Get Help

The LIFE website does not provide crisis intervention or counselling.

The information that can be accessed here is not a substitute for professional care.

If you are in need of urgent support or are worried about someone, please contact your local doctor or the agencies below.

National telephone counselling services

  • Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467 (Free professional counselling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week across Australia)
  • MensLine Australia 1300 789 978 (24 hour professional phone counselling and referral service)
  • Lifeline 13 11 14 (24 hour phone counselling)
  • Kids Help Line 1800 55 1800 (24 hour professional phone counselling)
  • Veterans Line 1800 011 046 (after hours professional telephone crisis counselling for veterans and their families) 

Information and referral

Websites

State and territory crisis telephone counselling services

ACT

Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team 1800 629 354

New South Wales

NSW Rural Mental Health Support Line 1800 201 123

Salvo Care Line 02 9331 6000

Northern Territory

Crisis Line Northern Territory 1800 019 116

Queensland

Crisis Counselling Service 1300 363 622

South Australia

Mental Health Assessment and Crisis Intervention Service 13 14 65

Tasmania

Samaritans Lifelink (country – 1300 364 566; metro – 03 6331 3355)

Victoria

SuicideLine (VIC) 1300 651 251 

Western Australia

Samaritans Suicide Emergency (country – 1800 198 313; metro – 08 9381 5555)

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