Other help lines

Sometimes we need help to deal with difficult situations. Calls to these helplines are free, independent and confidential. 

Suicide support service

Suicide Call Back Service provides free phone, video & online counselling for:

  • People who are suicidal
  • People caring for someone who is suicidal
  • People bereaved by suicide
  • Health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.

It operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across Australia. Go to Suicide Call Back Service or phone 1300 659 467. The service is free, independent and confidential.

MensLine

MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with family and relationship concerns. The service is available from anywhere in Australia and is staffed by professional counsellors, experienced in men’s issues. Call 1300 78 99 78 to talk with a counsellor or use online chat.

Relationship issues and gambling addiction

Gambling addiction affects the entire family. Couples experiencing relationship issues related to gambling addiction can seek specialist help through Gambling Help Online. This website has online chat support, discussion groups and advice. You can also talk to a trained specialist on 1800 858 858. These services are free, independent and confidential.

Relationship issues and debt

Financial difficulties can put an enormous strain on even the healthiest relationship. If you have money problems, the National Debt Helpline can provide you with helpful information about debt management and connect you with financial counsellors in your area. You can also telephone a trained specialist on 1800 007 007. These services are free, independent and confidential.