Open Arms provides professional, confidential counselling for current and ex-serving members of the ADF and their families.

Support for current and ex-serving ADF personnel and their families

Call us to access free and confidential counselling, group treatment programs, suicide prevention training and our community and peer network to support mental health and wellbeing

Call us 1800 011 046

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Open Arms can help you build resilience, and enhance your mental health and wellbeing
Open Arms can help you work through mental health and wellbeing issues after you’ve left the service
Counselling support can help you build strong and healthy relationships at all stages of family life
Counselling can help you through difficult phases or events. We can help make sense of what you are feeling
Open Arms offers training programs and peer support networks, relationship retreats, group therapy and suicide prevention courses
If you have served in the ADF, you, your partner and your children can access support through Open Arms
Open Arms Community and Peer Advisors have ‘lived experience’ and work collaboratively with veterans, family supports, community agencies and mental health clinicians
Materials and resources for health professionals caring for the veteran community
Work with Australia's leading provider of clinical counselling services for the veteran community