Useful links and contacts

For immediate counselling assistance call 13 11 14 or go to Lifeline website to chat online

or call 1300 659 467 to contact the Suicide Call Back Service

For advice, assessment and referral contact Mental Health Services Helpline on 1800 332 388

For young people call anytime, any reason Kids helpline on 1800 55 1800

Alcohol and Drug information Service national hotline 1800 250 015

or call Alcohol and Drug Services (9am - 5pm weekdays) on 1300 139 641

Resources for GPs:

Mental Health Services Helpline Referral Form

ABC Smoking Cessation program

Website resources:

(Please note, this list is not exhaustive but may be a helpful start point)


Blackdog Institute

Dementia Australia (including Alzheimers)

Dementia Support Australia (including Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service)

Grow mental wellness programs

MensLine Australia

Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia

Mental Health Families and Friends Tasmania

Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia

Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists - Your Health in Mind

SANE Australia

Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Prevention Australia

Wellways - mental health, disability and aged care support

Links for young children and their parents: – parenting information including children with autism

Beyond Blue - Youth Beyond Blue

Bullying. No Way!

Child and Youth Health – Women's and Children's Health Network

COPMI (Children of Parents with Mental Illness)

Drug Information (Australian Government Drug Campaign)

Headspace – national youth mental heath foundation

Kids Helpline – parenting information including children with autism


The Link Youth Health Service