Mental Health & Suicide Prevention
Bereaved Parent Support NT Inc T/as Amber NT
We provide confidential, non-clinical, non-financial support to anyone who has lost a child from conception to 18 years. This loss can be through miscarriage, stillbirth, termination, SUDI (Inc. SIDS, sudden illness, youth suicide and accidents.
We also support families with pregnancies after loss, helping to relieve common anxieties.
Our Support Officers are mobile and can meet clients a various different locations around Darwin, Palmerston and the surrounds.
Support can be face to face or via the use of technology.
Our free telephone and online counselling service is open 24/7 for everyone in Australia.
No matter who you are, or how you’re feeling, reach out to our free counselling services for support – we’ll point you in the right direction so you can get the help you need.
Get free, confidential telephone counselling (local call costs apply). Most calls last around 20 minutes – 1300 22 4636.
Experienced online counsellors are here 24/7 at our Webchat Support Service. All webchats are free and you don’t have to tell us your name if you don’t want to – https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/talk-to-a-counsellor
Big Sky Psychology Video & Phone Counselling
Video and phone appointments, when and where you need them
We offer individual therapy sessions to all people living in the Northern Territory.
We meet with you over video or on the phone, so you can access our services from wherever you are. All you need is access to a phone in a place you feel comfortable talking to us. If you’ve got a computer, smart phone or tablet with good internet, we can do a video call so we can see each other.
We’re here to help with anything that you would like some support around.
We currently support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+SB people through various community projects and initiatives that we have and continue to develop. We call these initiatives our Contagion of Love projects.
Through our grassroots and diverse approaches, we strive to alleviate the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBQTI+SB people.
CatholicCare NT – Crime Victims Counselling Service
Being a victim of crime can affect your mental health and wellbeing. The Crime Victims Counselling Service provides counselling and support for people affected by crime. We make sure victims have the resources and support they need to move on with their lives.
We can help people who are the victim of a crime or who witness a crime. We can also help relatives and close friends of a victim.
Our counselling service is tailored to the needs of each client. Clients are entitled to up to eight clinical counselling sessions. Counselling can be face-to-face, by telephone or in a group setting.
We can assist with:
- Information and advice about the legal process and your rights
- Applications for compensation.
- Referrals to other support services
- Community education and training
People can refer themselves to this program. Service providers (including GPs and agencies) can also make referrals.
Call: 1800 899 855 (free call) to make a referral Email: CrimeVictims@catholiccarent.org.au
CatholicCare NT – Dual Diagnosis Practitioner
Our Dual Diagnosis Practitioner supports people with complex mental health and substance misuse concerns.
Who we help
We help people who experience barriers to accessing mental health services because of substance misuse. This includes people with personality and mood disorders and cognitive impairments.
How we help
Counselling: We tailor counselling sessions to the needs of our clients. We use a range of techniques, which can include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, harm reduction and relapse prevention, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and narrative therapy.
Family counselling: We help clients and their families to make sure they have the support they need to address mental health and substance misuse concerns.
CatholicCare NT – Family and Relationship Counselling
Our family and relationship counselling helps children, young people and adults to develop safe and supportive family relationships. We work with families to support wellbeing.
How we help
We provide counselling to help couples and families manage issues that can arise from relationship changes, separation or divorce. We help couples and families develop the skills they need to maintain positive and stable relationships with each other.
What is the referral process?
Individuals, family members and service providers can refer people to this program.
CatholicCare NT – Family Mental Health Support Services
The Family Mental Health Support Service supports families with children and young people who show signs of mental illness. Our goal is to improve mental health and wellbeing for individuals, families and communities. We help children, young people and their families by providing support, assistance and group work. We provide community outreach, mental health promotion and education. Communities that understand mental health needs can improve mental health outcomes.
CatholicCare NT – Men’s Counselling
Our Men’s counselling works with men who perpetrate violence against their partners in order to change their behaviour.
How we help
We provide counselling to support reflection on behaviour and values to support men to make different choices and live a non-abusive and non-violent life.
What is the referral process?
Individuals, family members and service providers can refer people to this program. Counselling may be helpful for men who are engaged in the Men’s Behaviour Change Program.
Is there a cost?
A fee can be charged according to a sliding scale. This fee may be waived at times of financial hardship.
CatholicCare NT – Taking Action to Tackle Suicide
CatholicCare can offer help to anyone who is concerned about, or experiencing suicidal ideation.
In the Tiwi Islands we help build the communitys capacity to support vulnerable members and in Tennant Creek we are able to provide direct assistance to people seeking help.