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Open Arms – Veterans & Families Counselling

Open Arms – Veterans & Families Counselling is Australia’s leading provider of high quality mental health assessment, clinical counselling and support services for Australian veterans and their families, as well as some reservists and peacekeepers.

Open Arms focuses on meeting client needs through a combination of proven clinical practices and new and emerging evidence-based approaches.

Helpline

If you are looking for counselling and support services, call Open Arms 24/7 on 1800 011 046.

If you’re outside Australia please phone +61 1800 011 046. If the country you are calling from doesn't enable calls to 1800 numbers, you can call +61 8 8241 4546.

Calling from overseas may incur a cost to the caller depending on their carrier agreement.

Find out more:

If you want to find out more about Open Arms and their range of mental health support services please visit www.openarms.gov.au. For regular updates and to stay in touch with the service please follow their Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts.

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Last reviewed: September 2020

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Pain | Open Arms

Chronic pain wears you down and can leave you feeling angry or depressed. Physical and mental health and wellbeing are all closely related.

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Who we help | Open Arms - Veterans & Families Counselling

Open Arms provides free and confidential counselling to anyone who has served at least one day in the ADF, their family, their partner and ex-partners.

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Depression and loneliness | Open Arms

When feelings of sadness are too intense or stick around for a long time, it can be hard to work, socialise or take care of things at home.

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Current serving | Open Arms

Open Arms can help you build resilience, and enhance your mental health and wellbeing.

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Quit smoking | Open Arms

The sooner you quit smoking, the better. Even smokers who quit at 60 can reduce their chance of getting cancer and other diseases.

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High Res app | Open Arms

This app can assist serving and ex-serving ADF personnel, their families and others to manage stress and build resilience. It contains easy to use tools to test and adjust your thoughts and responses.

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Partners | Open Arms

Open Arms supports partners and some ex-partners of anyone who has served at least one day with the Australian Defence Force.

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Counselling | Open Arms

Open Arms can provide individual, couple and family counselling to help improve your resilience, as well as enhance your mental health and wellbeing. Call 1800 011 046 for free and confidential 24/7 support.

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Anxiety and fear | Open Arms

If anxiety is interfering with your capacity to function normally (or even leave the house), it's time to get help.

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