Crisis and support networks

In Crisis



Call 000

  • Is someone seriously injured or in need of urgent medical help?
  • Is your life or property being threatened?
  • Have you just witnessed a serious accident or crime?
    If you answered YES call Triple Zero (000). Triple Zero calls are free.
    Stay focused, stay relevant, stay on the line

Alcoholics Anonymous
Having trouble with alcohol? Does your drinking worry you? Is it causing you to get into unpleasant or dangerous situations?

Australian Association of Relationship Counsellors
Promoting Standards of Excellence in the Specialist Field of Relationship Counselling Across Australia

Beyond Blue
Depression is more than just a low mood – it’s a serious illness.

Dads In Distress
Dads in Distress Support Services (DIDSS) by its very name appears to be focused mainly on supporting men through separation from their partner and/or children.

Catherine Dove, Psychologist at  Dove Psychology Services.  Works with people wanting to develop more purpose and fulfillment in their lives and people experiencing:

  • life transitions
  • work and career changes
  • stress
  • communication and relationship difficulties
  • grief and loss
  • low self-esteem
  • low mood and
  • anxiety

Note: Catherine sees clients face to face, over Skype and telephone.

Family Lawyer
Daniel Dalli – Can help you with all matters of Family Law and Intervention Orders. Call 0423 729 686 or Email

Kids Helpline
We care and we listen, anytime and for any reason 1800 55 1800

Gamblers Anonymous
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. There are no dues or fees for Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Help Online
Help is just a click away. Available immediately, there is no need to make an appointment to access free 24/7 support via chat or email. It’s free, easy and convenient and available to anyone affected by a gambling concern.

Good Therapy
Information about what to expect from therapy and tips on how to find a therapist.

Lifeline or chat to them Online
For 24/7 crisis support call Lifeline 13 11 14

Check out their facts & Information section for additional information and resource.

Mental Health Crisis Lines (available 24/7)

NSW: Mental Health Line

1800 011 511

VIC: Suicide Help Line

1300 651 251


13 43 25 84

TAS: Mental Health Services Helpline

1800 332 388

SA: Mental Health Assessment and Crisis Intervention Service

13 14 65

WA: Mental Health Emergency Response Line

1800 676 822

NT: Top End Mental Health Service

08 8999 4988

ACT: Mental Health Triage Service

1800 629 354

Mens Line
Telephone and Online support for men, especially around family breakdown or separation. This service provides anonymous support, information and referral.

Mens Referral Service
If you are a victim of violence from a partner or family member, or your behaviour has brought you into contact with the police or courts and you’re facing issues such as an intervention order, behaviour change, anger management, access or custody, it’s time you gave them a call on  1300 766 491

Money Smart Financial Counselling
The free hotline is open from 9:30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday. When you call this number you will be automatically transferred to the phone service in your state: 1800 007 007

MoodGYM is an innovative, interactive web program designed to prevent depression.

My Dr.
Comprehensive Australian health site with free information covering a wide variety of diseases and conditions, tests and treatments.

Step-families Australia
Stepfamilies Australia is a national peak body working with a network of state step-family groups and community service providers to strengthen step-families across Australia, through providing quality information, family support services, practitioner training, research and advocacy.