Mental health services
Mental health services
External services providing telephone, video and online counselling and information resources about mental health.
If you feel unsafe right now, call emergency services on 000 (triple zero).
Beyond Blue – Online information and 24/7 telephone support and advice from a trained mental health professional. Phone 1300 22 4636
Black Dog Institute – Online information and research about mental health.
Embrace Multicultural Mental Health – Website with information in multiple languages for people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation – Free information and support for health and wellbeing, relationships, work and study, and alcohol and other drugs.
Kids Helpline – 24/7 telephone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25. Phone 1800 55 1800
Lifeline – 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services. Phone 13 11 14
MensLine Australia - 24/7 telephone and online counselling for men. Phone 1800 737 732. Qualified counsellors specialise in relationship breakdown, separation and divorce, parenting, family violence (for those who use and experience family violence), suicide prevention and emotional wellbeing.
Multicultural Mental Health Australia - Mental health support for culturally and linguistically diverse people.
Open Arms – 24/7 mental health and wellbeing support for current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel and their families. Phone 1800 011 046
ReachOut – Online mental health support and free apps for young people.
SANE Australia - Peer support, counselling, support, information and referrals for adults with a complex mental health issue, complex trauma or high levels of psychological distress. Phone 1800 187 263
SuicideLine Victoria - 24/7 telephone, video and online counselling. Phone 1300 651 251
Suicide Call Back Service – 24/7 Australia-wide telephone and online counselling for people affected by suicide. Phone 1300 659 467
Switchboard Victoria - Telephone counselling, information and referrals for LGBTIQ communities.
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