At times in our lives we may experience anxiousness, sadness, stress or feelings of loneliness. These feelings can be normal but when they last longer than usual and affect everyday life it is important to be connected with friends and family and to get support.

The following are a list of services that can help you find out what is going on and what you can do about it.





Suicide Call Back Service


Free counselling 24 hours a day, seven days a week for anyone thinking about suicide anyone worried about someone else or who has lost someone to suicide

1300 659 467




A 24 hour telephone crisis support line, suicide prevention, self-help tool kits and a service finder

13 11 14  


Mind Australia


Providing services and people with the skills they need for a full and meaningful life

1300 286 463

Black Dog Institute


A website full of information about mental health with advice on where and when to seek help


Beyond Blue


Support and advice and a website with information, support and encouragement to reach out.

1300 22 4636



National telephone and web counselling service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people, family and friends

1800 184 527

Mindspot Clinic


An online and telephone clinic providing free assessment and treatment services for adults with anxiety or depression

1800 61 44 34


SANE Australia



Information about mental illness, treatments, where to go for support and help carers

1800 18 7263

Relationships Australia


Relationship support services for individuals, families and communities

1300 364 277


Local Services



Individual outreach and group based recovery programs for people aged 16-64 with a mental illness

03 9448 5540


IPC Health

The Mercy Mental Health Team is based at IPC Hoppers Crossing. They provide non-urgent assessment, treatment, case management and support services to people with a mental illness.

8734 1550

Victorian Intake Assessment Service


An enquiry and referral point for people with a psychiatric disability aged 16-64, their carers/family to find and access mental health community support

1300 379 462



Your local GP


Talk to your GP about how you are feeling, issues you may be experiencing and your mental health



For Women

Jean Hailes


A health organisation providing information and resources on women’s health


For Men

Men’s Line Australia


Telephone and online support, information and referral service

1300 78 99 78


Man Therapy (Beyond Blue)

A toolkit with strategies and links to support

For Young People

Kids Helpline






A free and confidential telephone and online counselling for young people aged between 5 and 25 and their parents and carers

1800 55 1800





A website with help for young people to get information on the stuff they go through each day




Online and telephone service supporting young people and their families

1800 650 890


For Carers

Carers Australia


Counselling and emotional and psychological support for carers and their families

1800 242 636





Online help and support for parents, young people and schools

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