GETTING HELP

SUPPORT SERVICES

If you feel like you are struggling to cope, overwhelmed, depressed, or confused, you may wish to discuss this with your doctor. If you are having thoughts of wanting to harm yourself or others consider getting in touch with your GP and either calling emergency services (000), attending your local hospital, or calling one lifeline on 13 11 14. 

PANDA

PANDA National Helpline

Mon to Sat, 9am – 7.30pm AEST/AEDT
1300 726 306

beyondblue

beyondblue

Phone (24hr), online (3pm-12am AEST) and e-mail support for people wanting to talk about their concerns or find out where to get help.
1300 22 4636

Mensline

Mensline 

A 24hr professional telephone and online support and information service for Australian men.
1300 789 978

Parentline

Parentline

A telephone service providing professional counselling and support for parents and caregivers. Times vary by state.
1800 686 268

Sands

Sands

Sands is a national not-for-profit organisation that offers support when a baby dies before, during or shortly after birth. Sands National Support Line: 1300 072 637. Volunteer parent supporters are on call 24/7.

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia

Provide relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.
1300 364 277

Lifeline

Lifeline

24hr telephone and online support for people experiencing a crisis.
13 11 14

1800Respect

1800RESPECT

24hr telephone and online counselling, information and support for anyone experiencing sexual assault or domestic or family violence.
1800 737 732

Counselling Online

Counselling Online

24 hr telephone and online support for people using alcohol and other drugs, their family members and friends.
1800 888 236

Raising Children Network

Raising Children Network

An online resource providing information and advice for parenting newborns to teens.

SIDS and Kids

SIDS and Kids

Information on optimal infant care practices and strategies to reduce Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy.

Kidsafe

Information and links to services for preventing unintentional childhood injuries.