Helplines:
Telephone help lines if you are in crisis and/or in need of counselling support:

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467
http://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au
Australia wide service available 24/7 for people 18 years and over who are:

  • Suicidal
  • Caring for someone who is suicidal
  • Bereaved by suicide.

Lifeline: 13 11 14
http://www.lifeline.org.au
Australia wide 24/7 crisis counselling service.

Kid’s Help Line: 1800 55 180
http://www.kidshelp.com.au
Australia wide 24/7 counselling service for young people between 5 and 25 years.

Gay & Lesbian Welfare: 1800 184 527
http://www.glwa.org.au
Queensland telephone service for GLBTI people available between 7pm and 10pm seven days per week.

MensLine: 1300 789 978
http://www.mensline.org.au
Australia wide counselling service for men available 24/7.


 

Web based information and support:

BeyondBlue
Information on depression and anxiety.
http://www.beyondblue.org.au

Reach Out
Information and support service for young people going through tough times.
http://www.reachout.com

The Black Dog Institute
Information and links for people affected by mood disorders.
http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

Read The Signs
Promotes help seeking and suicide prevention among members of MTAA Super and employers in the retail motor trades and allied industries.
 http://www.readthesigns.com.au

AUSEINET
Australian Network for Promotion and Early Intervention for Mental Health.
http://www.auseinet.com/

Salvation Army “Hope for Life”
Suicide prevention information and support.

http://www.suicideprevention.salvos.org.au/

Living is for Everyone
A framework for suicide prevention in Australia. Also has information and fact sheets.

http://www.livingisforeveryone.com.au

…and also Support Packs for those bereaved by suicide:

http://livingisforeveryone.com.au/Information–Support-pack-for-those-bereaved-by-suicide-or-other-sudden-death.html

Sane
National organisation working for a better life for people affected by mental illness.

http://www.sane.org/

…and also facts sheets and podcasts:
http://www.sane.org/information/factsheets-podcasts/


 

Government:

Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
http://www.health.gov.au


http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/


 

Services:

Frontier Services
Community support services specifically for outback Australia.

http://www.frontierservices.org

LivingWorks
Training and education programs in suicide prevention and intervention

http://www.livingworks.org.au


 

Advocacy:

Suicide Prevention Australia
Suicide Prevention Australia is a non-profit, non-government organisation working as a public health advocate in suicide prevention. SPA is the only national umbrella body active in suicide prevention throughout Australia, providing:-

  • Community Awareness and Advocacy
  • Information
  • Training and Conferences

http://www.suicidepreventionaust.org/


 

Community Sites:

Two community sites about community respite care facilities for suicidal people:

In Tasmania http://www.parakaleo.org.au

In London, UK http://www.maytree.org.uk