Mental health and suicide prevention contacts

A list of organisations, websites and services that offer support, counselling, research and information about mental health and suicide prevention.

Contacts

Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission Expert Advisory Panel contact

Contact for further information on the Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission Expert Advisory Panel. This mission is funded by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Mindframe

Mindframe supports safe media reporting, portrayal and communication about suicide, mental ill-health, alcohol and other drugs.
Everymind

National Mental Health Commission (NMHC)

The National Mental Health Commission (NMHC) aims to give mental health and suicide prevention national attention, to influence reform and to help people live contributing lives by reporting, advising and collaborating.

National Mental Health Workforce Strategy team

Contact the team for information about the National Mental Health Workforce Strategy.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

National Suicide Prevention Trial contact

Contact us for more information about the National Suicide Prevention Trial.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Open Arms – Veterans and families counselling

Open Arms provide mental health and wellbeing support for current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel and their families. You can contact them anytime for crisis support – they're available 24 hours a day.
Open Arms

PANDA

PANDA supports individuals and families to help them recover from perinatal anxiety and depression.
PANDA

PartnerSPEAK

PartnerSPEAK provides advocacy and support for non-offending partners, family members, friends, or anyone who is affected by a person's involvement in child sexual abuse and child exploitation material. You can contact their Peerline via phone, online chat or community forum for support. 
PartnerSPEAK

Prime Minister’s National Suicide Prevention Adviser or Taskforce contact

Contact the National Mental Health Commission with any general enquiries about suicide prevention.
National Mental Health Commission (NMHC)

Psychosocial support contact

Contact us if you have questions about our psychosocial support programs and initiatives.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

QLife

QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. QLife's phone service and webchat is open every day from 3 pm to midnight.
QLife

R U OK?

R U OK? is a prevention charity that aims to start life-changing conversations to create a more connected world.
R U OK?

ReachOut

Visit the ReachOut website for help and support on mental health issues for young people. Information is also available for parents and schools.
ReachOut

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia promotes the importance of respectful, healthy relationships. Anyone can call them or visit their website to access relationship support services for issues such as domestic violence, sexual abuse, mental illness and more.
Relationships Australia

Rural Financial Counselling Service contact

Contact the Rural Financial Counselling Service if you need help dealing with financial hardship. They can refer you to relevant professional services such as accountants, agricultural advisers, education or counselling services. This service is for farmers, fishing or forestry businesses.
Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Sane Forums

Sane Forums provide a online space where people living with mental illness and family and other carers from all around Australia can talk about their shared experiences and support each other.
Sane Forums

Social and Emotional Wellbeing Policy Partnership contact

The partnership brings together First Nations and government representatives. It aims to improve social and emotional wellbeing and mental health and reduce suicide rates.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
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Suicide Call Back Service

Call the Suicide Call Back Service for immediate, professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide.
Lifeline Australia

Suicide Prevention Australia contact

Suicide Prevention Australia works to build a stronger suicide prevention sector, a more aware and engaged community, and a more effective regulatory and funding environment.
Suicide Prevention Australia

Survivors and Mates Support Network (SAMSN)

Male survivors of child sexual abuse, their families and supporters can contact SAMSN for help. Their hotline is available Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm (AEDT).
Survivors and Mates Support Network

The Butterfly Foundation

The Butterfly Foundation provides support services, treatment and resources, delivers prevention and early intervention programs and advocates for the needs of those with eating disorders and body image issues.
The Butterfly Foundation

This Way Up

This Way Up provides research tested online treatment and prevention of anxiety and depressive disorders.
This Way Up

Translating and Interpreting Service for mental health

Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) contact for Primary Health Network (PHN)-funded mental health services.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
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