Mental Health Resources

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Having a tough time and need someone to talk to right now?

The following services are there to listen and help you out. They are confidential and available 24/7.

 

Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800

Free phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

Available 24/7

Chat Online - Kidshelpline.com.au

 

Beyond Blue – 1300 22 4636

Call or chat online with a trained mental health professional any time of the day or night.

https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/get-immediate-support

 

Lifeline – 13 11 14

Provides all Australians access to crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Available 24/7

Chat Online - Lifeline.org.au

 

Suicide Call Back Service

Provides immediate telephone counselling and support in a crisis for ages 15+

1300 659 467

Available 24/7

Chat Online - Suicidecallbackservice.org.au

 

1800RESPECT – 1800 737 732

Support if you, or someone you know, is experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence (all ages).

1800respect.org.au

 

Mental Health Triage Information
(Information, assessment and referral)
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, telephone: 1300 104 211
Albury: 1300 104 211
Wangaratta: 1300 104 211
Wodonga: 1300 104 211

 

QLife

QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.

https://qlife.org.au/

https://qlife.org.au/get-help/

 

headspace.org.au/eheadspace   

eheadspace provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their families and friends.

If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.

 

Face to Face Counselling

Contact your local GP to access a Mental Health Plan, they can also help you to find a counsellor or a psychologist.

  • Gateway Health Wodonga - Ph: 1800 657 573
  • headspace - Albury/Wodonga - Ph: 02 60 559 555

  • North East Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (NECHAMS) – Ph: 03 5723 8900

 

Crisis & Emergency Accommodation

Website link: https://services.dhhs.vic.gov.au/getting-help

To speak with a housing and support worker, if you are homeless, at risk of homelessness or escaping family violence, call 1800 825 955 - 24 hour, state-wide, toll free number. This number will direct your call to a service closest to you, or if the call is outside business hours, it will be directed to Salvation Army Crisis Services.

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