Geraldton Maga Brandi Social & Emotional Wellbeing Support

Our Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) team consists of a social support coordinator, social worker, psychologist, social health worker trainee and a mental health trainee.

The team provides holistic and culturally appropriate social support services to support families and individuals in crisis. Counselling is available for adults and children for depression, anxiety, trauma, anger management and post-traumatic stress disorder.

We offer a range of support services from having a good yarn to developing strategies to help address and manage mental health issues including:

Domestic and family violence

Domestic and family violence can have a profound impact on the mental health of victims and witnesses. GRAMS can provide support by delivering culturally responsive counselling for children, their families and carers experiencing family violence and survivors of family violence.

Drug and alcohol abuse

Individual and group counselling for Adults and Youth. The GRAMS social and emotional wellbeing staff work closely with other agencies in the Mid West to provide the best support. GRAMS can provide brief intervention for Drug and Alcohol issues and can arrange residential rehabilitation and at-home detoxification if required.

Trauma and loss

The SEWB program helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander who has suffers from trauma and grief through removal from family, social injustice, loss of culture and colonisation of Indigenous land. GRAMS aim to support the healing for Indigenous people by empowering resilience and strengthening mental health outcomes.

Suicide Prevention

Unfortunately, the Yamatji people of the Murchison/Gascoyne region have the highest suicide rate in the world. GRAMS offer services to address psychological distress, self-harm and suicide. We also have regular suicide prevention workshops to provide a culturally safe space for an opportunity to share your experiences.

U RITE? Call Centre

If you are feeling helpless, sad, lonely, or not like your normal self, contact our social and emotional wellbeing team for support. If you know someone who requires emotional support, you can refer them to our SEWB program.  If you need to yarn about your feelings and talk to someone, you can also call GRAMS on (08) 9956 6555 and press option 2.