Help Services

Referrals for help and support
in your state or territory

Need help? Please choose your state

  • For help with alcohol or other drugs in Victoria

    1800 888 236 DirectLine (24 hour helpline)
  • For help with alcohol or other drugs in New South Wales

    1800 422 599 24 Hour Alcohol and Drug Information Services
  • For help with alcohol or other drugs in Queensland

    1800 177 833 24 Hour Alcohol and Drug Information Services
  • For help with alcohol or other drugs in South Australia

    1300 13 1340 24 Hour Alcohol and Drug Information Services
  • For help with alcohol or other drugs in Australian Capital Territory

    (02) 6205 4545 24 Hour Alcohol and Drug Information Services
  • For help with alcohol or other drugs in Northern Territory

    1800 131 350 24 Hour Alcohol and Drug Information Services
  • For help with alcohol or other drugs in Tasmania

    1800 811 994 24 Hour Alcohol and Drug Information Services

For general mental health help and support

  • Lifeline
    Lifeline 13 11 14

    24hr telephone crisis support service plus online service finder.

    www.lifeline.org.au
  • Kids Helpline
    Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800

    Telephone and online counselling service for young people aged up to 25.

    www.kidshelp.com.au
  • SANE Australia
    SANE Australia 1800 18 7263

    Telephone and online service providing information about mental illness and where to get help.

    www.sane.org/information/helpline
  • Beyondblue
    Beyondblue 1300 22 4636

    Information on depression, anxiety and related disorders, available treatments and referrals to relevant services.

    www.beyondblue.org.au

In the case of an emergency

Call 000 immediately if your emergency is life threatening.

If you are in crisis and need help or support, contact the following hotlines.

  • Lifeline
    13 11 14
  • Suicide Callback Service
    1300 659 467