State and national phone lines
Mental health support
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please visit your nearest hospital or call Emergency Services on 000.
Lifeline 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention service to anyone experiencing a personal crisis – 13 11 14
Beyondblue 24 hour phone and online service with trained mental health professionals –1300 224 636
Children and youth support
Kids Helpline 24 hour telephone and online counselling service for children and young people aged five to 25 years – 1800 551 800
Headspace telephone and online service that supports young people aged 12–25 years and their families – 1800 650 890
Elder Abuse Helpline for people experiencing elder abuse, or have a question about elder abuse – 1300 724 679
Family and domestic violence
Everyone has the right to live a life free of violence.
Crisis care provides information and support to adults and children in crisis and referral to homeless refuges and women’s shelters – 9223 1111.
1800 RESPECT 24 hour support to people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse. Anyone regardless of age, gender or sexual orientation can use this free, confidential telephone and online counselling service – 1800 737 732
MensLine telephone and online counselling service for men with emotional health and relationship concerns – 1300 789 978