Expert mental health information for everyone
In an emergency dial triple zero (000).
13 11 14
Suicide Call Back Service
1300 65 94 67
1300 78 99 78
1800 55 1800
Drug and Alcohol Counselling
1800 888 236
1800 858 858
Drug and Alcohol Counselling Online
Gambling Help Online
Online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for mild or moderate depression. Free.
This Way Up
Online CBT for depression, anxiety and stress. Some courses are free, some are paid.
Online CBT for anxiety in children and young people. Free.
Information about ADHD for adults, children and families.
Detailed information about dementia and related illnesses.
Wide ranging information and advice about depression, including a depression checklist.
Black Dog Institute
Information on mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.
Blue Knot Foundation
Support for survivors of childhood abuse and trauma including professional telephone counselling, information and resources.
Support for people with eating disorders including telephone and online counselling, information and resources.
National youth mental health service. How to see a counsellor locally or get help online or over the telephone.
Mental Health in Multicultural Australia
Mental illness fact sheets translated into 21 community languages by the Department of Health.
Australian Government web portal that pulls together trusted, relevant mental health care services and information on a broad range of topics.
National Eating Disorders Collaboration
Current evidence-based information and resources on eating disorders.
Online mental health service especially for young Australians.
Fact sheets, video and podcasts that explain mental illness and related topics. There is an active web forum that anyone can join.
Children of parents with a mental illness
Information, support and advice for children of parents with a mental illness.
Find a psychologist
Australian Psychological Society directory of psychologists working in Australia.
Service providing practical help with housing, employment and daily tasks for people living with mental illness.
Mental Health Australia
Peak body representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector.
National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum
A voice for consumers and carers.
Suicide Prevention Australia
Peak body for suicide prevention in Australia.
This is a general guide only, and does not replace individual medical advice. Please speak to your doctor for advice about your situation. The RANZCP is not liable for any consequences arising from relying on this information. Subject matter experts, people with lived experience of mental illness and carers all contributed to this fact sheet.