Resources

Help Agencies Crisis Contact Numbers  

Emergency contact for Australia: Emergency: 000

Health direct: 1800 022 222 (24/7 Health advice)

Mental Health: 1800 676 822 (24/7 Psychiatric emergency)

Lifeline: 13 11 14 (free telephone counseling 24/7)

Crisis Numbers for Australian States and Territories

The Suicide Call Back Service provides Australian crisis numbers & advice on handling emergency situations: www.suicidecallbackservice.com.au/Emergency.aspx

Australian Capital Territory CRISIS numbers

Mental Health Triage Service: 02 6205 1065 or 1800 629 354

Salvo Care line: 1300 36 36 22

Lifeline: 13 11 14

New South Wales CRISIS numbers

24-hour emergency phone numbers by region

  Northern Sydney / Central Coast Northern Sydney: 1300 302 980
Central Coast: 02 4320 3500
  South Eastern Sydney / Illawarra South Eastern Sydney: 1800 011 511 
Illawarra: 1300 552 289
  Sydney South West 1800 636 825
  Sydney West 1800 650 749
  Greater Southern Western (former Greater Murray): 1800 800 944
Eastern (former Southern): 1800 677 114
  Greater Western Central and Far West: 1800 011 511
  Hunter / New England Hunter: 1800 655 085
New England: 1300 669 757
  North Coast 1300 369 968

Salvo Crisis Line: 02 8736 3295 ( Sydney)

Salvo Care line: 1300 36 36 22 (regional NSW)

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Northern Territory CRISIS numbers

Mental Health on Call Team: 08 8999 4988 (Top End) or 08 8951 7777 ( Central Australia)

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Queensland CRISIS numbers

Health advice: 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84)

Salvo Crisis Line: 07 3831 9016 ( Brisbane)

Salvo Care line: 1300 36 36 22 (regional QLD)

Lifeline: 13 11 14

South Australia CRISIS numbers

Assessment & Crisis Intervention Service: 131 465

Lifeline: 13 11 14:

Tasmania CRISIS numbers

Mental Health Services helpline: 1800 332 388

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Victoria CRISIS numbers

SuicideLine: 1300 651 251

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Western Australia CRISIS numbers

WA Mental health emergency response line: 1300 555 788 (Metropolitan area)
or 1800 676 822 (Peel area)

Rurallink: 1800 552 002 (rural WA only)

SouthWest 24: 1800 555 336 (South West WA only)

Samaritans Suicide Emergency line (country): 1800 198 313

Crisis Care Helpline: 1800 199 008 / (08) 9222 4222

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Mental Health

Office of Mental Health www.health.wa.gov.au/mentalhealth/home/

Health Service Directory www.health.wa.gov.au/services/

Drug and Alcohol Information Service www.dao.health.wa.gov.au/

Making Changes www.makingchanges.com.au/resources.asp

Beyond Blue: www.beyondblue.org.au/index.aspx (Depression)

Blue Pages: bluepages.anu.edu.au/home (Depression)

MoodGym: moodgym.anu.edu.au (interactive and educational for Depression)

Black Dog Institute: http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/ (Depression & Bipolar Disorder)

DepNet Internationallywww.depnet.com  (Depression) DepNet is a Community on the Internet where people affected by depression and related diseases have the opportunity to meet and exchange experiences as well as finding information and help. DepNet is also a tool to support and help relatives.

 Information on the Mental Health Care Plan. Individuals need to obtain a referral from their GP to access this plan. The plan allows individuals to receive Medicare rebates on 12 sessions with a psychologist or psychiatrist.
www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-pcd-gp-mental-health-care-medicare

 

Child Abuse

ASCAwww.asca.org.au  Adults surviving child abuse.  This website offers education, workshops and community activities to raise awareness and to help heal this issue.

 

Hypnosis

Australian Society of Hypnosis
Professional body offering information and training on hypnosis.
http://www.ozhypnosis.com.au/

Psychology

Australian Psychological Society
Information on Psychological practices and professional membership organization for Psychologists.
http://www.psychology.org.au/

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