Crisis Support

If anyone’s life is in danger or there is an immediate risk of harm, call 000 or visit your nearest hospital emergency department.

Please note that Remote Psych is not a crisis support service. If you are an existing client you will have a Crisis Support Plan in place which will guide you in who can immediately support you.

If you need help now, you can call your state’s mental health crisis line for immediate expert support. They will help you work out which services can best help. This could be the doctor, a hospital emergency department, community mental health service or CATT team.

State mental health triage service

Experiencing or caring for someone during a mental health crisis can be frightening but help is available 24 hours a day.
If you need help now, call your state’s mental health crisis line for immediate expert support. They will help you work out which services can best help. This could be the doctor, a hospital emergency department, community mental health service or your local CATT team.

ACT1800 629 354 Mental Health Triage Service

NSW1800 011 511  Mental Health Line

NT1800 682 288 Northern Territory Mental Health Line

QLD1300 MH CALL (1300 642255) 24-hour specialist mental healthcare

SA13 14 65 Mental Health Triage Service

TAS1800 332 388 Mental Health Service Helpline

VIC: click here for mental health services in your area, or call NURSE-ON-CALL on 1300 60 60 24

WA1800 676 822 Mental Health Emergency Response Line

Crisis Counselling

If you’re in crisis and need support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14. They’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

MensLine Australia offers help for men with family and relationship concerns. You can call 1300 789 978 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you or someone you know is experiencing violence or abuse, you can contact 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or through online chat. They’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Suicide Call Back Service offers crisis support to anyone in Australia who is aged 15 years and older. If you’re affected by suicide, you can call 1300 659 467. They’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you’re between the ages of 5 and 25, you can call the kidshelpline on 1800 551 800. They’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  The kidshelpline website also has helpful information for kids, teenagers, young adults and parents.