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If you’re looking for specific advice or specialist support, these organisations may be able to help.

You can browse a range of different organisations and referral sites using the categories below. Contact details and organisational information is included.

Remember, if you can't find what you need here, a GP or local counselling
centre is always a good starting point.

You can also use our service finder to locate services near you.


Call us 13 11 14 (24-hour crisis support)

Chat to a crisis supporter

Text with us on 0477 13 11 14

Provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.



Call 13 92 76 (24-hour crisis support)

Visit 13yarn.org.au

National 24/7 crisis support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people. Staffed by Lifeline trained Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporters for mob who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping.



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.


Beyond Blue

1300 22 4636

Beyond Blue helpline is provided by mental health professionals, 24/7. All calls and chats are confidential.


SANE Austalia

1800 18 7263

sane.org website

For people with recurring, persistent or complex mental health issues and trauma, and for their families, friends and communities. SANE provides counselling support, peer support services, a guided service and resources. You can access more information here or call 1800 187 263 or sane.org.au


Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

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


Head to Health

Head to Health

Head to Health can help you find the right Australian digital mental health and wellbeing resources, for yourself or for someone you care about.


Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467

Suicide Call Back Service provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide.


Carers Australia

1800 242 636

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


MensLine Australia

1300 78 99 78

MensLine Australia is available 24/7 via phone or online.  To support men with issues including mental health, relationship and divorce, emotional wellbeing and social connection.



1800 184 527 (3pm - 12am)

QLife is a peer support counselling and referral service for LGBTI people. It provides peer telephone and web-based services to diverse people of all ages.


Relationships Australia

1300 364 277

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


Reach Out

Reach Out

Forums and web-based support for young people. Reachout also provide resources and support for parents and school.


Alcohol & Drug Foundation

Dedicated national organisation for the prevention of harm caused by alcohol and drugs.  Resources, facts, and discussion points for addition.

Alcohol & Drug Foundation

1300 85 85 84


Gambling Help Online

Free support for anyone affected by gambling in Australia.  Chat, counselling, email support, and self-help.

Gambling Help Online

1800 858 858

Narcotics Anonymous Australia

Narcotics Anonymous is a non-profit society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem.

Narcotics Anonymous

1300 652 820

Support after Suicide

Provide support to those bereaved by suicide with resources and services for individuals and professionals.

Support after Suicide

03 9421 7640


Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

Bereavement counselling, support group and, information for bereaved adults, adolescents, children and families. Also provides education and training opportunities for health professionals.

Grief and Bereavement

03 9265 2100


Provides information and confidential 24/7 support by trained parent supporters who have a personal understanding of the grief and confusion that may be experienced following miscarriage, stillbirth, or the death of a baby. SANDS also holds group support meetings.


1300 072 637



A free national helpline offering confidential telephone counselling and support to Australians in their grief by providing space to be heard without judgement or labels, and offering hope and healing after loss.

Griefline website

1300 845 745


A national counselling service providing information and support (telephone and online) for people who have experienced sexual assault or domestic and family violence.


1800 737 732

Phoenix Australia

Australia’s National Centre for Excellence in Post-traumatic Mental Health and wellbeing. Phoenix Australia works to build capability of individuals, organisations, and the community to understand, prevent, and recover from the adverse mental health effects of trauma.

Phoenix Australia

(03) 9035 5599

Blue Knot

Blue knot supports adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse, parents, partners, family and friends as well as the professionals who work with them. This service operates from 9am-5pm AEST Monday-Sunday and public holidays.

Blue Knot

1300 657 380

Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma

A network of Australia’s eight specialist rehabilitation agencies that work with survivors of torture and trauma who have come to Australia from overseas. 


07 3391 6677

Chronic Pain Australia

Chronic Pain Australia exists to reduce the unnecessary suffering and isolation caused by chronic pain in the Australian community.

Chronic Pain Australia

Email: national.office@chronicpainaustralia.org.au

Pain Australia

Pain Australia is the national peak body working to improve the quality of life of people living with pain, their families and carers, and to minimise the social and economic burden of pain. 

Pain Australia

(02) 6232 5588


QLife provides Australia-wide anonymous, LGBTI peer support, and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings, or relationships.


1800 184 527


Creates opportunities for people in LGBTI+ communities to live their healthiest lives.


02 9206 2000

Butterfly Foundation

Works with Australians who are impacted by eating disorders and body image issues, and for the families, friends, and communities who support them.

Butterfly Foundation

1800 334 673

Black Dog Institute

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


Beyond Blue

Works to improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities affected by anxiety, depression, and suicide.

1300 22 46 36


Embrace Multicultural Mental Health

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



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.


Health Direct

Government operated free Australian health advice.

1800 022 222


National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)

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


Support after Suicide

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


Head to Health

Head to Health can help you find the right Australian digital mental health and wellbeing resources, for yourself or for someone you care about.

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