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Crisis Support – Australia

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Below we have detailed a list of mental health crisis services and support lines for Australia, that you can contact. We have also listed other Australian charities and organisations that specialise in mental health in which you may find useful.

000 – The Australian emergency number

The Samaritans is a Western Australian based not for profit organisation working towards a society in which fewer people die by suicide.

Samaritans Helpline: 135 247
Youth Helpline: 1800 198 313


Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Lifeline’s 24 hour crisis line 13 11 14 about: Suicidal thoughts or attempts, personal crisis, anxiety, depression, loneliness, abuse and trauma, stresses from work, family or society, self-help information for friends and family.

Kids Helpline is a portal for children, young people and parents/carers.

Tel: 1800551800


Suicide Call Back Service (24/7 service) Tel: 1300659467


SANE Australia

Tel: 1800 18 7263

Mental Health Australia is the peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector and committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians.

Tel: : (02) 6285 3100


Grow are an Australian community driven organisation specialising in mental health support services.


Tel: 1800 558 268

Mind Australia is a leading non-government provider of mental health and psychosocial disability support services with over 60 service sites throughout Australia.

Tel: 1300 286 463


Beyond Blue is an anxiety and depression focused charity, providing information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

Tel: 1300 22 4636

Headspace is the national youth mental health foundation dedicated to improving the wellbeing of young Australians.



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