There are several organisations that provide support for people with mental health issues, their families and carers throughout Australia. For people who need support with depression, anxiety or suicidal thoughts you can ring the Mental Health Line in your state or territory listed below.

If you are in immediate danger, please call 000.

Australian Capital Territory

Access Mental Health 1800 629 354

New South Wales

Mental Health Line 1800 011 511

Northern Territory

Mental Health Line 1800 682 288

Queensland

1300 MH CALL 1300 642 255

South Australia

SA Health Mental Health Triage Service 13 14 65

Tasmania

Mental Health Services Helpline 1800 332 388 between 9am to 10pm every day

Victoria

Suicide Help Line 1300 651 251

Mental Health & Wellbeing Hubs 1300 375 330 available 24 hours, every day

Western Australia

Mental Health Emergency Response Line 1800 676 822 (Peel Region) or 1300 555 788 (Perth Metro) available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Rurallink (Rural and Regional WA) 1800 552 002 available 4.30pm – 8:30am Monday to Friday and 24 hours Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. During business hours you will be connected to your local community mental health clinic.

 

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