Emergency Numbers

For urgent support or assistance, please contact one of the help lines below or attend your nearest Hospital.

Police/ Ambulance 000

Lifeline – counselling – 13 11 14

Suicide help – 1300 651 251

Suicide call back – 1300 659 467

Austin Health Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services – 03 9496 3620

Headspace (12-25 year olds) – 1800 650 890

Kid’s Help Line – 1800 55 1800

Parent line (8am-midnight, 7 days) – 13 22 89

Grief line – 1300 845 745

Mensline – 1300 78 99 78

Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri) – 03 8486 4222

North East Mental Health Triage Service – 1300 859 789

WIRE Womens line – 1300 134 130

Eating Disorders Vic – 1300 550 236

Butterfly Foundation – 1800 33 4673

Cancer Council (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri) – 13 11 20

Maternal & Child Health – 13 22 29

Nurse-on-Call – 1300 60 60 24

OCD and Anxiety Help Line – 1300 269 438

DirectLine drug & alcohol counselling – 1800 888 236

Gamblers Helpline – 1800 858 858

CASA Sexual assault – 1800 806 292

Child Abuse Prevention Service – 1800 688 009

Department of Children’s Services – 13 12 78

Domestic Violence Vic – 1800 015 188

Women Against Violence – 1300 252 006

Victorian Legal Aid – 1300 792 387

Useful Links to external sites

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