Crisis Resources

Services Contact Blurb website
Emergency services (Ambulance/Police/Fire) 000
SuicideLine Victoria 1300 651 251 SuicideLine Victoria is a free 24/7 telephone, video and online counselling service offering professional support to people at risk of suicide, people concerned about someone else's risk of suicide, and people bereaved by suicide.
Kids Helpline 1800 551 800 Free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25 in Australia.
1800RESPECT 1800 737 732 This 24-hour national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
Lifeline 13 11 14 Anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can call Lifeline. Someone will help put you in contact with a crisis service in your state or territory.
Sexual Assault Crisis Line - after hours 1800 806 292 The Sexual Assault Crisis Line Victoria is a free state-wide, after-hours, confidential, telephone crisis counselling service for people who have experienced both past and recent sexual assault.

Other Support and Services

Services Contact Blurb website
MensLine Australia 1300 789 978 Supports men and boys who are dealing with family and relationship difficulties. 24/7 telephone and online support an information service for Australian men.
Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636 Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre 1800 015 188 Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre is Victoria's state-wide response service for women, young people and children experiencing family violence. A family violence crisis specialist will help you understand you and your children's family violence risks and explore options to increase your safety regardless of whether you want to stay in the relationship or leave.
Blue Knot Foundation 1300 657 380 Supporting adults affected by complex trauma and childhood trauma and those who support them.
Parentline Victoria 13 a22 89 A state-wide telephone counselling and support service for all Victorian parents and carers of children from 0-18 years. Experienced social workers, psychologists and family therapists can give you counselling and information around a wide range of parenting issues.
Pregnancy, Birth, and Baby Hotline 1800 882 436 Free, non-judgemental emotional support and reassurance. Provides guidance on children's growth, behaviour, and development and are able to refer parents to local services. Midwives/maternal child health nurses work with parents to ensure the health and wellbeing of their children and family.
Open Arms 1800 011 046 24/7 support for current and ex-serving ADF personnel and their families.Open Arms counsellors and staff have an understanding of veteran and military culture that assists them to deliver specialised support and care to members of this community.
ReachOut 02 8029 7777 Not a crisis line A wealth of research-informed practical tools and support to help young people (under 25) and parents to get through a range of situations, from everyday issues through to more complex mental health issues. ReachOut also provides vast lists of mental health based phone apps, which are personally tailored to your mental health goals.
QLife 1800 184 527 QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings, relationships, or someone they care about.
R U OK? R U OK? is an Australian non-profit suicide prevention organisation, and advocates for people to have meaningful conversations with others. R U OK?'s website hosts a range of resources and tools to tackle a range of mental health related issues.
THIS WAY UP Costs vary THIS WAY UP is a trusted Australian provider of evidence-based, internet-delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) programs. Their mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness by providing accessible online treatment for anxiety disorders and related mental health conditions (e.g., depression, sleep difficulties, worry, panic, stress, mindfulness, etc.). THIS WAY UP is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing under the Telephone Counselling, Self Help and Web-Based Support Programs. This

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