Crisis Lines

If you are in need of immediate support, you can contact one of the organisations listed below and talk to someone now.

On this page:

Phone 1300 659 467 (24/7)

Chat online or video chat or visit Suicide Callback Service website

Suicide Call Back Service is a free nationwide service providing 24/7 phone and online counselling to people affected by suicide.  It provides support for anyone feeling suicidal, worried about someone, caring for a suicidal person, bereaved people and health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.

Suicideline (Victoria only)

Phone 1300 651 251 (24/7)

Online counselling or visit Suicideline Victoria website

SuicideLine Victoria is a 24/7 telehealth service that offers free professional phone and online counselling for people living in Victoria.


Phone 13 92 76 (24/7)

Visit 13YARN website

13YARN [Thirteen YARN] is the first national crisis support line for mob who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping. 13YARN offers a confidential one-on-one yarning opportunity with a Lifeline-trained Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter who can provide crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Phone 1800 184 527 (3pm to midnight, everyday)

Webchat or visit QLife website

QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTIQ+ peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.

Lifeline Australia

Phone 13 11 14 or text 0477 13 11 14

Chat online or visit Lifeline Australia website

Lifeline provides all Australians with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services, 7 days per week.

Kids Helpline

Phone 1300 55 1800 (24/7)

Chat online or visit Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is available 24/7 for kids, teens and young adults aged 5 – 25, and their parents and carers.

Phone 1300 224 636 (24/7)

Chat online or visit Beyond Blue website

Beyond Blue provides free telephone and online mental health advice and counselling and is available 24/7 for everyone in Australia.


Phone 1300 845 745 (8am – 8pm, 7 days)

Request a callback or visit Griefline website

Griefline is a national helpline and online platform that offers free, confidential and compassionate support for anyone who is grieving or needs help with grief.


Phone 1300 789 978

Chat online or visit Mensline website

MensLine Australia offers free professional 24/7 telephone counselling support for men with concerns about mental health, anger management, family violence (using and experiencing), addiction, relationship, stress and wellbeing.