- Beyondblue – 1300 224 636
Support for people with depression and anxiety.
- Compassionate Friends VIC – 03 9888 4944
Offers support in the grief and trauma which follows the death of a child at any age and from any cause
- Counselling Helpline – 1800 888 236
Aims to promote and maximise the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities living with, and affected by alcohol and other drug-related harms.
- Dads in Distress – 1300 853 437
Offers peer support that aims to provide help and hope for separated dads and their families.
- Gamblers Helpline – 1800 858 858
Offer help to anyone affected by a gambling concern.
- Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800
Private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
- Lifeline – 131114
Provide 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services.
- Mensline – 1300 789 978
Mensline Australia is a dedicated service for men with relationship and family concerns. It is confidential and anonymous. It operates Australia-wide using trained professionals, and is available to all men.
- Mental Health Advice Line – 1300 280 737
The Mental Health Advice Line provides immediate mental health advice from a registered mental health professional. Provides fast access to clear expert advice, referral and information about all mental health issues.
- Parentline – 132289
Parentline provides a statewide telephone counselling service to parents and carers of children aged from birth to eighteen years.
- Quitline – 137848
Quitline provides telephone support and coaching service to assist you in quitting smoking successfully. Quitline can also offer advice on the range of quitting products available including how to use them and how well they work.
- SANDS – 03 9899 0218
Provide support, information and education to bereaved parents, their families and Healthcare Professionals.
- SIDS and Kids Victoria – 1800 240 400
Provides bereavement support for individuals and families who experience the death of their baby during pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood. This includes miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, sudden infant death (SIDS) and the sudden and unexpected death of a child up to 6 years of age.
- Suicideline – 1300 651 251
SuicideLine is a 24/7 telephone 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.
- The Eating Disorders Helpline – 1300 550 236
Provides a source of support, information, community education and advocacy for people with eating disorders. Provides clinical and non-clinical support services through a blend of qualified professionals and lived experience of employees and volunteers.
- Tough Love – 03 9517 8546
A self help program for parents, kids and communities struggling with unacceptable adolescent behaviour.
- Victims of Crime – 1800 819 817
Provides advice on reporting crime, services available, information on rights, court processes and help applying for compensation and financial assistance.