Support/Counselling

Online forum for people with ALS/MND.

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TypeUnknown
Operated byALSForum

Information and support for people with depression, anxiety, suicide prevention, treatment options, who can assist and recovery and staying well.

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TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byBeyondblue

Boosted New!

An App designed to assist in finding services.

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TypePrivate company or practice
Operated byOne Community

Care coordinators and case managers assist people to access health and community services.

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TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

Carer Gateway is a national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers.

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TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byCarer Gateway

Information service staffed by experienced Carer Support Officers who offer emotional support, referrals, and distribute carer specific resources and information to carers, service providers and community members.

Location
  • ACT
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCarers ACT

Information service staffed by experienced Carer Support Officers who offer emotional support, referrals, and distribute carer specific resources and information to carers, service providers and community members.

Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCarers NSW

Education and advocacy promoting health policy and health services for all people with chronic illnesses.

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TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byChronic Illness Alliance

A counsellor registered with the Australian Counselling Association provides counselling on the psychological and emotional aspects of living with motor neurone disease.

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TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

Advice about aspects of insurance including pre-existing conditions.

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TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Emergency and short-term crisis respite may be available if you are unexpectedly unable to continue to care for someone.

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TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byCommonwealth and Respite Carelink Centres

The general practitioner (GP) is a doctor providing general medical care and some care coordination.

Location
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TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byAustralia Government

A clinical psychologist has specialised training in the assessment and diagnosis of mental health problems and the assessment and treatment of a wide range of psychological problems.

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TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

A social worker provides counselling on the psychological and emotional aspects of living with motor neurone disease.

Location
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TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

Consultant, counsellor and celebrant services for people living with a life limiting illness, their families and carers.

Location
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TypePrivate company or practice
Operated byLife Rites

Access to online, phone and face-to-face crisis support, suicide prevention services, information and service finder.

Location
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TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byLifeLine

Medicare rebate for a maximum of individual and ten group allied mental health services each calendar year. For people with a range of clinically diagnosable disorders that significantly interfere with their cognitive, emotional or social abilities.

Location
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TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Human Services

One-day forum about MND for people living with the disease, their families and friends. Experts in the field give presentations on a variety of topics relating to MND and participants are encouraged to ask questions throughout the day.

Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND NSW

For people living with and affected by MND to share experiences and support with each other about the challenges of living with MND.

Location
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TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND Association England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Four-day program for a family member or friend who is caring for a person with MND. It explores the physical and emotional aspects of caring so you are better able to look after a person with MND at home, while still taking care of yourself.

Location
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TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND NSW