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In Crisis?

It's ok to reach out for help – never hesitate if you are concerned for someone else or yourself.

If this is not an emergency but you would like to talk to a trained counsellor for free 24/7 confidential help, advice or support, you can contact 1737 Need to talk? - Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor.

In the event of a life-threatening emergency:

  • Please phone 111
  • Or go to your nearest hospital emergency department (ED)


There are a lot of free phone, text and online chat services staffed by people who are trained to give confidential support to people struggling with mental distress and/or substance abuse challenges. Click here for a list of services.