Emergency Contacts

beyond blue 1300 224 636

You can call any time of the day or night to talk with a trained mental health professional. They will listen, provide information and advice, and point you in the right direction so you can seek further support.

 

Lifeline 13 11 14

Anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can contact Lifeline for support.

 

Kids Helpline 1800 551 800

Provides specialised help for young people aged 5 to 25 years, and is staffed by professional counsellors.

 

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467

The Suicide Call Back Service provides crisis counselling to people at risk of suicide, carers for someone who is suicidal and those bereaved by suicide. People who are not linked in with current professional support can also access up to six sessions of ongoing counselling with the same counsellor at scheduled times.

 

MensLine Australia 1300 78 99 78

For men of any age who would like support, information or referral to assist them to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way.

 

Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) 02 6280 0900

The DVCS provides 24-hour domestic violence crisis assistance.

 

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre 02 6247 2525

CRCC is available for any woman, child, young person or man who has experienced any form of sexual abuse (adult rape, childhood sexual abuse, ritual abuse or sexual harassment) whether it is a recent assault or an assault that happened years ago.

 

ACT Crisis, Assistance and Treatment Team (CATT) 1800 629 354

CATT provides 24-hour mental health emergency assistance and support.

 

Health Direct 1800 022 222 or 02 6207 7777

Health Direct provides 24-hour medical & health advice line staffed by registered nurses.

 

Poisons Information Line 131 126

If you have any concern about anything you (or a friend) have consumed or taken, Poisons Information Line is available 24/7.