getting help

Help is out there. Please speak to your GP or health care professional to discuss your options. You can also contact the following services, based in Australia.

Mental health & suicide
Lifeline – 13 11 14 or www.lifeline.org.au
SANE Australia – 1800 18 7263 or www.sane.org
Beyondblue – 1300 22 4636 or www.beyondblue.org.au
Black Dog Institute – www.blackdoginstitute.com.au
Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467 or www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au
Salvo Care Line – 1300 36 36 22
Salvation Army Hope Line – 1300 467 354 (for people bereaved by suicide)

Youth
Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800 or www.kidshelp.com.au
Headspace – www.headspace.org.au
Reach Out! – www.reachout.com
Youthbeyondblue – 1300 22 4636 or www.youthbeyondblue.com

Men
MensLine Australia – 1300 78 99 78

More
Multicultural Mental Health Australia – www.mmha.org.au
Local Aboriginal Medical Service – available from www.vibe.com.au
Gay and Lesbian Counselling Service – www.glccs.org.au
Vietnam Veterans’ Counselling Services and Community Services – 1800 011 046