Dr Tom Hilliar, Dr Danielle Ward, Dr Andrew Hilliar, Dr Alison Crofts, Dr Nicole Power, Dr Rhys Holyoak and Dr Jodi Osborn are focused on both the physical and mental health and wellbeing of their patients. GPs in Kiama Downs have additional training in mental health and can help people with depression, anxiety and many other conditions. For more information please see their personal websites.
If you want to make an appointment to talk to one of the GPs about they ask that you please always book a double appointment.
This gives GPs more time to help you by listening properly to your story and your worries or concerns.
Our GP Registrar Doctors do not bulk bill but can reduce their fee under severe hardship or other circumstances. This needs to be discussed with your GP at the time of your consultation and cannot be guaranteed.
Dr Tom Hilliar, Dr Danielle Ward, Dr Andrew Hilliar, Dr Alison Crofts, Dr Nicole Power, Dr Rhys Holyoak and Dr Jodi Osborn all have interests in mental health and strive to provide the best quality of care for all their patients.
Sometimes people can become very unwell with mental health conditions. Please remember that at any time if you are feeling unwell, afraid or that you might want to harm yourself or others that you can always call 000 in an emergency (Call 112 from mobiles). This also applies if you are worried for someone else who is struggling with mental health. For less urgent phone advice you can call the local Illawarra/Shoalhaven Mental Health team on 1800 011 511 or by calling Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636.
Free online chat and email advice for mental wellbeing is also available at beyondblue.org.au/get-support. Their site also includes lots of written information and videos about anxiety, depression, social anxiety and many other conditions.
Alcohol and other drugs or substances
Lots of people have troubles with using a little too much alcohol or pot/marijuana/dope. Lots of people also have problems with using other drugs too often or too much.
If you or a loved one are having trouble please consider going the free advice and info site at yourroom.health.nsw.gov.au for written info or for free online chat.
You can also call 1800 250 015 for free advice 24 hours a day about alcohol or other drugs.