Crisis Services

If you are feeling unwell and need urgent help, contact the following emergency services:

Ambulance – 000
Police – 000
Psychiatric Triage – North West Mental Health Region – 1300 874 243
Lifeline – 13 11 14
Suicide Line – 1300 651 251

For Women

Womens Domestic Violence Crisis Service 1800 015 188 domestic violence

WIRE Womens Information 1300 134 130 all types of information and referral

Womens Health Information Centre 9344 2007 nurses on all areas of women’s health

For Men

Dads in Distress 1300 853 437 (support for fathers, all issues)

Mensline Australia 1300 789 978 (general men’s issues)

Mens Referral Service 1800 065 973 (for men concerned about their anger or Violence)

Specialist Phone Lines

Centres Against Sexual Assault (CASA) 1800 688 009 sexual abuse & sexual assault

Gamblers Help 1800 156 789 gambling

Reconnexion 1300 273 266 panic & tranquiliser dependency

Gay & Lesbian Switchboard 9827 8544

LGBTIQ+ family support – https://www.rainbowfamilies.com.au

Compassionate Friends 9888 4944 bereavement support

Debtors Anonymous 9513 3008 debt, financial problems

Victims of Crime Helpline 1800 819 817 victims of reported crime

WAYSS 9791 6111 housing support

Poisons Information Centre 13 1126 exposure to all poisons & medicines

For Kids and Teens

Kids Help Line 1800 55 1800 all areas of support for kids & teens

Teen Challenge Careline 1300 889 288 teen suicide prevention

For Parents and Families

Parentline 13 2289 all types of parenting issues

Stepfamily Helpline 9481 1500 step families

Family Drug Help 1300 660 068 family/friends of people using alcohol/drugs

PFLAG Parents, Friends of Gay & Lesbian Individuals 9827 8404

TOUGHLOVE Parent Support Group Victoria 9733 0431 – Loving Solution For Parents In Crisis

Mental Health Info & Support

AFAFEMI mental health support 9810 9314

Mental Illness Fellowship Helpline 8486 4222

Mental Health Foundation of Australia 9427 0406

SANE Mental Illness Helpline 1800 187 263

Substance Use

Australian Drug Foundation – www.adf.org.au

Quitline 137 848 nicotine addiction

Odyssey House Victoria – 1800 888 236

Directline 1800 888 236 alcohol & drugs

Family Drug Help 1300 660 068 for family/friends of people using alcohol/drugs

Anxiety & Depression

The Australian Depression Institute – www.adi.net.au

Beyond Blue – www.beyondblue.org.au

DepressioNet – www.depnet.com.au

Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria – www.adavic.org.au

Anxiety & OCD Helpline 9886 9377

Trauma

The Australian Centre for Post-Traumatic Mental Health – www.acpmh.unimelb.edu.au

Professional Bodies

The Australian Psychological Society – www.psychology.org.au

The Psychology Board of Australia – www.psychologyboard.gov.au

Medicare rebates

Medicare – www.health.gov.au

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