To provide a strong, independent and collective
mental health carer voice for Loddon Mallee region.

Loddon Murray Mental Health Carers Network logo

Stigma is a large problem in the rural communities affecting both Patient and Carers, causing the carers/patients to be isolated and retreat from the community activities.

SANE Australia

Tel: 1800 187 263   Web Address

Sane Australia on line forums provide a safe and anonymous environment for families, friends and others caring for someone with a mental illness, and moderated 24/7 by mental health professionals.

  • Read stories of illness, survival, recovery and hope told by people living with a mental illness.
  • Seek support, make connections, share your experience
  • Find and share information
  • Feel supported
  • Create/maintain relationships with others
  • Navigate the experience of health services
  • Relating their story
  • Visualizing and/or modelling mental illness
  • Supporting healthy behaviour

Beyond Blue

 Beyond Blue provides information and support on anxiety & depression and promote to achieve a persons best possible mental health.

Join the on line discussions.

Chat on line is available from 3pm to 12am 7 days a week

Register to join the on line community at:

Tel: 1300 224 636 Web Address: 

NDIS Web Chat:

The NDIA has introduce a web chat feature on their website to help you quickly find general information about the scheme through an online 'live chat' platform. You can find 'web chat' on the NDIS website.

Web chat will be monitored from 7am to 8pm Mon - Fri local time.

For more information visit: web chat

Carer Gateway:

The community forum on the Carer Gateway website has many discussion topics from 'real' carers around the country who share their own experiences. If you are a carer in need of connecting with people in a similar situation to yourself, check out the website at: community-forum

Men's Health Website

'Spanner In The Works' is all about Male Health. It is a great resource to find out more about this very important topic for men.

Visit their Spanner in the works Male Health

Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit organisation and world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder. They have an enormous amount of information on their website and offer self assessment guides for mental health issues.

Visit the Black Dog institute website.


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