Urgent help and support

If you or your family member/friend need urgent help in a crisis

If you or your family member/friend are at immediate risk of suicide or harm, please make sure you are safe and call emergency services, which is 000 in Australia.

In addition, the following national helplines are available to provide support in a crisis.


For more suggestions on how to support a person in an immediate crisis, download this PDF:

For specific types of support and non-urgent care, there are many other resources listed on the 'Resources' page.

IS THIS AN EMERGENCY?


If you or your family member/friend is at immediate risk of suicide or harm please call emergency services on:

000

or go to your nearest emergency department

SUICIDE CALL BACK SERVICE


Support for anyone affected by suicide


LIFELINE


Support for anyone experiencing emotional distress

13 11 14
lifeline.org.au
24hr, 7 days a week

CARER HELPLINE


Support for carers of people with mental illness, run by Mind Australia

1300 554 660
mindaustralia.org.au
9am - 5pm, Mon to Fri