We are part of wide network of organisations throughout Australia working to
support people with their Mental Health. We've brought together a contact list
of useful links to help you find all the support that's available right at your
finger tips to change and recover.
We offer these resources when we have a caller in immediate severe emotional distress who would benefit from short term and immediate crisis support. Often we will provide a longer term option through our service, but complement that support with access short term to one of these crisis support lines.
This is a 24 hour national number who can help put you in contact with a crisis service in your state.
This is a 24 hour national number for people who are suicidal, carers for someone who is suicidal or bereaved by suicide.
This is a telephone counselling service for young people aged 5 years to 25 years of age.
This is a 24 hour national Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
24/7 telephone counselling for patient/families facing the challenges of a serious illness/ care at the end of life/ bereavement
We've gathered some great resources for more in-depth Information about symptoms and treatments related to mental illness and how to care for yourself.
These services are available in the instances where we can't find a promising therapist match via our network that would be convenient for the caller. Often one of these other organisations can help if you seek free telephone or online counselling support.
A 24/7 support line, this national service supports men and boys who are dealing with family and relationship difficulties.
A 24/7 telephone line that offers counselling and group programs for veterans and families.
Support and information via phone and online for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex communities. This service operates 5:30pm to 10:30pm daily.
Short-term emotional/psychological support for carers and families, operating 9am to 5pm.
A service for web chat, email or phone support for young people aged 12-25 years old or their family. The service operates 9am-1pm daily.
A 24/7 online service giving support for drug and alcohol-related issues. www.counsellingonline.org.au
A 24/7 service for brief phone or web chat support.
A comprehensive list of different support groups that run all around Australia, that are free to attend. Groups are listed under the different concerns they offer support with.
CAN Mental Health Reality Check ACT Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia NT CentaCare Cairns Neami National Lifeline Centres Australia CAN Health
Black Dog Institute Serenity NSW GROW (NSW, ACT, Darwin, QLD, Cairns, SA, Tas, VIC) Mental Health Foundation ACT Post and Ante Natal Depression Support and Information Depression and Bipolar Meet-up Group QLD Hand Up Townsville Mental Health Foundation of Victoria The Shack (borderline personality disorder) Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria Even Keel Bipolar Support Group WA
The Compassionate Friends- different groups for different states Ever After Widowed- for widows/widowers with young children Legacy- cares for families of deceased veterans Bears of Hope- (for loss of baby during pregnangy/birth or infancy) SOS Survivors of Suicide Bereavement Support Association Solace Association Support After Suicide (provided by Jesuit Social Services)
Calling local council for information on support groups being run in the area Mensline
Eating Disorders VIC BeyondBlue
ARAFMI Carers Australia FYRENIYCE
Reality Check ACT
A list of different support groups that run online, that are free to attend. Groups are listed under the different concerns they offer support with.