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Emergency assistance 000

If you need emergency assistance phone 000 for police, ambulance or fire services

Crisis support lines 24/7

Lifeline 13 11 14

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467

Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800

MensLine Australia 1300 78 99 78

For current and former ADF members and their families

Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service 1800 011 046

All-hours Support Line 1800 628 036

Defence Family Helpline 1800 624 608

1800 IM SICK 1800 467 425

You can also get help from:

  • A local GP or health professional

ADF personnel can also contact your:

  • local health facility
  • Mental Health & Psychology Section
  • Chaplain
  • Unit Welfare Officer
  • chain of command.

"Even the most disadvantaged Australians should be able to lead a 'contributing life,' whatever that means for them and this simple goal will be our touchstone and yardstick."

Chair Prof Allan Fels AO
National Mental Health Commission

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