Mental Health Support
Get free low intensity mental health support to help you manage challenges and stay on track in your life.
Our free and easily accessible telehealth support is available for people who are living with, or at risk of, mild mental health conditions. For example, you may be experiencing mild symptoms or lower levels of distress for shorter periods of time.
This support is also a great resource for people who feel they are doing well, but who can benefit from assistance in specific areas of their lives.
Our Mental Health Support can help you to:
- Increase your motivation
- Deal more positively with change
- Achieve a better work-life balance
- Find focus and purpose in retirement
- Manage burnout from being a carer
- Deal with challenging family dynamics
- Build healthy boundaries and relationships
- Develop helpful parenting strategies.
Free and easy to access mental health support
genU’s low intensity Mental Health Support is free and available to people aged 16 and over. You do not need a referral from a health professional, you can contact us directly to find out if it’s suitable for your needs.
It is available in the Great South Coast of region in Victoria, which includes Warrnambool, Portland, Camperdown, Hamilton and Port Fairy.
We provide this support as part of Step Thru Care services, which brings together a number of organisations working together to provide integrated Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) services. (Please note NDIS participants are out of scope for Step Thru Care services and will be warmly transferred to an NDIS Provider for support).
Please note that we do not provide crisis or emergency mental health support. If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs immediate support contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or BeyondBlue on 1300 224 636. In an emergency call 000.