If you are experiencing mental ill health we encourage you to reach out for support on your recovery journey. The below organisations provide free advice and information.
If life is in danger please call 000 for emergency assistance from police, ambulance or fire services.
National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline | 1800 250 015
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Support Services
Alcohol and Drug Information and Support Services (ADIS) | For local numbers visit the website
Wellmob | Social, emotional and cultural wellbeing online resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.
COVID-19 Support Services
For current health information regarding COVID-19 visit the Department of Health website or call the Coronavirus Health Information Line 1800 020 080. If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.
Natural Disaster Support Services
If you have been impacted by a natural disaster (including bushfire, flood, drought), you can access immediate free counselling by contacting Services Australia 1800 22 66 or your local GP or health professional.
For additional information regarding financial assistance and support visit the National Bushfire Recovery Agency. You can also access mental health information, disaster toolkits and resources at Head to Health.
Financial Support Services
Defence Force and Veteran Support Services
Defence Force personnel can also contact your; Local health facility, Mental Health & Psychology Section, Chaplain, Unit Welfare Officer, Chain of command.
If you don't feel like you can call any of the above service, you can also:
- talk to someone you trust
- contact your GP, a counsellor, psychologist or psychiatrist
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Please note: the National Mental Health Commission does not take responsibility for the information or advice accessed outside our website.