Help & Crisis Support
Remember, if it is an emergency or life is in danger, please call 000.

Lifeline

Crisis support with a key focus on suicide prevention in Australia (available 24/7)

13 11 14

lifeline.org.au

beyondblue

Information on depression, anxiety and how to help yourself or a friend. Telephone, online and email support available (available 24/7)

1300 22 4636

youthbeyondblue.com

Suicide Call Back Service

Free nationwide professional telephone and online counselling for anyone affected by suicide, or suicidal thoughts (available 24/7)

1300 659 467

suicidecallbackservice.org.au

Lifeline NZ

Offers crisis support helpline services as well as face-to-face counselling (available 24/7)

0800 543 354

lifeline.org.nz

Youth Support

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The following providers offer services specifically designed for young people. If you are unable to find a service specific to your state, please contact the national services listed under Australia or New Zealand.

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Australia

  • Kids Helpline (up to 25 years)
    Free, private and confidential telephone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 – 25
    T: 1800 55 1800
    kidshelpline.com.au

Headspace

The National Youth Mental Health Foundation, aimed at helping young people (aged 12 – 25) who are going through a tough time. Free online and telephone support service available, as well as over 60 support centres in various locations around Australia.
T: 1800 650 890
headspace.org.au

eheadspace

A confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 – 25 can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional, or watch regular live info sessions.
eheadspace.org.au

Young and Well CRC

A leading research organisation committed to exploring and understanding the role of technology in the lives of young people, and how those technologies can be used to improve the mental health and wellbeing. Online features include an Online Wellbeing Centre and e-Mental Health Clinic
T: (03) 9937 1333
E: info@yawcrc.org.au
youngandwellcrc.org.au

Reachout.com

Online youth mental health service providing information, stories, videos, forums and tools to help young people with everyday questions and cope through tough times.
au.reachout.com

Australian Capital Territory

Headspace ACT

T: (02) 6201 5343
E: headspace@canberra.edu.au
F: www.facebook.com/headspacecanberra

Northern Territory

Victoria

Orygen Youth Health

Youth mental health organisation based in Melbourne with a specialised youth mental health clinical service, internationally renowned research centre and training and communications program. Online features include Training & Resources, Fact Sheets and Research.
T: 1800 888 320
oyh.org.au

New Zealand

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