Some of what I write about can be triggering. If you’re upset and need to talk give one of these a go.
Phone, email, and WebChat counselling available to Australians aged 25 and under.
1800 55 1800 (free call from landlines)
eheadspace provides online and telephone support to young people 12 – 25 and their family and friends.
Call them on 1800 650 890
Send an email
13 11 14
Crisis Support Chat available 7pm-4am Australian Eastern Standard Time
Suicide Call Back Service
Free counselling 24/7 for all Australians.
1300 659 467
Online chat and video chat available, but you must register first.
The Butterfly Foundation
Supporting Australians with Eating Disorders.
National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE (1800 33 4673)
1300 22 46 36 24/7
3pm-12am 7 days a week
Send an email to one of Beyond Blue’s trained mental health professionals. Complete the form, and you will receive a response within 24 hours.
Beyond Blue online forum
Connect with beyondblue and engage with the work we do to raise awareness, reduce stigma and encourage help seeking for people with depression and/or anxiety.
Counsellors, psychologists, and psychiatrists in Australia
Australian Counselling Association
ACA is Australia’s largest single registration body for Counsellors and Psychotherapists with over 5,000 members. ACA serves a crucial role in advocating and advancing the profession of counselling and psychotherapy.
Australian Psychological Society
The APS is the leading organisation for psychologists in Australia, representing over 22,000 members, and is the largest of all non-medical health professionals organisations in Australia.
Australian Clinical Psychology Association
To support the development and implementation of best practice models for service provision within a comprehensive mental health care system which promotes equity of access and affordability to the public.
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is responsible for training, educating and representing psychiatrists in Australia and New Zealand.
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