Live chat and online forums

Live chat

Live chat services can provide you with access to counselling or advice straight from your computer in real time. 

Alcohol and Drug Support Service Live Chat (7am to 11pm WA time)

beyondblue online chat (3pm to 12am Eastern Standard Time)

Lifeline Crisis Support Chat (7pm to 4am Eastern Standard Time)

eheadspace (12 to 25 year olds)*

Butterfly Live Chat (eating disorders) (Monday-Friday 8am to 9pm AEST)*

Online forums

Online forums allow you to get support from others who are affected by mental illness and share similar experiences.

Sane Australia forums*

eheadspace group chat sessions (12 to 25 year olds)*

ReachOut.com online forums (14 to 25 year olds)*

beyondblue online forums

 

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