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In an emergency call 000 or go to your local hospital emergency department.

Phone 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) for 24 hour assessment, referral, advice, and hospital and community health centre contact details.

Find a health service in your local area using Find a mental health service or  Head to Health.

Mental health

Alcohol and other drugs

  • Call the Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) on 1800 177 833 for information, advice, referral, intake, assessment and support 24 hours a day. They offer services for individuals, their family and friends, general practitioners, other health professionals and business and community groups.
  • Counselling online (drug and alcohol) 1800 888 236
  • Quitline 13 78 48

Suicide

At risk of suicide

  • Lifeline 13 11 14
    24-hour national telephone crisis counselling service and online counselling
  • Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
    24-hour national telephone counselling and online service for people 18 years and over
  • Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
    Free confidential 24-hour telephone and online counselling for young people aged 5 to 25 years
  • Beyondblue 1300 22 4636
    24-hour telephone support and online chat service with links to local services
  • e-headspace
    Online counselling for young people 12 to 25 years
  • Mindhealthconnect
    Website aggregates mental health resources and content from the leading health organisations

Bereaved by suicide

Community suicide prevention