Pharmacists' Support Service 1300 244 910

We offer support related to the many demands of being a pharmacist in Australia.

The websites listed below have a wealth of information to assist you. The Pharmacists’ Support Service (PSS) is available to provide support by listening and supporting you and can be contacted on 1300 244 910 between 8.00 am and 11.00 pm every day of the year. We also encourage you to seek professional assistance from your doctor, health care provider or specialist advisor.

Lifeline www.lifeline.org.au
Beyond Blue – The National Depression Initiative  www.beyondblue.org.au
Black Dog Institute  www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
Suicide Prevention  www.suicideprevention.com.au

Suicide Call Back Service (National Service) – free phone, video and online crisis counselling to people at risk of suicide, carers for someone who is suicidal and those bereaved by suicide, 24 hours per day 7 days a week across Australia.

1300 659 467 

www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au 

Mind Australia supports clients to live independent, productive and satisfying lives through a comprehensive range of services 

Service information and referral Mind Connect - 1300 286 463

Carer Helpline - 1300 554 660

www.mindaustralia.org.au
Alcoholics Anonymous  www.aa.org.au
Narcotics Anonymous  www.na.org.au

Family Drug Support (24 hours) (National)

Phone: 1300 368 186 

www.fds.org.au
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement  www.grief.org.au
Compassionate Friends - “When a child dies” supporting bereaved parents and siblings  www.compassionatefriendsvictoria.org.au 
Relationships Australia - 1300 364 277  www.relationships.com.au
Money Smart – tips and tools to help you make the most of your money (an initiative of ASIC)  www.moneysmart.gov.au

Fair Work Ombudsman

Phone 13 13 94 8am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday 

www.fairwork.gov.au
Fair Work Commission - the national workplace relations tribunal.  www.fwc.gov.au

Australian Human Rights Commission

  • an independent statutory organisation that works to protect and promote the human rights of all people in Australia.
  • information about discrimination and rights and how to make a complaint. 
www.humanrights.gov.au

 

The Australian Psychological Society (APS) www.psychology.org.au

The APS is the leading professional association for psychologists in Australia. The APS offers a psychologist referral service to assist anyone seeking the advice and assistance of a qualified and suitable APS psychologist in private practice. The service is accessible through the APS website at www.psychology.org.au. Follow the links to the “Find a Psychologist” page then follow the prompts to undertake a search for a list of psychologists with specific areas of practice in a particular post code area. Alternately the service can be contacted by telephone 1800 333 497 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please specify the type of service required and the preferred location.

The APS website www.psychology.org.au includes many resources on a wide range of topics including addictions, depression, workplace issues, disaster resources and coping in difficult financial times. In addition the website contains tip sheets on a variety of topics.