Mental Health Resources

Please refer to this list of mental health resources contact telephone numbers for support. 

Suicide and crisis support: If you or someone you know needs help now, you can scroll down to the numbers below for support 24/7. 

Always call 000 if you or someone you are with is in immediate danger or go to your nearest hospital emergency department. 

Suicide and crisis support


24-hour crisis support telephone service. Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services. 

Kids Helpline 

A telephone counselling support line for children, teens and young people ages 5 to 25 and available 24/7.

Suicide Call Back Service 

National services that provide free 24/7 phone, video and online professional counselling to people at risk of suicide, concerned about someone at risk or affected by suicide.  


Other Services

These services are not crisis support lines but can be used to speak to a mental health professional when you need to.  

Beyond Blue 

Talk to a trained mental health professional any time of the day or night. Calls are confidential. They will listen, provide information and advice and point you in the right direction to seek further support. 

MensLine Australia 

Online and phone counselling support for men. Please note MensLine Australia is only available to people living in Australia aged 15 years and older (18 for video chat). 


Butterfly Foundation 

Online and phone counselling, information and online support groups for people concerned about eating disorders, disordered eating, body image problems. 

Carers Australia 

Short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers and their families. 

Alcohol and Other Drugs Information Service (ADIS) telephone services

Phone: 1800 250 015
ADIS provides 24/7 telephone counselling, support, referrals and information for those affected by alcohol or other drugs. ADIS counsellors are trained to work with people who are concerned about their own alcohol and drug use, as well as callers who are concerned about their family or friends. ADIS is a free and confidential service.

They don't have a website - but through this website you can access the webchat.
ADIS Web Chat
 is available from Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm (including public holidays).