Mental Health Services
Womens Health & Family Services specialise in women's health issues, providing medical, counselling, drug and alcohol support, domestic violence, mental health and other health services for women and their families.
Group programs are available to provide community support.
The programs and services at Womens Health & Family Services are open to all West Australian women and their families, with consideration made for the unique needs of Aboriginal, migrant and refugee families.
Creche facilities and interpreting services are available.
- a professional counselling service for women over the age of 18. Counselling is short term and available for such issues as depression, anxiety and panic attacks, relationships and past trauma.
- The Be Well Mental Health Program is a free service, providing social and emotional support and advocacy to women who may be experiencing, or are at risk of a mental health problem, in the inner-city and lower north metro area.
- a Perinatal Mental Health Program that provides therapeutic and support services to women diagnosed with or at risk of Postnatal Depression and Anxiety.
- Counselling for Abuse by Health Professionals is a special program for women who have experienced trauma of some kind whilst seeing a health professional.
Self referrals are welcome, as are referrals from GPs, mental health clinics, psychiatrists and other health professionals.
For more information on the services and programs at Womens Health and Family Services, check out our website.
There are 12 funded women’s health centres across WA, with seven located within the metropolitan area and five in rural and remote centres. These provide a range of services including health promotion, information, counselling and clinical support to maintain health and prevent and treat diseases affecting women.