Beyond Blue

Talk to a trained mental health professional at Beyond Blue any time of the day or night. Calls are confidential.

1300 22 46 36

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Lifeline support

Lifeline is a 24-hour crisis support telephone service that provides crisis support and suicide prevention services 24/7.

13 11 14

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Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service is an Australian national service that provides free 24/7 phone, video and online professional counselling to people who are affected by suicide.

1300 659 467

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If you are feeling suicidal or are in crisis
please call 000 immediately (Australia).

Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute raises awareness about mental health and wellbeing, via research, education and clinical intervention. Provides information and resources for people seeking to better understand depression, bipolar and other mental health concerns.

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headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds; headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.

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Reach Out Australia

ReachOut offers different types of support for parents and young people from skills to build, online forums and one-on-one support. Their trusted self-help information, peer-support program and referral tools save lives by helping young people be well and stay well.

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Health Direct Australia

Healthdirect Australia is the national virtual public health information service that works towards the health priorities of Australia’s Commonwealth, State and Territory funders to improve the health of Australians. They provide 24/7 health information, advice and referral for all Australians.

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Other Useful Resources

Other useful links
Downloadable meditations & podcasts
  • Dr Jack Kornfield is a Clinical Psychologist (U.S.) and has trained as a Buddhist Monk. This website provides mindfulness-based information and provides many free downloadable meditations and podcasts.
  • Dr Tara Brach is also a Clinical Online Psychologist (U.S.) with extensive experience in Western Buddhism. Her website provides free/donation downloadable meditations and podcasts.
  • Dr Brene Brown is a Social Work Professor at the University of Houston and is internationally renowned for her work on shame and vulnerability.
Psychoeducation & interesting reading

Self-compassion books video and audio courses

Psychoeducation and worksheets

Psyche articles

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