Mental Health Services & Support Contact List


Discovering the right support for your mental health journey can feel overwhelming, but rest assured, you're not alone.

The below Mental Health Services and Support Contact List is here to help navigate you toward the assistance you need.

Whether you're in search of counselling, crisis intervention, support groups, or specialised services, this is a directory of trusted professionals and organisations committed to mental wellbeing.

Take that crucial first step in prioritising your mental health by accessing this list today.

13YARN A national crisis support line for mob who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping, staffed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people.
ACON Provides information and support for people who identify as LGBTQIA+ on a range of health issues.
Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme (ACVVS) Arranges volunteer visits to older people to provide friendship and companionship. Visits are available to anyone receiving government-subsidised aged care services.
Alcohol and Drug Counselling Online Free and confidential online 24/7 support to people affected by alcohol or drug use.
Alcohol and other drugs information service (ADIS) ADIS provides phone counselling, support, referrals and information for people affected by alcohol or other drugs. Counsellors are trained to work with people concerned about their alcohol and drug use, as well as people concerned about their family or friends.
Amaze-Autism Connect A free, national autism helpline, providing independent and expert information over the phone, via email and webchat.
aspect (autism spectrum AUSTRALIA) Provides a specialised schools program for people on the autism spectrum and additional services including information and advice, diagnostic assessments, behaviour support, parent and family support, and adult programs.
Asylum Seeker Centre Provides practical and personal support for people living in the community who are seeking asylum.
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement Provides information and resources for people who are grieving.
Australian Dementia Network (ADNeT) A network for dementia prevention, treatment, and care.
BEING - Mental Health Consumers Ltd The NSW peak body driving systemic change for mental health consumers. (Note: As an advocacy body, BEING does not provide individual support services).
Beyond Blue Provides mental health information, advice, and tools to support people improve their mental health.
Beyond Blue - Aboriginal information resources Helpful information and resources, including flyers and videos, for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
Bite Back Promotes wellbeing and resilience in young people 12-18 years old through psycho-education, positive psychology and related approaches.
Black Dog Institute Contains information and resources for mood disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder.
Blue Knot Foundation The helpline has trained, experienced and trauma-informed male and female counsellors to support adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse, their partners, family and friends, health professionals and workplaces.
Butterfly Foundation Online and phone counselling, information, and online support groups for people concerned about eating disorders, disordered eating, body image problems.
Butterfly Foundation - Every Body is Deadly Resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who have eating or body image concerns. Resources include videos, fact sheets and posters.
CanTeen Online, email and phone counselling and forums for people aged 12-24 years living with the impact of cancer.
Carers Australia The national peak body representing Australia's unpaid carers providing information and supports.
Carers Connection Line If you are a family member, friend, or carer of someone with a mental illness, call the Carers Connection Line to receive information, referrals and support.
Carers NSW The NSW peak non-government body representing carers providing information and advice.
Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI) Information and resources for children, young people, parents and their family and friends about parenting with a mental illness.
COPE High quality, practical information to help you work through all the emotional challenges of becoming and being a parent.
Dementia Support Australia A 24/7 service supporting healthcare professionals and family members who are caring for a person living with dementia.
ECentre Clinic Free online mental health and wellbeing courses run by Macquarie University.
Elder abuse phone line An Australian Government free service for people looking for information and advice on elder abuse with the phone service in their state or territory.
Embrace Multicultural Mental Health Mental health resources and personal stories translated in more than 30 languages
Emerging Minds The website has resources for families and professionals who are supporting infants, children, and adolescents with their mental health concerns.
ForWhen Provides free assistance in finding and accessing local mental health services for expectant and new parents.
Friend Line A free anonymous phone support service for anyone to call for a chat and to connect.
Gidget Foundation Australia Supports expectant and new parents experiencing perinatal depression and anxiety.
Head to Health Created by the Australian Government providing access to information on mental health issues and mental health support services.
Headspace A free service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families going through a tough time.
Healthy Mind Online Tool for Thoughts and Feelings - Black Dog Institute An easy read web tool to help people with intellectual disability to recognise and regulate their thoughts and feelings.
Hear2talk/Neami National Provides free and confidential phone-based support to help people manage challenging experiences and emotions in the workplace.
Here A LGBTQIA+ suicide prevention digital hub established by ACON in partnership with NSW Health. HERE provides information on suicide and situational distress and connects people of diverse genders and sexualities and their loved ones, along with service providers in NSW, to mental health care, support, and resources.
I-ASIST and safeYARN Indigenous Suicide Intervention Skills Training.
iBobbly app A social and emotional wellbeing self-help app for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians aged 15 years and over.
InsideOut Institute Conducts research on the treatment and prevention of eating disorders.
Intellectual Disability Mental Health Connect Helps people with an intellectual disability to find support for their mental health.
Karitane's mental health service Provides education and support for mums and dads with children from birth to 5 years of age, including support with sleep and settling, establishing routines, feeding and nutrition, toddler behaviour and pre- and post-natal anxiety and depression.
Kids Helpline A free, private and confidential phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
Life in Mind Provides information and resources on suicide prevention.
