Resources

beyondblue: the national depression initiative 1300 22 4636 or www.beyondblue.org.au

Information on depression, anxiety and related disorders, available treatments and where to get help.

www.youthbeyondblue.com

beyondblue’s website for young people – information on depression, anxiety and how to help a friend.

Lifeline

13 11 14

Counselling, information and referral.

SANE Australia Helpline

1800 18 7263 or www.sane.org.au

Information about mental illness symptoms, treatments, where to go for support and help for carers.

Multicultural Mental Health Australia

(02) 9840 3333 or www.mmha.org.au

Mental health information for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

Counselling for children and young people aged between five and 25.

MensLine Australia

1300 78 99 78

Support for men and their families.

Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467 or www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

Telephone support and online resources for those at risk of suicide, their carers and those bereaved by suicide.

SuicideLine Victoria

1300 651 251

Counselling, crisis intervention, information and referral.

Post and Antenatal Depression Association (PaNDa)

1300 726 306 or www.panda.org.au

Support and referral to anyone affected by post and antenatal depression, including partners and extended family.

Carers Australia

1800 242 636 or www.carersaustralia.com.au

Family carer support and counselling in each state and territory.

headspace – Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation

www.headspace.org.au

Information, support and help for young people.

Black Dog Institute

www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

Information about depression and bipolar disorder.

ReachOut.com

www.reachout.com

Information to help young people through tough times.