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Support Services

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The following is a list of support services. Please call 000 if you require immediate help.

Beyond Blue

1300 224 636

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.


13 11 14

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.


1800 737 732

Confidential information, counselling and support service open 24 hours to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.

Black Dog Institute

02 9382 4530 | Clinic 02 9382 2991

Information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of depression and bipolar disorder.

Carers Australia

1800 242 636

Short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers and their families in each state and territory.

Counselling Online

1800 250 015

Counselling Online is a free and confidential service that provides 24/7 support to people across Australia affected by alcohol or other drug use. 


1300 374 377

DRS4DRS promotes the health and wellbeing of doctors and medical students across Australia. A 24/7 helpline is available.

Embrace Multicultural Mental Health

02 6285 3100

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

Gambler’s Help hotline

1800 858 858

A free and confidential hotline available 24/7 for those experiencing a gambling problem. Support includes counselling, information, referral and advice. 

Gambling Help Online

1800 858 858

Gambling Help Online is a free, confidential service that operates 24/7 to provide online support and referral for anyone affected by gambling. 

Hand-n-Hand Peer Support

Free, confidential peer support for health professionals in Australia and New Zealand.

Head to Health

An innovative website that can help you find free and low-cost, trusted online and phone mental health resources.


1800 650 890

Free online and telephone service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families going through a tough time.

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

MensLine Australia

1300 78 99 78

A telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way. 

MindSpot Clinic

1800 61 44 34

An online and telephone clinic providing free assessment and treatment services for Australian adults with anxiety or depression.

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)

02 6248 9300

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and Aboriginal Medical Services in each state and territory.

National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline

1800 250 015

A 24/7 free and confidential hotline for anyone affected by alcohol or other drugs. Support includes counselling, advice and referral to local services.

National Debt Helpline

1800 007 007

Financial counselling is available from the National Debt Helpline. Financial counsellors are qualified professionals who provide information, advice and advocacy to people in financial difficulty. Their services are free, confidential, independent and non-judgmental.


1800 184 527


QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for LGBTI people. The project provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to diverse people of all ages experiencing poor mental health, psychological distress, social isolation, discrimination, experiences of being misgendered and/or other social determinants that impact on their health and wellbeing.

Relationships Australia

1300 364 277

A provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.

SANE Australia

1800 18 7263

Information about mental illness, treatments, where to go for support and help carers.

Support after Suicide

03 9421 7640

Information, resources, counselling and group support to those bereaved by suicide. Education and professional development to health, welfare and education professionals.

The Butterfly Foundation

1800 33 4673

8am-midnight (AEST)

Phone, webchat and email support for those experiencing an eating disorder, friends, family, carers and professionals.