Mental health services


Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury is located in Gordon and provides telephone crisis support, suicide prevention, counselling services, support groups and community aid. Lifeline can be contacted on 13 11 14.

Community Matters - Suicide Prevention ToolKit

Information on suicide prevention and how to support those who need help.

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The Mental Health Line

The Mental Health Line is a 24-hour telephone service operating seven days a week across NSW. Call 1800 011 511.

The Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit organisation and world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.


Headspace provides mental health and wellbeing support, information and services to young people.


Beyondblue is a national initiative to raise awareness of anxiety and depression, providing resources for recovery, management and resilience.

Family Drug and Alcohol Support

Family Drug and Alcohol Support is a 24 hour information, help and referral service - (02) 4782 9222 or 1300 368 186.

Partners in Recovery Northern Sydney (NSPIR)

The NSPIR program aims to better support people with severe and persistent mental illness with complex needs, to access services across multiple sectors in a more coordinated and integrated way. It will do this by:

  • Facilitating better coordination.
  • Strengthening partnerships and building better linkages.
  • Improving referral pathways and
  • Promoting a collaborative recovery model.

Phone 02 8599 2600


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KYDS Youth Development Service provides free, easily accessed, one-to-one, group support and information programs for 12 – 18 year olds across Northern Sydney. They help young people deal with depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol issues, addictions, school problems, HSC / exam stress, family problems, relationship problems, communication break downs, anger management, body image concerns, self-esteem issues, bullying, grief, loss, loneliness, anti-social and risky behaviour, self-harm and suicide.

Rear 265 Pacific Highway, Lindfield NSW 2070

Phone 02 9416 0900

Email KYDS

Hornsby Kuringai Association Action for Mental Health

Contact Hornsby Kuringai Association for Mental Health's President Nick Baines on 02 9980 2500 or email Kuringai Association Action for Mental Health.

The Gordon Clinic (previously The Lawson Clinic)

Leading specialist treatment clinic for depression and bipolar disorder, utilising the Black Dog Clinical Model, comprised of a team of psychiatrists and psychologists. Day program. Treats people from ages 14 and above. Screening tests and Mood Assessment Program.

748 Pacific Highway, Gordon NSW 2072

Phone 02 9418 4488

The Depression Network (Support)

A volunteer service run by people with depression for people with depression, mood disorder and bipolar disorder. Offers group exercise and one on one support.

Unit 1, 828 Pacific Highway, Gordon NSW 2072

Phone 02 9144 1447

Mobile 0422 552 291

Wahroonga Rehabilitation Services

Provides adult mental health rehabilitation in the areas of social, pre-vocational, educational and skills training. Groups and one-to-one interventions. Individual rehabilitation plans form the basis of engagement.

House in the Park, corner Stuart and Illoura Streets, Wahroonga NSW 2076

Phone 02 9487 1699