Counselling & Support
Anglicare NT – Prison Chaplaincy Program
Anglicare NT auspices the Prison Chaplaincy Program on behalf of the NT Council of Churches. The Prison Chaplains in Alice Springs and Darwin coordinate religious services,activities and pastoral care by personnel from Christian and other faith traditions. Support services are provided to people in correctional facilities,their familes and centre staff.
Bereaved by Suicide Support Group NT
BBSSGNT is a suicide bereavement support group for persons over the age of 18 years who have been impacted by suicide loss of a family member, friend or work colleague. Postvention support (support after suicide) is Prevention. For every incident of suicide, research indicates that at least 135 persons are affected by each incident. This equates to approx half a million people nationally in Australia alone. The BBSSGNT is an initiative by SabrinasReach4Life based in Darwin.
Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of every month between 6:30pm to 8:30pm @ Harry’s Place, 1 Willeroo Street in TIWI.
Call 0491 311 211 for more information.
Mental Illness Fellowship Australia (NT) – (MIFANT)
Mental Illness fellowship of Australia (NT) (MIFANT) is a not for profit charitable organisation that has been operating in the NT for over 30 years. With services in Darwin, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs. MIFANT provides recovery based support to people with a mental illness, their families and carers and also early intervention to children and young people at risk of developing a mental illness.
MIFANT also provides a range of NDIS services for people with a mental illness including Recovery Coach, Support Coordination, Social and Community Participation and Community Access. As a not for profit organisation, all NDIS funds go back to providing quality supports.
MIFANT is the NT members for National organisations Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia and Mental Health Carers Australia. Both organisations provide a national advocacy platform for the NT to be represented on issues affecting the whole of the mental health sector.
Northern Territory AIDS & Hepatitis Council – DarwinWe are the key non-government organisation working in the area of blood-borne viruses, education and support in the Northern Territory. We are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of all Territorians living with blood-borne viruses. Our service delivery operates from a holistic approach in accordance with the objectives of the Ottawa Charter (1986), and guided by key national and Northern Territory policies and legislation.Health Promotion
NTAHC’s Health Promotion and Communications team works to generate awareness within the community about BBVs and STIs, in particular by creating health promotion campaigns and resources targeting NTAHC priority populations.
Care and Support Program
NTAHC offers a range of services to empower all people affected by, or at risk of blood borne viruses, to lead a healthy life that is free of stigma and discrimination.
Harm Reduction (NSP)
NSP provides a comprehensive range of free sterile injecting equipment and disposal facilities, education on safe injecting practices and health promotion.
Sex Worker Outreach Program – SWOP NT
The SWOP NT is a peer-based health promotion service that engages sex workers and other sex industry stakeholders in the Northern Territory.
LGBTI Living Well Program
This program, an NTAHC initiative, supports people in the Northern Territory who experience life as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) through a range of varied and focused activities.
Relationships Australia – Individual Counselling
Speak with a local counsellor to help reduce problems and stress you have in your life. Our trained counsellors help you to find the issues and approach them in a positive way. They can develop strategies to support you and increase your self-awareness.
You can come to counselling for many different reasons, no matter how big or small that issue is. Some common reasons for coming to counselling are:
- stress, anxiety or depression,
- work and career issues,
- life changes (e.g. birth of a child, moving home),
- grief, loss and bereavement,
- compulsive and addictive behaviour,
- sexual concerns,
- exploring sexuality and/or gender identity.