NewAccess mental health coaching is a free guided 6-session self-help program. It's designed to give you the skills to manage everyday life stresses such as work, study, relationships, health, or loneliness. The program is confidential, does not require a referral or mental health plan from your doctor, and is available via phone or video call or face to face upon enquiry. NewAccess coaches use Low-intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, a structured, evidence-based psychological treatment. How to access this service The following people are eligible for NewAccess:â€¯ A person aged 12+ living in Victoria A person aged 12+ living South East NSW, from Helensburgh in the north to the Victorian border, and across to Yass and the Snowy Mountains.
Our mental health coaches work one-on-one over 6 sessions using Low-intensity Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, to teach participants to manage stressors such as:
· Coping with stress and anxiety - including study and work stress or increasing motivation at work
· Life changes – moving house, changing jobs, becoming a parent, or losing someone close
· Sleep or concentration issues
· Natural disasters – recovering from fires and floods
· financial worries.
NewAccess is suitable for people diagnosed with mild to moderate anxiety and/or depression and is available in person or by telehealth for anyone aged 12 years or older.
If you are interested in knowing more about the program to better support your patients, we can organise a presentation to you and your colleagues or can set up a stall at an event you are hosting.
Contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 1300 921 535 and our intake team will help you get in touch with one of our team members.