Suicide call back service
24 hour counselling for anyone affected by suicide
Ph: 1300 659 467
Lifeline Crisis Number
24 hour crisis counselling
Ph: 13 11 14
HeadspaceOnline & phone support for young people & families
Ph: 1800 650 890
Phone and online support, information, referral
Ph: 1300 789978
Kids Helpline Phone & Online counselling support for ages 5 to 25
Ph: 1800 55 1800
SANE Australia Information for mental illness, treatment, support
Ph: 1800 18 7263
Domestic Violence Connect
Crisis support, counselling and referral
Ph: 1800 811 811
1800 RESPECT National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence
Ph: 1800 737 732
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Suicide Call Back Service
Provides free 24/7 counselling by phone, video and online counselling for anyone affected by suicide.
Covers information and fact sheets and self-help tools on feeling suicidal, concerns about someone else and bereavement from suicide. Information for self-harm also available.
Immediate help is available via online chat and video counselling.
Ph: 1300 659 467
National response to reduce the prevalence of depression in Australia.
Brave Program – Free Anxiety Self Help – Beyondblue for youth
A free online self-help, evidenced based program that has been proven to prevent and treat anxiety in young people and children. Programs for both 8-12 & 12 – 17 age groups.
The course provides up to 10 sessions and can be used on your computer, tablet, can be worked through at your own pace and not monitored by anyone.
Programs for parents also available.
Moodgym – Beyondblue
Moodgym is a free, confidential and interactive web program designed to prevent depression. It consists of 5 modules, an interactive game, anxiety and depression assessments, downloadable relaxation audio, a workbook and feedback assessment.
Moodgym covers principles of cognitive behavioural therapy, works through dealing with stress, relationship breakdowns, teaching relaxation and meditation techniques.
Free, relates to a wide range of adult users and acceptability with adolescents.
e-couch is an interactive self- help program/s for social anxiety, generalised anxiety, depression, divorce & separation and bereavement/loss.
Each sub program begins with “armchair” scenarios which provides information about symptoms, diagnosis, getting help and treatments.
Users can read through information and choose from a range of self-help “toolkits” to draw on a range of therapies including CBT, physical activity, mindfulness and relaxation.
Smiling Mind – Mindfulness Meditation App
Provides a free app to download for all age groups ranging from 7yrs to adult.
Mindfulness guided meditation programs are designed to assist people in dealing with the stress, pressure and challenges of everyday life.
Developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to people’s lives.
The Butterfly Foundation- Eating Disorders- prevention & Treatment
Provides online support with online information and chat line support groups for people suffering from eating disorders and negative body image issues and their families. Telephone support also available on 1800 33 4673.
Black Dog Institute
Expert information on depression and Bipolar Disorder for the general public as well as professionals, including information on getting help for mood disorders, suggestions on ways of staying well, and detailed information about the Institute's research activities.
An online support group for people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders. It aims to reduce stigma, and to provide support, hope and opportunities for sharing successful coping strategies. The group is run as a moderated bulletin board with strict protocols to enhance safety and privacy.
anxietyonline provides psycho-educational information about anxiety disorders, free automated psychological assessment and self-help treatment programs, plus low cost therapist-assisted programs over 12 weeks.
A national online youth suicide prevention program.
Sane Helpline provides information about symptoms, treatments, medications, where to go for support and help for carers. Easy to read pamphlets and other information are also sent out on request. SANE also provides a Helpline Online service. You can use this to ask questions about mental illness and related topics.
A national online and telephone mental health support for young people and their friends 12 – 25 yrs. Provides a confidential and secure space where young people can chat, email or speak with qualified mental health professional.