Black Dog Institute

Service Description

A research and education institute that works toward understanding, preventing and treating mental illness. Research focuses on discovering causes of the illness and new treatments, that will be used with improved clinical treatments, increased accessibility to mental health services, and long term public health solutions. There are clinics for depression, bipolar and a psychology assessment service. Treatment is not provided, but is used as a second opinion. There are community education programs, including schools.

http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

02 9382 4530 (General Info)

blackdog@blackdog.org.au

02 9382 8208

Facebook @blackdoginst

Twitter @blackdoginst

Hospital Road, Prince of Wales Hospital
Randwick, NSW, 2031

Transport Options

Buses from Randwick or Central train station

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm (Office)

Accessibility

Referral System

Access to clinical services require a referral from the patient's current treating doctor

Service Fees

Depends on the service

Disability Access

Yes. Ramp, Lift

Organisational Information

Area Served

ACT; NSW

Parent Organisation

Black Dog Institute

Other Information

Facilities Available

Bipolar support groups require assessments through Black Dog for eligibilty. Groups run for 8 weeks once a year and require a gap fee for first meeting.

Volunteering Opportunities

Yes, must go through training program

Last Updated: 28 February 2018

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