Outback Mental Health

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) operate three mental health outreach programs across Western Queensland:

Outback Mental Health Services


Drought Wellbeing Service

Since April 2015, RFDS (Queensland Section) has been leading the Drought Wellbeing Service across Queensland. This program offers free-of-charge counselling and support to people living and working in rural and remote areas impacted by drought.

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Remote Wellbeing Service

RFDS Qld Section launched the Remote Wellbeing Service in January 2019. The service places a Mental Health Clinician in each of our primary health care clinics across North West, Central West and South West Queensland.

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Wellbeing Out West

Wellbeing Out West is a new mental health service established by RFDS Queensland Section in 2018 using funds generously contributed by, among others, the Ridewest charity ride from Brisbane to Longreach.

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These programs cover a large area of North West, Central West and South West Queensland as displayed in the RFDS Outback Mental Health map.

For further information about our Mental Health Services in Outback Queensland, call 1300 010 174 or email outback@rfdsqld.com.au