Online resources such as hotlines, mental health organisations, therapeutic websites, support groups and phone apps can be great ways to enhance your inner journey and access sound information.

If you are in an emergency or at risk of harm to yourself or others, contact emergency services on 000.

Beyond Blue

Offers a support service for treatment and prevention of anxiety and depression. The beyondblue online forums are also a great way to connect with people online, in a safe and anonymous environment, to discuss anxiety, depression, suicide and a range of life issues. Anyone in Australia can participate in discussions, connect with others and share their experiences.

Black Dog Institute

Information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of depression and bipolar disorder. Black Dog Institute has a list of support groups in every state and territory that can help you connect with groups of people who meet regularly to discuss their experiences, their problems and their strategies for coping.

Carers Australia

Short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers and their families in each state and territory.


Free online and telephone service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families going through a tough time.

Kids Helpline

A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

MensLine Australia

A telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way.

MindSpot Clinic

An online and telephone clinic providing free assessment and treatment services for Australian adults with anxiety or depression.

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and Aboriginal Medical Services in each state and territory.


3pm – 12am Every Day QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for LGBTI people. The project provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to diverse people of all ages experiencing poor mental health, psychological distress, social isolation, discrimination, experiences

Relationships Australia

A provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.

SANE Australia

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

Support after Suicide

Information, resources, counselling and group support to those bereaved by suicide.