Australian Psychological Society
The Australian Psychological Society (APS) provides information about the codes of professional practice and ethical guidelines that Psychologists are required to abide by. The APS is dedicated to advancing the discipline and profession of psychology.
Beyond Blue is a national, not-for-profit organisation which focuses on reducing the stigma associated with depression and anxiety by increasing awareness of the symptoms, causes and treatments available in Australia. The Beyond Blue website provides helpful information about anxiety and depression.
Black Dog Institute
The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit educational, research, clinical and community oriented facility offering specialist expertise in mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder). The Black Dog Institute focuses on improving access and quality of clinical treatment with programs to assist people in receiving an accurate diagnosis, treatment and support. The Black Dog Institute website offers helpful and informative factsheets on mood disorders and information about appropriate services and support groups.
The Butterfly Foundation for Eating Disorders
The Butterfly Foundation is a community-based charitable organisation that supports all people affected by eating disorders, including the family and friends of people with an eating disorder. It operates a national helpline and provides a wide range of facilities for service providers and recovery groups. The Butterfly Foundation website provides helpful information about eating disorders and links to treatment services and support groups.
Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders
The Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders (CEDD) is an academic and service support centre which is aimed at promoting awareness of eating disorders, improving access to services for people in NSW who have an eating disorder and their carers, and conducting and developing research into eating disorders. The CEDD website offers helpful information about eating disorders and eating disorder services in NSW.
Lifeline is a not-for-profit organisation which offers a 24-hour confidential telephone crisis support service. Lifeline is staffed by trained volunteer telephone crisis supporters who are able to listen to your situation, provide immediate support, assist to clarify options and choices available to you and provide you with referral information for other services in your local area.
The Lifeline telephone number is 13 11 14.