Lifeline Provides access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services for people experiencing emotional distress.
Link-Up Provides social, emotional and wellbeing support for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people separated from their families.
MensLine Australia A free telephone and online counselling service offering mental health support for Australian men experiencing addiction and relationship issues.
Mental Health Carers NSW The NSW peak body representing people supporting someone with mental illness providing support, information, and advocacy.
Mental Health Coordinating Council The peak body for community mental health organisations in New South Wales.
Mental Health Line NSW Health's free 24/7 telephone service which connects people with NSW Health mental health services.
Mental Health Online Online resources and services to help people 18 years and older experiencing mental health difficulties including anxiety, panic attacks and depression.
MindSpot An online assessment and treatment program for adults with anxiety and depression.
Mood Gym An online self-help program designed for people aged 15-25 years old to help prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Mum Mood Booster An online treatment program for mothers with postnatal depression.
My Aged Care A portal for accessing Australian Government-funded aged care services.
myCompass An interactive self-help service for people with mild to moderate stress, anxiety, and depression.
National Dementia Helpline A free phone and information support service for people with dementia and memory loss, and for their carers, families and friends.
National Indigenous Postvention Service Provides 24/7 emotional and practical support to families impacted by a loss from suicide or other traumatic event.
No to Violence Provides telephone counselling, information and referrals for men who have anger, relationship, or parenting issues. The service helps women and other family members who are experiencing violence or controlling behaviour by men.
NSW Refugee Health Service Provides health assessments and referrals for refugees and asylum seekers.
Older Persons Advocacy Network Provides access to an advocate for advice, support and resources on aged care.
One Door Mental Health Delivers programs specialising in severe and persistent mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, schizoaffective disorder andborderline personality disorder.
Open Arms - Veterans & Families Counselling Provides mental health assessment and counselling for Australian veterans and their families.
Opioid Treatment Line A telephone helpline providing opiate pharmacotherapy information (including methadone and buprenorphine), referrals, advice and a forum for pharmacotherapy concerns.
Parent Line NSW A phone counselling service for individuals needing parenting advice.
Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Services A free mental health service supporting pregnant women and families to manage complex mental illness.
Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia A helpline supporting families affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood.
Qlife A national counselling and referral service for the LGBTQIA+ community.
Rainbow Families Provides support and resources to members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Raising Children Raising Childrenis an Australian parenting website providing reliable information reviewed by experts.
Raphael Services A counselling service for parents and families experiencing perinatal anxiety and depression.
ReachOut Australia Provides information, support and resources about mental health issues for people aged 14 to 25.
Reimagine This service provides advice on navigating the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) RAMHP has 20 Coordinators employed by local health districts across regional, rural and remote NSW. They provide health promotion and educational activities in their local communities and link individuals with appropriate services.
Safe Havens Safe Havens are located on or near hospital grounds and are staffed by peer-support workers who offer emotional support and provide information on available services for people who are feeling distressed or having suicidal thoughts.
SANE Australia Provides free digital and telehealth support services for people with complex mental health issues and trauma, as well as supporting people who are autistic and people with an intellectual disability, their carers, families, and friends.
Smiling Mind An online app and app-based program to improve the wellbeing of young people through mindfulness meditation. Provides age-specific content for ages 7 to 11, 12 to 15, and 16 to 22.
SMS4dads A text message advice and support service for new fathers.
StandBy Face to face or phone support for individuals affected by suicide.
STARTTS Provides treatment programs for refugees and asylum seekers who have experienced torture and/or trauma.
Statewide Intellectual Disability Mental Health Hubs Two statewide hubs that can help people with intellectual or developmental disability access appropriate mental health care. One is for adults, and one is for children and teens.
Suicide Call Back Service A nationwide service that provides professional phone and online counselling to people affected by suicide.
The Brave Program BRAVE-Onlineis a program to help children aged 8 to 12 and teenagers aged 13 to 17 with anxiety, based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).
The Way Back Support Service A support service for people who have recently attempted suicide.
Thiswayup Online courses to improve mental health and wellbeing.
Transcultural Mental Health Centre Mental health information and help accessing community support services for multicultural communities.
Transcultural Mental Health Line A telephone service providing mental health information and help accessing community support services for multicultural communities.
Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is a free interpreting service. It is run by the Department of Home Affairs.
Tresillian Family Care Centres Provides advice and guidance for new parents.
Twenty10 Support for people across NSW who identify as LGBTIQA+. They provide a range of services, including mental health support, counselling, and social support as well as telephone support and webchat.
WayAhead Information and support for mental health consumers and carers including an online directory that can be used to search for local information and support services and treatments.
Wellmob Social, emotional, and cultural wellbeing resources for People who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
Women's Health Centres Information, advocacy, and support for women.
Yarn Safe Yarn Safehas information for young people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. It is part of the Headspace website
Your room Information and resources about alcohol and other drugs.
Youth Aftercare Youth Aftercare is a support service for children, teens and young people aged 25 and under, after suicidal ideation, self-harm and/or a suicide attempt.
Youth Beyond Blue Information, online and phone counselling for young people aged 12 to 25 years old.