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Support Lines

If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs help now, call triple zero (000).
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Mental Health Lines

1300 657 380

Blue Knot Foundation Helpline is the National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma. It provides support, education and resources for the families and communities of adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse. Open Monday – Sunday between 9am – 5pm AEST or via email

1800 424 287

FriendLine supports anyone who's feeling lonely, needs to reconnect or just wants a chat. You can call them 7 days a week on 1800 424 287, or chat online with one of their trained volunteers. All conversations with FriendLine are anonymous.

1800 61 44 34

MindSpot is a free telephone and online service for people with anxiety, stress, low mood or depression. It provides online assessment and treatment for anxiety and depression. MindSpot is not an emergency or instant response service.

1800 184 527

QLife provides nationwide telephone and web-based services for lesbian peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. Open 3pm – 12am (midnight) AEST/7 days a week.

1800 650 890

eheadspace provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 – 25 and their families and friends. Call 1800 650 890, 9am – 1am AEST / 7 days a week, chat online or email.

1800 33 4673

Butterfly Foundation's National Helpline is a free, confidential service that provides information, counselling and treatment referral for people with eating disorders, and body image and related issues. Call 1800 33 4673, 8am-midnight AEST / 7 days a week, chat online or email.

1800 595 212

Head to Health provides free advice, assessment and referral into local mental health services. Open between 8:30am to 5pm on weekdays (public holidays excluded).

1300 726 306

PANDA supports women, men and families across Australia affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood. Open 9am – 7:30pm AEST (Mon-Fri).

1800 18 7263

SANE Australia provides support to anyone in Australia affected by complex mental health issues, as well as their friends, family members and health professionals. Open 10am – 8pm AEST (Mon – Fri), or chat online.

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