If you need emergency help, phone 000 for ambulance, police or fire services.

If you need help because of a crisis in your health or living circumstances, the helplines below provide telephone crisis support and counselling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Some can also give online assistance (limited hours, depending on the service).

Lifeline – 13 11 14
www.lifeline.org.au

Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467
www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

SuicideLine – 1300 651 251
www.suicideline.org.au

 

beyondblue – 1300 22 4636
www.beyondblue.org.au 

Carers Victoria – 1800 242 636
www.carersvictoria.org.au

Child Abuse Prevention Service – 131 278
www.childabuseprevention.com.au

Counselling Online (alcohol and drug counselling) – 1800 888 236
www.counsellingonline.org.au

eheadspace – 1800 650 890
www.eheadspace.org.au

Head to Health
www.headtohealth.gov.au

Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800
www.kidshelpline.com.au

MensLine Australia – 1300 78 99 78
www.mensline.org.au

Mi Networks – 1800 985 944
www.minetworks.org.au 

One Door Mental Health – 1800 843 539
www.onedoor.org.au

QLife – 1800 184 527
www.qlife.org.au

Relationships Australia Victoria – 1300 364 277
www.relationshipsvictoria.com.au

SANE Australia – 1800 18 SANE (7263)
www.sane.org

Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service – 1800 011 046
www.vvcs.gov.au

1800 RESPECT – 1800 737 732
www.1800respect.org.au