Resources and Links

Crisis Numbers

If you or someone else is in crisis or in need of urgent assistance, please contact one of the crisis services below or call emergency services on 000.

 

Emergency services on 000

Lifeline 

24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention,  text or web-chat counselling through the website. 

https://www.lifeline.org.au

PH: 13 11 14 

 

Kidshelpline

Phone or visit the website for free 24/7 phone or web chat counselling for young people up to the age of 25.

https://kidshelpline.com.au

PH: 1800 55 1800 

 

Suicide Call Back Service 

Phone or online counselling for anyone affected by suicide.

https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

PH: 1300 651 251

 

Eastern Mental Health Triage 

24/7 crisis mental health support in the East. 

PH: 1300 721 927

If you are not in the Eastern region of Melbourne find your local psychiatric triage service on this list of Victorian’s mental health services http://www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealthservices/adult/index.htm

Safe Steps Family Violence Response Service 

24/7 support for anyone experiencing family violence.

https://www.safesteps.org.au

PH: 1800 015 188 

Dry Woods

Other wellbeing resources

WIRE - Women’s Information and Referral Exchange

Free support, information and referral for women, non-binary and gender-diverse people.

https://www.wire.org.au

PH: 1300 134 130

Mensline

24/7 professional counselling and referral for men.

www.mensline.org.au

PH: 1300 789 978 

QLife

Anonymous and free LGBTIQA+ peer support and referral for anyone wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.

https://qlife.org.au

PH: 1800 184 527

 

Wellmob

Social, emotional and cultural wellbeing online resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

https://wellmob.org.au

Parentline

Free phone support for parents of children from birth to 18 years of age.

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/services-for-parents/Pages/parentline.aspx?Redirect=2

PH: 1322 89

 

Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria

Information, resources and referral for people affected by anxiety and depression.

https://www.adavic.org.au

PH: 9853 8089

Beyond Blue 

Information, resources and referral for people affected by anxiety and depression.

www.beyondblue.org.au

PH: 1300 224 636

 

Voices Vic

Information and resources for people who hear voices or have unusual experiences.

https://unitingprahran.org.au/ourservices/voices-vic/#page_1

Smiling Mind

Free resources and mindfulness meditations for children, adults and families.

https://www.smilingmind.com.au

 

Griefline

Free phone and online counselling for anyone affected by grief and loss.

https://griefline.org.au

PH: 1300 845 745

 

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

Information and support for refugees and asylum seekers and those seeking to volunteer.

https://asrc.org.au