Mental Health

40 Main St, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6350 0100
Mob: 0434 191 723
Contact: Michael Paris
Hours: 8.30am-5pm Monday-Friday
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Aftercare is Australia’s longest serving mental health services organisation. We believe enhancing the social and emotional wellbeing of our clients through social justice and our commitment to collaborative learning and recovery.

CatholicCare – WF
201 Rankin Street, Bathurst 2795
Tel: 6334 2033
Contact: Sharnie Davis or Kathryn Kent
Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
Meeting days/times: are available on request
CatholicCare – WF provides the Family Mental Health Support (FMHSS) to assist children and young people between the ages of 0 – 18 who are showing early signs of or are at risk of, developing mental health issues and their families.  Members of the FMHSS cover various locations including Bathurst, Lithgow, Portland, Wallerawang and Oberon.  Providing early intervention support for children, young people and their families by assisting participants improve their mental, social and emotional health and wellbeing to  better manage various aspects of their lives.

Family Therapist – Marlicia Travis
Tel: 0404 310 678
Contact: Marlicia Travis
Counselling and Therapeutic Services in the Lithgow Region for individuals, couples and families.

Lithgow Community Mental Health Service
Lithgow Hospital
Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6350 2555
Contact: Michael Clarke
Hours: 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday
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Community based mental health care and treatment for adults, Case Management, Psychiatry Clinics, individual, family and group work

Mental Health Line
Tel: 188 011 511
A 24-hour mental health telephone access service

136 Main Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 5685
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8:30am – 6:00pm; Fri 8:30am – 5:00pm
Ochre Medical Centre is a family based practice focusing on improving the health of our community.  We are a bulk billing clinic, ideally located in the Main Street and currently accepting new patients.  Practitioners include Psychiatry, Podiatry and Psychology.
A service that delivers support and tools that address youth mental health issues and help reduce youth suicide

The Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) connects rural people to the help they need RAMHP is a major program of the University of Newcastle’s Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, in partnership with each of the rural NSW Health Districts and is funded by the NSW Ministry of Health.
RAMHP has 19 Coordinators based across NSW who inform, train and connect individuals, communities and workplaces with appropriate services and programs.
RAMHP responds in times of severe adversity, such as drought; and partners with services and organisations in NSW to increase RAMHP’s impact in rural communities.
Your local RAMHP Coordinator is:
Sonia Cox
Tel: 0448 125 676
Please note that RAMHP Coordinators can be contacted regarding non-crisis situations during business hours only. If it is an emergency please ring 000 or the Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511.

WayAhead – Mental Health Association of NSW
Tel: 1300 794 992 – anxiety disorders; 1300 794 991 – mental health information
Information, telephone support and referral on issues relating to mental health
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm