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Mental Health In Nsw And The Illawarra

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Mental Health Facilities in the Illawarra.Mental Health problems is a growing area in Australia. I have researched the facilities (helplines and community health centres e.t.c) available for people in the Illawarra suffering from Mental Health problems.I found there is a good range of facilities (listed below) that people with Mental Health problems can go to.Adolescent Mental Health Service19-21 Gipp StWollongongPH: 042 294 077This service esspecially accomodates for adolecents with mental health problems.Bellambi Community Health CentreRotary Rd and Cawley RdBellambiPH: 02 4284 2478Community Mental Health, Urunga Parade MHC8 Urunga ParadeWollongongFairy Meadow Mental Health ServicesCnr Princes hwy and Douglas RdFairy MeadowPH: 042 852 140FAX: 042 843 071Most general health care centres provide a basic amount of facilities for people with menatl health issues but still have limitations and if the problem is bad enough will refer the patient to somewhere with better facilities to accommodate that particular individual.Illawarra Child Development CentrePorter StNorth WollongongPH: 02 4228 4177FAX: 02 4227 3149These facilities are designed particularly to help the development of children with all types of disabilities including mental health problems.Industrial TherapyCnr Douglas Rd and Princes HwyFernhillPH: 042 852 140Maneen House Living Skills Centre4 Colleen GroveMangertonPH: 042 273 626Living skills centres are facilities provided for the education of people with disabilities, teaching them how to care for themselves e.t.cMigrant Health Service26 Lake AveCringilaPH: 042 746 233FAX: 042 764 546Mobile Treatment Team2 Urunga PdeWollongongPH: 042 272 777FAX: 042 271 841Nowra Mental Health Service70 Berry StNowraPH: 02 4422 6066Nowra/Ulladulla MHS Extended Hours (Shoalhaven)54 Junction StNowraPH: 02 4423 0423FAX: 02 4421 5989Port Kembla HospitalCowper StWarrawongPH: 02 4223 8000FAX: 02 4223 8025Psychotherapy Centre13 Dudley StWollongongPH: 042 287 311Shellharbour HospitalMadigan BvdeWarillaPH: 02 4296 6666FAX: 02 4295 2497Shellharbour Hospital is the main...

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