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Need Help Now? Services for Emotional and Mental Health, and Crisis Support

By Hope 103.2Friday 20 Mar 2020

In times of uncertainty and stress, when you need a little more support than friends and family can give — and especially if you are self-isolating and feeling alone — there are many great organisations that can you help you around the clock, from wherever you are located. Please reach out to some of the following trusted Australian services. [Up-to-date as of March 2020]

Help for Emotional and Mental Health

24-Hour Support Services in Australia

Kids HelplineAustralia’s only free, 24-hour counselling service especially for children and young people aged between 5 and 25. | | 1800 55 1800 | 24 hours, 7 days

Beyond BlueSupport hotline for anyone feeling anxious or depressed. | | 1300 22 46 26 | 24 hours, 7 days

Lifeline – For anyone having a personal crisis, struggling emotionally or feeling distressed or suicidal. | | 13 11 14 | 24 hours, 7 days

Suicide Call Back Service – Australia’s 24-hour hotline, supporting anyone feeling suicidal. Call if you or someone you know has suicidal thoughts. | 1300 659 467 | 24 hours, 7 days

MensLine Australia –  A professional phone and internet support and info service for Australian men with emotional or relationship concerns. | 1300 78 99 78 | 24 hours, 7 days

Other Support Services

MindSpot – A free support service helping people with anxiety, worry, low mood or depression. Also gives online assessment and treatment for anxiety and depression. (Not an emergency or callback service.) | | 1800 61 44 34 AEST, 8am-8pm (Mon-Fri), 8am-6pm (Sat)

eheadspace – Mental health and wellbeing support, info and services for young people aged 12 to 25 and their families. | | 1800 650 890 | 9am-1am AEST, 7 days a week

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SANE Australia – support, training and education supporting those with a mental illness. | | 1800 18 7263 | 10am-10pm AEST, Mon-Fri

Canteen Connect – any young people and/or parents impacted by cancer, particularly for those who may be high risk and currently in isolation |

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