Free Call 1800 592 213

NATIONAL HELPLINES

Beyond Blue

Phone 1300 224 636

Offers a support service for treatment and prevention of anxiety and depression. The beyondblue online forums are also a great way to connect with people online, in a safe and anonymous environment, to discuss anxiety, depression, suicide and a range of life issues. Anyone in Australia can participate in discussions, connect with others and share their experiences.

 

Black Dog Institute 

Information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of depression and bipolar disorder. Black Dog Institute has a list of support groups that can help you connect with groups of people who meet regularly to discuss their experiences, their problems and their strategies for coping.

 

Carers Australia

1800 242 636

Short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers and their families in each state and territory.

 

Headspace

1800 650 890

Free online and telephone service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families going through a tough time.

 

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

 

MensLine Australia

1300 78 99 78

A telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way.

 

mindhealthconnect

An innovative website dedicated to providing access to trusted, relevant mental health care services, online programs and resources.

 

MindSpot Clinic

1800 61 44 34

An online and telephone clinic providing free assessment and treatment services for Australian adults with anxiety or depression.

 

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and Aboriginal Medical Services in each state and territory.

 

QLife

1800 184 527

3pm – 12am

QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for LGBTI people. The project provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer-supported telephone and web-based services to diverse people of all ages experiencing poor mental health, psychological distress, social isolation, discrimination, experiences

 

SANE Australia

1800 18 7263

Information about mental illness, treatments, where to go for support and help for carers.

 

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