Mental health and wellbeing resources

There are many resources and services available that provide mental health and wellbeing information and support. We have put together a list of some of the key ones below.

Quick links

 


Services for adults

Beyond Blue

Website
Ph:  1300 22 46 36 (24hrs/7days)
Services:  Provides information and support to help people achieve their best possible mental health.

Lifeline

Website
Ph:  131 114
Services:  24hr crisis support help line

 

Services for young people and children

Headspace

Website
Services:  Provides a one-stop-shop for young people who need help with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drugs or work and study support. They provide face-to-face, and free online and telephone support.

Kids Help Line

Website
Ph:  1800 551 800
Services:  A phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

ReachOut

Website
Services:  e-mental health support services that enable young people to take control of their mental health and wellbeing.

Youth Beyond Blue

Website
Ph:  1300 22 46 36 (24hrs/7days)
Services:  Provides mental health and wellbeing information and 24hrs/7days help line for young people aged 12 to 25.

 

Services for parents and carers

Beyond Blue

Website
Ph:  1300 22 46 36 (24hrs/7days)
Services:  Provides information and support to help people achieve their best possible mental health.

Carer Gateway

Website
Ph:  1800 422 737
Services:  Support and information services include young cares and grandparents, case management, support for NDIS applications, respite and training.

Headspace

Website
Services: Provides a one-stop-shop for young people and their family who need help with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drugs or work and study support. They provide face-to-face, and free online and telephone support.

PANDA – Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia

Website
Ph:  1300 726 306
Services:  Helpline service for women, men and their families affected by perinatal anxiety and depression.

ReachOut

Website
Services:  Provides information and support for parents and carers of young people them to take control of their mental health and wellbeing.

 

Grief and bereavement

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

Website
Ph:  1800 642 066
Services: Individual/group counselling for people experiencing loss and grief. Face to face, or phone counselling available. Specialist services are provided for children.

Grief Line

Website
Ph:  1300 845 745
Services: Provides phone counselling support services to individuals and families who are experiencing loss and grief.

 

Find a mental health professional

Australian Association of Social Workers

Website
Services:  Find an Accredited Mental health social Worker for family work, counselling and support.

Australian Psychology Society

Website
Services:  Nationwide list of qualified Search for a qualified psychologists in your area.