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Guiding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people back to wellbeing

Yudhilidin, an Indigenous word meaning guidance.

Yudhilidin is focused on recovery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with significant mental health issues.

A Yudhilidin Care Coordinator will help you navigate the health system and get support. They will connect you with services who will work with you to achieve your recovery goals.

If you, or someone you know, identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander experiencing mental health issues which impact on their daily life contact our Yudhilidin team today.

Am I eligible for support?

Your are eligible for if you have been experiencing severe mental health and wellbeing issues which are impacting your daily life.

How can Yudhilidin help me?

Your care coordinator will:

  • assist you to identify your health and wellbeing goals
  • provide you with information about culturally appropriate services in the local community
  • support you to create meaningful connections with services and work with you to build your skills and confidence to manage these connections

What type of services will Yudhilidin help me to connect with?

  • GP and allied health services
  • mental health services including counsellors and Psychologists
  • cultural and social and activities and programs
  • education, training and employment services
  • housing and homelessness services

How to refer

Referrals to Yudhilidin are available by self-referral and professional referral. Please complete our online referral form.

For more information on this service or, please contact our Yudhilidin team on (02) 4925 2259 or email yudhilidin@hunterprimarycare.com.au

If you or someone you care for is seriously injured or in need of urgent help please call Triple Zero (000) or visit your nearest hospital.

Hunter Primary Care does not provide an emergency mental health response. If you or someone you know needs urgent assistance, please call 000 or contact the support services listed on our Support Services page.
For referral and advice regarding Hunter New England Mental Health Services (including Acute Mental Health) call the Mental Health Line 1800 011 511 (24hrs).

For GP Access After Hours enquiries call 1300 130 147. Our qualified and experienced call centre staff will be able to provide advice on the most appropriate care for you.

Referral and Intake Form