Phone: 1300 224 636
Beyond Blue has been providing supports and services to people in Australia for 20 years. They are Australia’s most well-known and visited mental health organisation, focused on supporting people affected by anxiety, depression and suicide. Available 24 hours/7 days a week, chat online or email
Phone: 1800 424 287
Supports anyone who's feeling lonely, needs to reconnect or just wants a chat. You can call them 7 days a week on or chat online with one of their trained volunteers. All conversations with FriendLine are anonymous. Support line is open from 10am – 8pm, 7 days a week / Online chat service is open from 5pm – 8.30pm, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday.
Phone: 1800 650 890
Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds. Headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.
Phone: 1800 55 1800
Australia’s only free 24/7 confidential and private counselling service specifically for children and young people aged 5 – 25.
Phone: 13 11 14
Provides 24-hour crisis counselling, support groups and suicide prevention services. Call 13 11 14, text on 0477 13 11 14 (12pm to midnight AEST) or chat online
MensLine Australia 24 hours/7 days a week
Phone: 1300 78 99 78
Professional telephone and online counselling service offering support to Australian men. Chat online or organise a video chat.
Phone: 1800 011 046
Open Arms Veterans and Families Counselling provides 24/7 free and confidential counselling to anyone who has served at least one day in the ADF, their partners and families.
PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia) 9am – 7:30pm AEST (Mon-Fri).
Phone: 1300 726 306
Supports women, men and families across Australia affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood. PANDA operates Australia’s only National Helpline for individuals and their families to recover from perinatal anxiety and depression, a serious illness that affects up to one in five expecting or new mums and one in ten expecting or new dads.
Phone: 13 22 89
Parentline is a phone service for parents and carers of children from birth to 18 years old, offering confidential and anonymous counselling and support on parenting issues.
Phone: 1800 187 263
Provides support to anyone in Australia affected by complex mental health issues, as well as their friends, family members and health professionals. Call, 10am – 10pm AEST (Mon – Fri), or chat online.
Suicide Call Back Service
Phone: 1300 659 467
Suicide Call Back Service offers free professional 24/7 telephone counselling support to people at risk of suicide, concerned about someone at risk, bereaved by suicide and people experiencing emotional or mental health issues.
Phone: 1800 737 732
National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service. Confidential service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They can provide information: On sexual assault, domestic and family violence, abuse, and other issues; Referral: Putting you in touch with people and services that can help you; Counselling: What you talk about and how much you say is up to you.