Want to talk to someone now? Emergency and support lines

Mental Health Emergency Response Line (MHERL)

Lifeline: 13 11 14
Mensline: 1300 789 978
beyondblue: 1300 224 636
Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800
Rurallink: 1800 522 002

They're struggling most days

Helping others and providing support can make a difference for someone who is having problems and going through a tough time.

If you are still worried after reaching out to someone, encourage them to either, talk to their GP, complete the mental health check-up tool to work out what help is right for them, seek support from a support service or contact a helpline.

GP and professional support:

Visit how your GP can help with regard to support services or referring them to a mental health specialist such as a psychologist or psychiatrist.

Phone support:

Help is available for both you and the person you're concerned about; there are support services (including emergency and support lines) that can assist them to find the right help.


Call 000 in an emergency if you feel they are at risk of harm.

Listed below are available telephone and online services.

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