For crisis support or when you are feeling overwhelmed and need immediate assistance
In Australia, there are many support helplines that provide services from emergency crisis support to general counselling and mental health advice. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with these services and how to use them.
Beyond Blue 1300 224 636 – 24/7
Beyond Blue offers brief support and advice, and can also point you in the right direction so you can get the help you need. Translated services and services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing can also be provided, visit their website for more information here.
Lifeline 13 11 14 – 24/7
Lifeline offers confidential 1 on 1 short-term support with a trained crisis support worker for people who are feeling overwhelmed or are having issues with coping or staying safe. Learn more about lifeline at their website.
MensLine Australia 1300 78 99 78 – 24/7
Professional 24/7 telephone counselling and support for men with a variety of concerns including general mental health, anger management, addiction, violence and relationships etc. Learn more about them at their website.
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 – 24/7
Kids Helpline connects children and young adults ( 5 to 25 ) with a qualified counsellor for any reason. Web-based chat services and email coorespondence are also provided on their website. Visit Kids Helpine to learn more.
This website should not be used in emergency situations as it is not monitored at all times. If you need immediate assistance, please contact Lifeline at 13 11 14 for 24/7 Crisis Support.