Helplines for an emergency or crisis

Triple Zero (000)

  • If you or someone you know are in danger or need immediate help, contact Triple Zero (000).

Call 000 for Police, Fire or Ambulance.


  • Lifeline has experts to talk to if you’re having difficulty coping. You can access online chat and text message support options:
13 11 14

Lifeline 24/7 crisis support

Suicide Call Back

  • The Suicide Call Back Service is a free nationwide service providing 24/7 phone and online counselling to people affected by suicide.
1300 659 467

24/7 support for you or someone you’re worried about.

13 Yarn

  • If you, or someone you know, are feeling worried or no good, 13YARN has an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter to talk to at any time of day.
13 92 76

24/7 crisis support

Helplines to support child and family wellbeing issues

Kids helpline

  • Kids helpline has a 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. They have webchat, phone and email support options:
1800 55 1800

A helpline for kids and young people.

Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (Panda)

  • Panda supports mental health and wellbeing during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood.
1300 726 306

Access the helpline from Monday to Saturday.

Beyond Blue

  • If you’re having a difficult time right now, you can talk with peers or a counsellor. You can also access free sessions with a mental health coach.
1300 22 4636

24/7 brief counselling available.

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