If you are struggling during this time of lockdown, here are some mental health services that you can access.
If you or someone you are with is in immediate danger, please call 000 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.
24-hour crisis support telephone service. Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Lifeline 131 114
Talk to a trained mental health professional any time of the day or night. Calls are confidential. They will listen, provide information and advice and point you in the right direction to seek further support.
Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636 Open 24/7
Beyond Blue chat online Open 3pm to midnight, 7 days a week
A telephone counselling support line for children and young people ages 5 to 25 and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Kids Helpline 1800 551 800
NSW Mental Health Line
A mental health professional will answer your call about mental health concerns for you or someone you are concerned about, including children, teens, adults and older people.
A free service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families going through a tough time.
eheadspace 1800 650 890 Open 9am – 1am
Head to Health
Head to Health has been created by Australia’s Department of Health to provide Australians trusted information and digital resources to help support mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic. Helpful information includes:
- maintaining good mental health
- managing financial stress
- how to access mental health services
- how to talk to children about coronavirus
- protecting the elderly.
Black Dog Institute
The Black Dog Institute website contains information and resources for mood disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder.
Full List of Mental Health Services – https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/mentalhealth/services/Pages/support-contact-list.aspx