headspace Centres act as a one-stop-shop for young people who need help with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drugs or work and study support. Click here to find a headspace centre near you.
You can also check out;
Kids Helpline helps young Australians to express themselves, build confidence, and live safely. Young people can chat with qualified counsellors for free. Visit www.kidshelpline.com.au or call 1800 551 800.
Beyond Blue is a support service for depression and anxiety. They also have a national listing of health practitioners with expertise in the treatment of depression and anxiety. Search by suburb at www.beyondblue.org.au or call 1300 224 636.
Black Dog Institute is a world-leading organisation in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorder. Visit www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
And if you prefer chatting online check out eheadspace here.
Lifeline: 24-hour crisis support and suicide intervention
www.lifeline.org.au or 13 11 14
Suicide Call Back Service: free counselling for suicide prevention and mental health via telephone, online and video for anyone affected by suicidal thoughts, 24/7
www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au or 1300 569 467
You can also call LETSS.
The Lived Experience Telephone Support Service is a unique SA-based telephone support service staffed by peer workers with lived experience of mental health issues and recovery. It runs between 5pm-11:30pm every night and provides:
INFORMATION about mental health topics
NAVIGATION on the mental health system
REAL TIME SUPPORT when you need it.
Visit www.letss.org.au or call 1800 013 755.