Get Help

If you or someone you know needs support with their mental health, there are many in-person, telephone and online counselling services available.

Lifeline Australia – 13 11 14 – ‘Crisis support and suicide prevention.’

Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800 – ‘Free confidential telephone and online counselling service for children and young people aged 5-25.’

MensLine Australia  – 1300 789 978 – ‘Telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men deal with relationship problems in a practical’ and effective way.

Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467 – ‘Free nationwide telephone and online counselling for anyone affected by suicide.’

Beyondblue – 1300 224 636 – ‘Free nationwide telephone and online counselling for any mental health issue.  Information and support for depression, suicide, anxiety disorders and other mental issues.’

SANE – 1800 187 263 – ‘Information about mental health disorders, treatments and where to go for support.’

Butterfly Foundation – 1800 33 4673 – ‘Butterfly’s ED HOPE is Australia’s national eating disorders support service. Only available 8am-12am AEST, 7 days a week.’

Open Arms1800 011 046 – ‘24/7 support for current and ex-serving ADF personnel and their families’

QLife1800 184 527 –  ‘Anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. 3pm – midnight, every day.’

beyondblue web chat support – (3pm – 12am)

Lifeline crisis web support – (7pm – 12am)

Suicide Call Back Service text support – (24hrs)

e-headspace web support – (ages 12 – 25)

Mensline – (online chat and video counselling 24hrs)

Headspace – Yarn Safe (Aboriginal Health Service)

Open Arms – 24/7 support for current and ex-serving ADF personnel and their families

QLife – Anonymous and free webchat LGBTIQ+ peer support, 3pm – midnight, every day.

Working It Out – Tasmania’s only dedicated LGBTIQ+ support, advocacy and education service (support groups).