We are fortunate in Australia to have many community-based organisations that provide quality help for those in need at no cost or for a minimal fee.

The organisations listed here are well recognised in their field of expertise and the contact details are provided here as an initial and easy reference point.

This is not an exhaustive listing and there may be other providers in your local area that are also available.

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue

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

1300 22 4636

VISIT WEBSITE

Lifeline

Lifeline

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

We’re committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope.

Our vision is for an Australia free of suicide.

13 11 14

VISIT WEBSITE

1800RESPECT

1800RESPECT

1800Respect is an Australian national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault. The telephone service is available 24 hours per day.

1800 737 732

VISIT WEBSITE

DVConnect

DVConnect

QLD Local domestic violence support services

1800 811 811

VISIT WEBSITE

Black Dog Institute

Black Dog Institute

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

VISIT WEBSITE

Carers Australia

Carers Australia

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

1800 242 636

VISIT WEBSITE

Headspace

Headspace

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

1800 650 890

VISIT WEBSITE

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline

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

1800 55 1800

VISIT WEBSITE

MensLine

MensLine

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

1300 78 99 78

VISIT WEBSITE

Gambling Help Online

Gambling Help Online

24/7 telephone counselling support and online resources. Gambling help and information available in a number of languages.

VISIT WEBSITE

MindSpot Clinic

MindSpot Clinic

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)

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

1800 61 44 34

VISIT WEBSITE

QLife

QLife

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.

1800 184 527

VISIT WEBSITE

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia

Australia -wide provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.

1300 364 277

VISIT WEBSITE

SANE Australia

SANE Australia

SANE Australia is a national mental health charity working to support four million Australians affected by complex mental illness. SANE’s work includes mental health awareness, online peer support and information, stigma reduction, specialist helpline support, research and advocacy.

1800 18 7263

VISIT WEBSITE

Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. The service provides telephone counselling, video meeting and online chat services.

1300 659 467

VISIT WEBSITE

Support after Suicide

Resources, counselling and support information for those affected by suicide.

VISIT WEBSITE

We are fortunate in Australia to have many community-based organisations that provide quality help for those in need at no cost or for a minimal fee.

The organisations listed here are well recognised in their field of expertise and the contact details are provided here as an initial and easy reference point.

This is not an exhaustive listing and there may be other providers in your local area that are also available.

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue

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

1300 22 4636

VISIT WEBSITE

Lifeline

Lifeline

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

We’re committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope.

Our vision is for an Australia free of suicide.

13 11 14

VISIT WEBSITE

1800RESPECT

1800RESPECT

1800Respect is an Australian national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault. The telephone service is available 24 hours per day.

1800 737 732

VISIT WEBSITE

DVConnect

DVConnect

QLD Local domestic violence support services

1800 811 811

VISIT WEBSITE

Black Dog Institute

Black Dog Institute

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

VISIT WEBSITE

Carers Australia

Carers Australia

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

1800 242 636

VISIT WEBSITE

Headspace

Headspace

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

1800 650 890

VISIT WEBSITE

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline

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

1800 55 1800

VISIT WEBSITE

MensLine

MensLine

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

1300 78 99 78

VISIT WEBSITE

Gambling Help Online

Gambling Help Online

24/7 telephone counselling support and online resources. Gambling help and information available in a number of languages.

VISIT WEBSITE

MindSpot Clinic

MindSpot Clinic

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)

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

1800 61 44 34

VISIT WEBSITE

QLife

QLife

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.

1800 184 527

VISIT WEBSITE

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia

Australia -wide provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.

1300 364 277

VISIT WEBSITE

SANE Australia

SANE Australia

SANE Australia is a national mental health charity working to support four million Australians affected by complex mental illness. SANE’s work includes mental health awareness, online peer support and information, stigma reduction, specialist helpline support, research and advocacy.

1800 18 7263

VISIT WEBSITE

Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. The service provides telephone counselling, video meeting and online chat services.

1300 659 467

VISIT WEBSITE

Support after Suicide

Resources, counselling and support information for those affected by suicide.

VISIT WEBSITE