Need help now?

This blog is strictly intended to be an outlet and should in no way replace professional mental health treatment. If you are in crisis and considering suicide, please call 000 or visit your local hospital.

The following organisations are also able to assist in a crisis;

  • Lifeline ~ Access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.
  • Beyondblue ~ Information on depression, anxiety and related disorders.
  • Griefline ~ Free, confidential telephone counselling services to anyone in the community who may need support in order to express their feelings and experiences.
  • SANE ~ Information about treatments, symptoms, medications, where to go for support and help for carers.
    • 1800 187 263
    • 9 – 5 weekdays
  • ARAFEMI Carer Helpline ~ Free, confidential information, support and referral for family, carers and friends of people with a mental illness.
  • PANDA ~ Counselling for people affected by post or ante natal depression
  • Kids HelpLine ~ Free, private and confidential telephone and online counselling service for young people aged between 5 and 25.
  • OCD and Anxiety helpline ~ Assistance to callers to understand and manage symptoms of anxiety disorders and depression, and referral to community and health services.
  • Headspace ~ Online and telephone support and counselling to people aged 12 to 25.
    • 1800 650 890
    • Telephone: 10pm to 1am
    • Online counselling: 1pm to 1am
  • Mensline ~ Telephone and online support, information and referral service, advice for men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way.
  • Suicide call back ~ Crisis counselling to people at risk of suicide, carers for someone who is suicidal and those bereaved by suicide.

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