Helplines

In an emergency call 000 or visit your local emergency department

Helplines can provide you with immediate access to support and advice that is confidential, free and anonymous.

To find a helpline, please look at the list below:

Mental Health Support Lines

Mental Health Emergency Response Line

1300 555 788 (Metro) or 1800 676 822 (Peel)

RuralLink

1800 522 002

Lifeline

13 11 14

beyondblue

1300 224 636

Suicide Call Back Service*

1300 659 467

The Samaritans Crisis Line

08 9381 5555 (main line) 08 9388 2500 (Youth Line) or 1800 198 313 (Country Toll Free)

Men's Line Australia*

1300 789 978

QLife (LGBTI+, 3pm to 12am)*

1800 184 527

Quitline*

13 7848

Butterfly Foundation (eating disorders, Monday-Friday 8am to 9pm AEST)*

1800 334 673

Child Protection and Family Support Crisis Care Helpline*

08 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008 (Country Toll Free)

HealthDirect (general health information and advice)*

1800 022 222

Wellways (mental health system navigation, Monday - Friday 9am to 9pm AEST)*

1300 111 400

Kids and Youth Mental Health Support Lines 

headspace* 

1800 650 890 (12-25 year olds, family and friends)

Kids Helpline*

1800 551 800 (5 to 25 year olds) or 1800 654 432 (parents)

Youthbeyondblue 

1300 224 636 (12-25 year olds)

Alcohol and Other Drug Support Lines 

Alcohol and Drug Support Line

08 9442 5000 or 1800 198 024 (Country Toll Free)

Meth Helpline

1800 874 878

Parent and Family Drug Support Line

08 9442 5050 or 1800 653 203 (Country Toll Free)

 

 

* These services are not funded by the Mental Health Commission.