Support groups and organisations: HIV/AIDS

If you are seeking support relating to grief e.g. support organisations and resources such as books, please use the Finding Support page or use links which are presented at the bottom of each topic page.


BeyondBlue
LIFELINE
O'Brien Street General Practice
Positive Life SA

BeyondBlue

  • Beyondblue is primarily a national telephone and internet information service and can also refer people to accurate, up to date, easy to read information on depression, anxiety and related disorders.
  • All calls and chats are one-on-one with a trained mental health professional, and completely confidential.
  • Beyondblue is not a health service, drop-in, or a crisis service: the postal address is for administration needs.

Services:

  • 24 hour support service: 1300 4222 4636
  • Webchat: 4pm to 10pm 7 days a week 
 


Website: http://www.beyondblue.org.au

Help line:  1300 22 4636

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LIFELINE

LIFELINE provides a 24hr telephone counselling service that is compassionate, non-judgmental, confidential and supportive of people from all walks of life, in need or in crisis.
Counsellors are trained to help with crises in areas such as isolation, relationship difficulties, domestic violence, suicide, youth issues, loss and grief, mental health, child abuse, sexual abuse, drug and alcohol abuse, gambling etc.

LIFELINE has been helping South Australians of all ages, religions and social groups since 1963. In that time, our counsellors have dealt with just about every human problem.

Services provided:

  • Telephone counselling 24 hours 13 11 14
  • Grief education classes as part of training of telephone counsellors
  • Referral service to other agencies and support groups
  • One-on-one crisis support chat 8pm-4am 7days: 13 11 14 

Phone: 13 11 14

Website: www.lifeline.org.au 



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O'Brien Street General Practice

O'Brien Street General Practice is a general practice with expertise in HIV and in gay and lesbian health. There is also psychologists and psychiatrists available for counseling. 

Services provided:

  • Counseling and mental health 
  • Sexual health 
  • HIV testing, counseling and management 
  • Hepatitist B and C management 
  • Immunisations/travel advice
  • Skin checks 
  • Palliative care 

Phone: (08) 8231 4026

Website: http://www.obrienstreetpractice.com.au/

Ambulatory and Primary Health Care Directorate

Central Adelaide Local Health NetworkGovernment of SA

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Positive Life SA

A Positive Life SA Inc provides this social drop in and health centre for people living with HIV. Support and complementary therapies available, including Friday lunches, treatment information, a volunteer program, support groups, positive speakers bureau, forums and newsletters.

Services provided:

  • Drop in centre
  • Support survices for people with HIV

Phone: 0410 707 923

Email: reception@hivsa.org.au


Website:  http://www.hivsa.org.au

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