Bipolar Disorder

Depression / Bipolar Support Group

Do you have depression or bipolar disorder? Are you looking for strategies to manage your illness and wellbeing? R.E.A.C.H might be for you!

R.E.A.C.H is a 9-week educational support group program for individuals with depression or bipolar disorder.

Developed by the Black Dog Institute, program topics include:

  • Fostering strengths
  • Dealing with loss & grief
  • Identifying early warning signs & triggers
  • Nurturing well-being & support networks
  • Creating a unique ‘Wellness Plan’.

Venue: Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Centre, 4 Park Avenue, Gordon. View Directions

Dates: There are currently two groups scheduled for 2021:

  • 9 February–6 April 2021, which will run 10:00am–12:00pm on Tuesdays
  • 5 October–30 November 2021, which will run 10:00am–12:00pm on Tuesdays

Duration: The program runs for 9 weeks with a 2-hour session every Tuesday 10:00am–12:00pm.

Cost: There is a small charge of $25 for the course workbook.

Facilitators: Olivia Saxon & Jenny Walter

Wellness Support Group

This group offered to graduates of the REACH group and Managing Your Mood group. The group meets at the Gordon Office on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 10am to 12 noon. Preregistration is necessary for graduates interested in the group. Call us for further information on 9498 8805.

Group Treatment Programs

All of Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury’s counselling services offer a professional, supportive and safe environment.

The group treatment program also provides an environment supported by other people with similar experiences.

Participants have an opportunity to learn from others, helping them to stay motivated and committed in their journey towards improved wellbeing.