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.

Organisation

 

Contact

Web

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

 

https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

 

Lifeline

 

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

13 11 14

 

https://www.lifeline.org.au  

 

Mind Australia

 

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

1300 286 463

 

https://www.mindaustralia.org.au/about-mind/what-we-do.html

Black Dog Institute

 

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

 

www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

 

Beyond Blue

 

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

1300 22 4636

 

www.beyondblue.org.au

 

QLife

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

1800 184 527

https://qlife.org.au/

Mindspot Clinic

 

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

1800 61 44 34

 

https://mindspot.org.au/

 

SANE Australia

 

 

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

1800 18 7263

 

https://www.sane.org/

Mind Health Connect

 

A website dedicated to providing access to mental health care services, online programs and resources

 

www.mindhealthconnect.org.au

 

Relationships Australia

 

Relationship support services for individuals, families and communities

1300 364 277

 

http://www.relationships.org.au/

 

Local Services

Cohealth

 

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

8744 2100

 

www.cohealth.org.au

 

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

www.ipchealth.com.au/

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

 

https://jeanhailes.org.au/

 

Mind Health Connect

Information, on line programs and lists of services

 

http://www.mindhealthconnect.org.au/womens-mental-health

For Men

Men’s Line Australia

 

Telephone and online support, information and referral service

1300 78 99 78

 

www.mensline.org.au

 

Man Therapy (Beyond Blue)

A toolkit with strategies and links to support

 

https://www.mantherapy.org.au/

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

 

 

ConnectEDspace

 

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

 

www.connectedspace.com.au

Mind Health Connect

 

Mental health resources for teenagers

 

 

http://www.mindhealthconnect.org.au/teenage-mental-health

Headspace

 

 

Online and telephone service supporting young people and their families

1800 650 890

www.headspace.org.au

 

For Carers

Carers Australia

 

Counselling and emotional and psychological support for carers and their families

1800 242 636

 

 

ReachOut

 

Online help and support for parents, young people and schools

 

 

https://au.reachout.com/mental-health-issues

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