Get Help Now

If you feel like you need to speak to someone now, the following is a list of services that you can contact.

If your matter is urgent and involves a drug or alcohol overdose, concerns about personal safety or safety of another, or, a serious concern about mental health, please contact emergency services - dial '000' now.

Alcohol & Other Drugs

Alcohol and Drug Information Services (ADIS) - 24 hour helplines that provide counselling, information and referral;

New South Wales - (02) 9361 8000 (Metro), 1800 422 599 (Regional)

Victoria - 1800 888 236

Queensland - (07) 3837 5989 (Metro), 1800 177 833 (Regional)

Western Australia - (08) 9442 5000 (Metro), 1800 198 024 (Regional)

South Australia - 1300 131 340

Tasmania - 1800 811 944

Northern Territory - 1800 131 350

ACT - (02) 6207 9977

Ice Advice Line (VIC only) - 24 hour helpline providing counselling, information and referral for methamphetamine users, their families and health professionals.

Victoria - 1800 ICE ADVICE (1800 423 238)

Counselling Online is a 24 hour online counselling service that provides assesment, support, information and referral for people concerned about an alcohol or drug problem.

Mental Health

SUICIDE HELPLINES - Contacts for 24hr response services in each state for those feeling suicidal and for those supporting someone feeling suicidal.

VIC - 1300 651 251

NSW - 1300 363622 or 02 9331 2000

QLD - 07 3831 9016 or 1300 363 622

WA - 1800 198 313 or 1800 676 822

SA - 131465 or 1800 182 232

TAS - 1300 364 566

ACT - 1800 629 354 or 02 6205 1065

NT - 1800 019 116

Lifeline - 13 11 14 provides 24-hour confidential telephone counselling to anyone within Australia. Lifeline also provides online counselling and support.

Kids Help Line - 1800 551 800 is a free, confidential and anonymous, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

SANE Australia - 1800 18 SANE (7263) provides a helpline service Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm (EST) providing information about symptoms, treatments, medications, where to go for support and help for individuals and carers.