Mental Health

If you or someone else is in immediate danger,

call 000 or go to your nearest Hospital Emergency Department.

 
SUICIDE PREVENTION & CRISIS SUPPORT

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide.

 
GENERAL ADVICE & REFERRALS

A NSW Government service operating 24 hours a day , 7 days a week to talk about mental health issues and get referrals to local services.

MENTAL HEALTH FOR RURAL MEN
 

Telephone and online support for men dealing with relationship issues, challenges and concerns.

Information and self-help for rural men dealing with adversity and challenges.

Tips for rural men dealing with adversity and challenges.

A suicide prevention information resources that can be used by rural people .

 
RURAL MENTAL HEALTH AND NATURAL DISASTERS

Resources and support for rural communities experiencing adversity.

Information, strategies and stories of rural Australians coping with drought.

Information to help rural people recognise the signs of mental distress and strategies for dealing with them.

Information, strategies and stories for young rural Australians dealing with disasters.

GENDER IDENTITY, LGBTQI+ AND MENTAL HEALTH
 

Anonymous and free support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, feelings or relationships (3pm - midnight).

Mental health resources for rural and remote LBGTQI+ Australians.

Resources for young people on gender identity, coming out and looking after your mental health.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION YOU MUST READ
The information contained on the Rural and Remote Health Portal is designed to assist rural and remote people to improve their understanding and management of their health and access to health services.  The Rural and Remote Health Portal is for information purposes only and is NOT a substitute for talking to a qualified local GP or health practitioner about your needs.  By using this service you agree to these terms.  Any links provided to other web sites on the Portal should not be interpreted as an endorsement of RARMS or any of the services of doctors or staff that work at RARMS practices. Users should always consult with their local GP or health service if they feel unwell and to clarify their condition and needs.  In the case of an emergency, users should call 000.
AGPAL

Our Clinics are independently accredited by external medical experts so our communities can be confident in our care.

ACNC Registered Charity

RARMS is a registered not-for-profit charity and every dollar we receive goes to improving the health and sustainability of rural and remote communities.

RARMS delivers 130,000 medical consultations every year, keeping our communities healthy and safe.

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RARMS supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart

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RARMS is a geographic opportunity business.

We pay our respects to all First Nation elders past, present and future from the lands where RARMS works.  RARMS  acknowledges the Awabakal people in Newcastle, the Wiradjuri, Ngemba and Kamilaroi people in Western NSW, the Hunter and New England, the Ngunnawal and Yuin people in Braidwood, and the Barkindji and Wilyakali people in far west NSW who are the traditional custodians of the land on which RARMS works.

CONTACT

Suite 2, 53 Cleary Street,

Hamilton NSW 2303

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Tel: 02 4062 8900

Email: info@rarms.org.au

ABN: 29 097 201 020

This contact form is not our preferred means of communication with patients. There is a risk that important clinical information sent to this address may be missed or not picked up, particularly time critical information. In addition we urge all patients to carefully consider the issue of security before sending medical information via unencrypted email.  We encourage patients to phone the practice or make an appointment to discuss clinical issues."

Thank you to Indigenous Art Gallery ArtArk for giving permission to use their Indigenous symbols on our web site.