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If you need assistance with mental illness or substance misuse there are a range of support options available. The list below will help you connect with an appropriate service in your area.

Emergency: Police, Fire or Ambulance   T:  000
Lifeline
Lifeline provides crisis support and suicide prevention through telephone and online counselling 24 hours a day.
T:  13 11 14
W: www.lifeline.org.au
Suicide Call Back Service (SCBS)
The SCBS is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone counselling to people 18 years and over who are feeling suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, or bereaved by suicide.
T:  1300 659 467
W: www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au
Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)
ADIS is a confidential telephone service that offers information, advice, counselling and referral for alcohol and other drug issues. ADIS is part of a national system of information and counselling services.
T: 1800 177 833
Kids Help Line
Kids Helpline is a free, 24 hour counselling service for young people aged 5–25 years. Counselling is offered by phone, email and over the web.
T:  1800 551 800
W: www.kidshelpline.com.au
Counselling online (drug and alcohol)
A free, 24/7 counselling service for people using drugs, their family members and friends.
T:  1800 888 236
W:  www.counsellingonline.org.au
Queensland Health – 13 HEALTH
If it’s not an emergency, but it could be serious, you can call 13 HEALTH to speak to qualified staff who can point you in the right direction. You can phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for qualified health advice. Please remember, 13 HEALTH is not a diagnostic service and should not replace medical consultation.
T: 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84)
W: www.health.qld.gov.au/13health/


Last updated 16 October 2015


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