Find support

Please take care of yourself as you read through this website and ask for help if needed. Support is always available. Below are options for online and telephone information and support in Australia.


We are a national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. We exist so that no person in Australia has to face their darkest moments alone.


headspace is Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation, providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds.

Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service is a free nationwide service providing 24/7 phone and online counselling to people affected by suicide.

Beyond Blue

Some days are better than others and we all need a helping hand from time to time.
Beyond Blue is here to help all people in Australia achieve their best possible mental health. Earlier, easier, together.
Whether you're seeking mental health information or 24/7 qualified support for you or someone else, we're here for you.

MensLine Australia

MensLine Australia is a free telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men anywhere, anytime.

Kids Helpline

Open Arms

Open Arms – Veterans & Family Counselling was founded by Australia's Vietnam veterans. It is Australia’s leading provider of mental health assessment and counselling for Australian veterans and their families.

Defence Member and Family Helpline


Anonymous and confidential, ReachOut is a safe place where young people can openly express themselves, get a deeper understanding and perspective on what’s happening in their lives, connect with people who will provide judgement-free support, and build the resilience to manage their challenges now and in the future.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Helping to close the gap by providing the evidence base to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

QLife (LGBTIQ+ community)

The QLife family includes hundreds of highly experienced staff and volunteers Australia-wide. If you're looking to connect with someone to explore what's going on in your life, we're here to chat and to take your call from 3pm-midnight each day.

Culturally and linguistically diverse communities

It provides a national platform for Australian mental health services and multicultural communities to access resources, link to services and information in a culturally accessible format.

Head to Health

Whether you are looking for mental health support for yourself, someone you care about, or just trying to improve your wellbeing - Head to Health is a good place to start.

Head to Health helps all Australians access the mental health and wellbeing services that are right for them. It makes it easier to navigate and choose the most suitable care options, whether that’s face-to-face, via phone, or online.

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