Immediate assistance & support

If you need professional support, please contact your doctor, local health centre, employment assistance service or one of the services listed below. Family and friends can also call upon these services for advice and assistance on how to support someone who is struggling with life.

If you are having suicidal thoughts, please seek assistance by contacting your trusted healthcare professional or calling Lifeline on 13 11 14 .

If you are concerned for your safety or the safety of others, seek immediate assistance by calling Triple Zero (000) .

LifelineFree support 24/7 Crisis support 13 11 14 Text support is here Online chat is here
Beyond Blue    Free support 24/7 Call a counsellor 1300 224 636 Go here for webchat counselling, email and online peer support
Kids HelplineFree service 24/7 with no problem too big or too small Call 1800 55 1800 Chat or email or to join My Circle or find out about the Niggle App  – see here
MensLine AustraliaFree 24/7 counselling for men Call 1300 78 99 78 Online and video chat – go here
13 YARNFree 24/7 confidential service run by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people   Call 13 92 76
GrieflineProvides free grief support and resources Call 1300 845 745 Resources available here
StandbyProvides free support to anyone who has been bereaved or impacted by suicide including witnesses Local services are listed here

12 December 2023