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Are you in immediate danger or need help now? Call Triple Zero (000) or go to a hospital.

Additional support is available from:

Health professionals

  • Talk to your doctor about your concerns and ask for an assessment or referral. Some general practitioners (GPs) have additional training and expertise in mental health. Search for a GP online or phone beyondblue on 1300 224 636.
  • Phone 13 HEALTH  (13 43 25 84) for 24 hour assessment, referral, advice, and hospital and community health
  • Medicare rebates are available for a range of mental health treatments, including up to 10 individual consultations and up to 10 group therapy sessions with a mental health professional. You’ll need a referral from a general practitioner, psychiatrist or paediatrician to be eligible.

Online treatment

  • OnTrack is a free online treatment program that helps you self manage your recovery from depression. It focuses on practical things you can do to make things better and helps you to set goals.
  • MoodGYM is an innovative, interactive web program designed to prevent depression. It consists of 5 modules, an interactive game, anxiety and depression assessments, downloadable relaxation audio, a workbook and feedback assessment.
  • The Mental Health Association of Queensland offers free online support services with a registered psychologist or social worker, accessed via online video chat. 

Telephone counselling services

Lifeline
Counselling services for anyone at anytime.
Phone 13 11 14

Kids Helpline
Telephone and online counselling for young people aged 12-25.
Phone 1800 551 800

SANE helpline
Information, advice and referral for mental illness.
Phone 1800 187 263

beyondblue
Information and referral for depression and anxiety.
Phone 1300 224 636

Parentline
Support, counselling and education for parents.
Phone 1300 301 300

Gay Line Lesbian Line
Peer counselling service for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their families and friends.
Phone 1800 184 527 (7pm to 10pm)

Harmony Place
Mental health services for culturally and linguistically diverse people and communities.
Phone (07) 3848 1600

Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service
Counselling and group programs for Australian veterans, peacekeepers and their families.
Phone 1800 011 046

ARAFMI
Support for family, friends and carers of people with mental illness.
Phone 1800 351 881

Men’s Line
Telephone and online support, information and referral service to help men with relationship and other problems.
Phone 1300 789 978

Mental Health Association of Queensland
Access to support, information and referral to mental health-related services in your area, 9am to 7pm Monday to Friday.
Telephone 1300 729 686

Support groups

The information on this page was adapted from information supplied by the Queensland Government and correct at the time of writing (June 2014)

from information supplied by the Queensland Government and was correct at the time of writing (June 2014)