We do not provide clinical services for people in crises.

If you, or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 000, visit your nearest hospital emergency or use any of the crisis helplines below.

National crisis numbers

Lifeline 13 11 14 – 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 telephone crisis support for people at risk of suicide, carers and bereaved, as well as online resources and information.

Kids Helpline
1800 551 800 – 24/7 telephone counselling for young people 5-25 years.

MensLine Australia
1300 789 978 – 24/7 telephone and online support, information and referral service for men.

1300 224 636 – 24/7 telephone support service and online chat 4pm – 10pm (AEST).

Additional helplines and online services

SANE Australia
1800 187 263 – Telephone mental illness advice and referrals, weekdays 9am – 5pm (AEST), 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.
Online crisis and mental health information for young people aged 14-25 years.

Butterfly Foundation
1800 334 673 – Telephone support service, 8am – 9pm every day, online information and resources on eating disorders.

Online support for young people aged 12-25 years, including mental health, drug and alcohol issues.

Social and Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services in Aboriginal Australia
Online resources and information on cultural concepts of social and emotional wellbeing and mental health, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and service providers.

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia
Information and advice on mental health and suicide prevention for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Black Dog Institute
Clinical and research expertise and community education about depression and bipolar disorder.