If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate help, call 000 or head to the emergency department. SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTY does not provide counselling services.
If you or someone you know needs support with their mental health, there are many in-person, telephone and online counselling services available.
GP (family doctor)
- Mental health support and referrals to mental health specialists.
- Find a GP using this link Heathdirect
Relationships Australia Tasmania – 1300 364 277
- Delivers a wide range of services including, counselling, education, early intervention and support services.
Youth Health Service
Physical and mental health services for young people 12 – 24
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.
beyondblue web chat support (3pm – 12am)
Lifeline crisis web support (7pm – 12am)
e-headspace web support (ages 12 – 25)
Mensline (online chat and video counselling 24hrs)