Mental health support services

If you or someone you care about is experiencing personal distress or crisis, there are many ways you can get help.

Emergency or crisis – Call 000

If you or someone else need immediate help or urgent medical support call 000. 

24-hour national support

24-hour counselling and crisis support.
13 11 14  |

Suicide Call Back Service
24-hour telephone and online counselling to people affected by suicide.
1300 659 467  |

Beyond Blue
24-hour telephone support service, online chat (11am - 12am AEST) and support information.
1300 22 4636  |

24-hour qualified and experienced counsellors providing confidential support, information and referral to support services to assist those experiencing sexual assault or domestic violence.
1800 011 046  |

Community organisations

WayAhead Mental Health Association NSW 
An information and support service for people with mental illness and their carers. 
1300 794 991  |

Mental Health Carers NSW 
Education and support to carers of people with a mental illness. 
1300 554 660  |

NSW Mental Health Access Line
A state-wide mental health service, staffed by mental health professionals who can provide expert mental health advice, support and can put people in touch with their local mental health service.
1800 011 511

Translated support 

If you need an interpreter to help speak with any of the above services, please call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) on 131 450.

Embrace Multicultural Mental Health 
Access to translated mental health resources, services and information.
(02) 6285 3100  |

Last updated:

08 Sep 2022

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