existing mental health services and improve the perinatal mental health of ACT women and their families. PANDSI aims to develop strengths and skills to cope with depression and anxiety related to pregnancy, birth and early parenting. Our services include telephone support, one-on-one support, day support group, exercise classes and support, yoga evening support, partners information evening, pram walk, play group and library.