Urgent help

These free and confidential services operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and are available to support, listen and help you out when you need.

In an emergency

For urgent help call emergency services on 000


Lifeline offers crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Phone: 13 11 14 (24 hours a day)

Chat online at lifeline.org.au (24 hours a day)

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline gives young people aged 5 to 25 free phone and online counselling support.

Phone: 1800 551 800 (24 hours a day)

Chat online at kidshelpline.com.au (24 hours a day)

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue can give you information and mental health support. All chats and calls are one-on-one with a trained mental health professional.

Phone: 1300 224 636 (24 hours a day)

Chat online at BeyondBlue.org.au (24 hours a day)

Email and receive a response within 24 hours.

Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service can give you immediate telephone counselling and support in a crisis.

Phone: 1300 659 467 (24 hours a day)

Chat online (24 hours a day) at suicidecallbackservice.org.au


1800RESPECT can help you if you, or someone you know, is experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence. It's available for all ages.

Phone: 1800 737 732 (Available 24 hours)

Chat online (24 hours a day) at 1800respect.org.au


ReachOut is Australia's leading online mental health organisation for young people and their parents. They offer trusted, relevant and easy-to-use digital self-help tools co-designed with experts and based on evidence. Visit ReachOut.com.

ReachOut.com Forums

ReachOut Forums offer a safe, supportive and anonymous space for 14-25 year old Australians to chat, connect and support each other. Find a community of people who may be in the same situation or experiencing similar feelings to you, and help each other. Join the online discussion at ReachOut.com/forums.

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