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Mental Health Support

Understanding and responding to mental health needs should never feel like a burden. There are many resources available to help you to manage the sometimes complex issues and behaviours.

For emergencies
Call 000

If you need to speak to someone urgently:

Lifeline
Telephone Crisis Support
13 11 14
Lifeline Crisis Support website
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Lifeline Crisis Support Chat
7:00pm - 12:00am (AEST), 7 days a week

 

Kids Helpline
Kids Helpline Telephone Counselling Support
1800 55 1800

Kids Helpline Counselling Support website
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Kids Helpline Online Chat
8:00am - 12:00am (AEST), 7 days a week

 

Other Helplines

Beyond Blue Support Service
1300 22 4636
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Beyond Blue Online Chat
3:00pm - 12:00am (AEST), 7 days a week

 

Translating & Interpreting Service

Translating and Interpreting Service website
131 450
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

 

State Specific Mental Health Crisis Services

 

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

1800 629 354
(free call except from mobiles)
or 02 6205 1065

ACT Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team
Available 24/7

NEW SOUTH WALES

1800 011 511
Mental Health Line
Available 24/7

NORTHERN TERRITORY

1800 682 288
NT Mental Health Line
Available 24/7

QUEENSLAND

1300 64 22 55
1300 MH CALL
Available 24/7

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

13 14 65
Mental Health Triage
Available 24/7

TASMANIA

1800 332 388
Mental Health Services helpline triage
Available 24/7

VICTORIA

1300 874 243
Psychiatric triage
Available 24/7

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Metro: 1300 555 788
Peel: 1800 676 822
Rural Link: 1800 552 002
TTY: 1800 720 101
Mental Health Emergency Response Line
Available 24/7

 

Other Expert Resources 

Headspace provides face-to-face, online and telephone information and support to young people, their family and friends.
Find your nearest centre here or get help online here.

Reach Out offers free coaching and support to parents and careers of teenagers.

Suicide Call Back Service for anyone thinking about suicide.
1300 659 467.

Raising Children Network has fact sheets and information about teen mental health.

We Al-li is a First Nations organisation that offers Culturally Informed Trauma Integrated Healing Approach (CITIHA) Training to Individuals, Family, Community and Organisations across Australia.

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