Reach out / Help

Where to get help

  • Your doctor
  • Lifeline, call 13 11 14
  • Kids Helpline, call 1800 55 1800
  • Mental Health Foundation of Australia (Victoria), call (03) 9826 1422
  • Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) – Register of psychotherapists and counselors, call (03) 9486 3077
  • SANE Australia Helpline – call 1800 18 7263 for information about mental illness, treatments and support for you and your carer.
  • Lifeline  – call 13 11 14
  • SuicideLine – call 1300 651 251
  • Mensline Australia – call 1300 78 99 78 for telephone support, information and referrals for men dealing with relationship issues, or visit their website.
  • Beyondblue –  call 1300 22 4636 for telephone support, information and resources for people dealing with depression or anxiety, or visit their website.
  • Suicide Call Back Service – call 1300 659 467
  • Carers Australia – call 1800 242 636 to find out about short-term counselling and support services for carers and their families in Victoria.
  • MindSpot Clinic – call 1800 61 44 34 for a free assessment and treatment service for Australian adults with anxiety or depression.
  • Support after Suicide – visit their website for resources, information, counselling and group support for people dealing with suicide.
  • Black Dog Institute – visit their website for information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of bipolar disorder and depression.
  • Mindhealthconnect– access mental health care services, resources and online programs.
  • Poisons Information – call 131 126 for advice about poisonings, bites and medicine overdoses.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 1800 200 526 to talk to experienced family violence counsellors, 24 hours a day.
  • Relationships Australia – call 1300 364 277 or visit the website for relationship support for individuals and families.
  • Direct Line – call 1800 888 236 for Confidential alcohol and drug counselling and referral.
  • At ease – an online suite of self help mental health tools by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Many more links can be found at:

https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/servicesandsupport/counselling-online-and-phone-support-for-mental-illness

 

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