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Resources and Support

  1. Speak with your school Guidance Officer or Well-Being team.
  2. See your local GP to discuss the eligibility criteria to access a Mental Health Care Plan for your child.
  3. You can always access counselling and mental health services and pay privately without government assistance.
  4. You can do an internet search and explore free services by non-government agencies in your local area.
  5. If you have Private Health with Extras cover consider utilising your Extras cover if it includes Psychological Services.


If you live in Australia:


Parentline Telephone Counselling:

Parentline Queensland and the Northern Territory

1300 30 1300 (cost of a local call)

8am to 10pm, seven days a week


Parentline Victoria

13 22 89 (cost of a local call)

Open 8am to midnight 7 days a week

 

Parent Helpline South Australia

1300 364 100 (cost of a local call)

24 hours a day, seven days a week

 

Parent Line NSW

1300 1300 52 (cost of a local call)

9am to 9pm Monday - Friday

4pm to 9pm Saturday and Sunday

 

Ngala Parenting Line WA

(08) 9368 9368 or 1800 111 546 (free for STD callers)

8am to 8pm, 7 days a week

 

Parentline ACT

(02) 6287 3833 (cost of a local call)

9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

 

Parent Line Tasmania

1300 808 178 (cost of a local call)

24 hours a day, 7 days a week


Support If you live in the US:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (For immediate support)
  • Crisis Chat (For immediate support)
  • Crisis Text Line (Text 741741 from anywhere in USA for free, 24/7 support from a trained Crisis Counselor)
  • Imalive (For immediate support)
  • You Matter (Information and support for young adults on various mental health issues)
  • Stop Bullying (Information and support for bullying)
  • SAMHSA (24-hour national phone hotline – information and treatment referral for substance use or mental health issues) 


Support If you live in the UK:

  • Samaritans (For immediate support)
  • Depression UK (Support and helplines for various mental health issues)
  • YoungMinds (Information and support for young people, and parent helpline)
  • ChildLine (Immediate phone support and information for kids and teens)


International suicide hotline:

  • Befrienders (Enter your country to find an emotional support helpline)