Support Avenues

Employee Assistance Program for Western Health employees

Caraniche At Work:
Phone: 1800 099 444 (available 24/7)
Online booking:
Note: email and web bookings are responded to during business hours only.

Caraniche Office Locations:
Level 1/260 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford
15 Dawson Street, Ballarat
21 King Street, Dandenong
1060 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill
44 Mt Pleasant Road, Belmont
Suite 401/398 Sydney Road, Coburg
99 Gordon Street, Footscray
24 Mullum Mullum Road, Ringwood
25 Miller Street, Epping
72 Maroondah Highway, Croydon
103 Beach Street, Frankston
Level 1/262 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville
Level 9/440 Collins Street, Melbourne
17 Victoria Crescent, St Albans

For more information about Western Health’s EAP, view the following document.

Victorian Doctors Health Program

The Victorian Doctors Health Program (VDHP) is a confidential service for doctors and medical students who have health concerns such as stress, mental health problems, substance use problems, or any other health issues. Sensitive to the needs of doctors and medical students, they are a non-judgmental service dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of those within the profession.

03 9280 8712

LG, 293 Royal Parade
Parkville VIC 3052

AMA Peer Support Service

The AMA Victoria Peer Support Service provides you with a listening colleague who understands the pressures of medicine. It is anonymous & confidential. There is no charge for using the AMA Victoria Peer Support Service.

All volunteer telephone counsellors are experienced doctors trained in the skills of peer support telephone counselling and have broad experience in medical practice that represent a wide range of specialities. All counsellors are Lifeline accredited.

1300 853 338

Beyond Blue

BeyondBlue is working to reduce the impact of anxiety, depression and suicide in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience. BeyondBlue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of anxiety and depression in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma. BeyondBlue is a bipartisan initiative of the Federal, State and Territory Governments supported by the generosity of individuals, corporate Australia and Movember.

1300 224 636


Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to online, phone and face-to-face crisis support and suicide prevention services. Find out how these services can help you, a friend or loved one.

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