I need help now
If you or the person you support is in immediate danger call 000.
This program aims to prevent mental ill-health and suicidal distress. It does not provide clinical services for people in crisis.
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24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services. To find local services in your area, use Lifeline’s Service Finder.
Suicide Call Back Service
1300 659 467
24/7 crisis support for people at risk of suicide, carers and bereaved.
1300 78 99 78
24/7 telephone and online support, information and referral service for men.
13 92 76
24/7 crisis support for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Online support and services
1800 422 737
Emotional, practical and financial support for carers, including emergency respite and phone counselling 8am- 5pm, Monday to Friday.
1800 242 636
Carer support, services and contact details for your nearest state and territory Carers Association.
1300 33 95 94
Support for first responders and their families.
1800 33 4673
Telephone support service, 8am – midnight (AEST/AEDT) every day, online information and resources on eating disorders.
1800 18 7263
Telephone mental illness advice and referrals, weekdays 10am – 10pm (AEST/AEDT), online resources and information.
1800 184 527
Telephone and online chat support service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex (LGBTI) communities, 3:00pm – midnight every day.
- Make an appointment with your local GP
- If your workplace offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) you may be able to access free, confidential counselling
- Find a GP with an interest in mental health through Beyond Blue
- Find a psychologist by postcode through the Australian Psychological Society
- Visit your local headspace centre if you are 12-25 years old.
Supporting someone can come at a financial cost. You may face additional healthcare and transport expenses or have to reduce your work hours. There is financial support available to help you with some of these costs.