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Lifeline provides services in Suicide Prevention, Crisis Support and Mental Health Support. The helpline can be accessed 24 hours.

For information about suicide visit

1300 78 99 78
MensLine Australia is a unique telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way.

Kids Helpline
1800 55 1800
Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

Australian Psychological Society
The Australian Psychological Society is the largest professional association for psychologists. Their website has some useful information and resources about mental health including specific mental health topics.

The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit, educational, research, clinical and community-oriented facility offering specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder.
Website includes a comprehensive reading list

Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre is Victoria’s leading clinic for the testing and treatment of sexually transmissible infections.

Kids Matter
KidsMatter aims to strengthen the mental health and wellbeing of children, reduce mental health problems amongst children, and achieve greater support for children experiencing mental health difficulties, and their families
KidsMatter welcomes schools, parents and carers and professionals to download and print the resources off the web. Visit:

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, helping young people aged 12 to 25 including online and telephone support and counselling. Chatting online available 1pm – 1am AEST (for online contact)

Alcoholics Anonymous
Informal and non-denominational society of recovering alcoholics supporting one another in their recovery from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
1300 222222

Other organisations providing community support in mental health related areas:

Narcotics Anonymous

Al-anon / Alateen
1300 252 666

Beyond Blue

Anxiety Disorder Association of Victoria Inc
03 9853 8089

Association of Relatives and Friends of the Emotionally and Mentally Ill (ARFEM)
03 9810 9300

Mental Illness Fellowship
03 8486 4222

Reconexion (Treating panic, anxiety and depression)
1300 273 266

Suicide Prevention
Turning Point Drug & Alcohol Centre
1800 888 236