Australian Mental Health Helplines

These Australian mental health resource lists have been compiled by Dr Mark Tayar as part of his upcoming book on psychosis but each have a specific focus on certain situations, symptoms or diagnoses related to mental illness.

If you or someone you are with is in immediate danger, you must call 000

Lifeline Australia

13 11 14

24 hour crisis support including online chat

SANE Helpline

1800 187 263

Weekdays 10am-10pm AEST

One Door

1800 843 539

Weekdays 9am-5pm AEST

Wellways

1300 111 400

Weekdays 9am-9pm AEST

Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467

24 hour crisis support including online chat

Beyondblue

1300 22 4636

24 hour support for depression and anxiety

MensLine Australia

1300 78 99 78

24 hour crisis support for Men

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

24 hour support for young people aged 5-25

GriefLine

1300 845 745
Support for grief 12pm-3am AEST

1800RESPECT

1800 737 732

24 hour support for abuse or sexual assault

Q Life

1800 184 527

Support for LGBTI people 3pm-Midnight

The Butterfly Foundation

1800 33 4673

Support for eating disorders 8-12am AEST

Healthdirect

1800 022 222

Support from a registered nurse or GP

Grow

1800 558 268

Groups that meet for 2hrs on mental health

Relationships Australia

1300 364 277

Relationship support services

Blue Knot Foundation Helpline

1300 657 380

Support for complex trauma

Family Drug Support

1300 368 186

24 hour support for carers of drug users

Carers Australia

1800 242 636

9am-5pm weekday support for carers

PANDA

1300 726 306

Perinatal support weekdays 9am-7:30pm AEST

Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS)

1800 011 046

24 hour support for vets and their families

For emergencies -dial 000 now. For a crisis, call a state-government run mental health line

Are we missing a good Australian mental health helpline? Please let us know below.

July 30, 2018

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