Crisis and support helplines

If things are tough right now, please reach out to one of the following free helplines if you need support.

In an emergency or immediate crisis, please call emergency services on 000.

Lifeline Australia — 13 11 44
Lifeline provides Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention. Support is available by phonewebchat, and SMS.

Carers Gateway — 1800 422 737
Support and information for carers in Australia.

Kids Helpline — 1800 55 1800
Counselling and support for young people aged 5-25 years old. Support is available by phoneemail or webchat.

Beyond Blue — 1300 22 4636
Beyond Blue provides counselling and support by phone, email or webchat.

Blue Knot Foundation — 1800 421 468
A national counselling and referral service for people with disability who are distressed or anxious about coronavirus. The website also provides support via webchat, email and SMS.

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