Mental Health Crisis Resources
If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs help now, call triple zero (000).
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Some of the main crisis lines in Australia are listed below, including those that operate 24/7.
Lifeline 13 11 14
The Lifeline telephone call service is available 24/7.
- Short-term support for people who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping or staying safe
- Confidential one-to-one support with a trained Lifeline telephone crisis supporter
Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
The Beyond Blue telephone call service is available 24/7.
- They provide brief support, provide information and advice, and point you in the right direction so you can get the help you need for the cost of a local call.
- All calls and chats are one-on-one with a trained mental health professional, and completely confidential.
- They also provide a chat and email service
Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service providing 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people affected by suicide.
Mensline Australia 1300 78 99 78
MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men anywhere, anytime.
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
Kids Helpline is a free 24/7 confidential and private counseling service specifically for children and young people aged 5 – 25.
QLife 1800 184 527
QLife provides Australia-wide anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.
QLife services are free and include both telephone and webchat support, delivered by trained LGBTI community members across the country. Open from 3pm to Midnight.