Our Helpline OCD & Anxiety HelpLine 03 9830 0533 or 1300 ANXIETY 1300 269 438 

Our Services

ARCVic specialises in support, information, educational and recovery services for people and families affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), OCD spectrum disorders including trichotillomania and body dysmorphic disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder and agoraphobia, generalised anxiety disorder, specific phobias, stress disorders, and childhood specific anxiety problems such as separation anxiety and school refusal. ARCVic has extensive specialist expertise in the area of OCD, and also has an important secondary focus in a range of related mental health disorders such as depression, trauma related stress.

OCD and Anxiety Helpline (1300 269 438 or 03 9830 0533). If you are having trouble reaching us, you can also try our direct helpline number (03) 9108 7383.

Many people living with anxiety, OCD, and related disorders find it helpful to meet others with similar experiences. ARCVICs Support Groups will connect you with peers and support you along your recovery journey.

The program provides a free emotional support and referral service where our callers are matched to trained, empathetic, and non-judgmental volunteers who can provide them with a safe, listening space.

ARCVic provide short term, skills based group therapy programs for people with anxiety disorders.

The Anxiety Recovery Centre library is located at our new offices: 292 Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills.

Some people worry more than others, but when you worry too much it can get overwhelming, and it can make you anxious and upset.

Many of ARCVic's services are provided free of charge and we hope to keep our services as cost free as possible.

ARCVic represents the needs and experiences of people and families affected by anxiety disorders to the community, professionals, health and mental health services, academic researchers, the government and media.

Upcoming professional development workshops; applied suicide intervention skills training, managing life and anxiety community education seminar

Our moderated Forums are a supportive community where you can chat with others in similar situations. Join a discussion or start a new one today.

Anxiety presents itself in many ways for all of us. It sometimes can be debilitating and an obstacle to living the life you want and can impact on family/carers and friends.

Our Education Seminars offer valuable insights and practical guidance to individuals and families living with anxiety disorders.