what to do in an emergency
If you or someone else is experiencing high levels of mental distress or feeling suicidal:
Go to your closest emergency department
If the person is safe to put into a vehicle and you are safe driving them, take them to your nearest Emergency Department.
If a life is in danger call 000 straight away.
If you or someone you know needs help, ACCESSLINE offers professional help and advice as well as referrals to local mental health services.
1800 800 944
You are not alone. We're here to listen.
We are a national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
We exist so that no person in Australia has to face their darkest moments alone.
24/7 Crisis Support - Call 13 11 14
We all have good days and bad days. However, if you’re feeling sad, down or anxious and these feelings have started to affect what you would normally enjoy or do, then it’s important to find out what’s going on and what you can do about it.
Beyond Blue Helpline - Phone 1300 22 4636
Family Drug Support
Family Drug Support (FDS) provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week telephone support to families and carers in crisis due to alcohol and other drug use issues. FDS is staffed by volunteers who have experience of family members with alcohol and other drug use. FDS also provide face-to-face support meetings and resources for family members.
24/7 Support Line: 1300 368 186
24/7 Support services
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Lots of people have suicidal thoughts and are able to work through them and stay safe.
Almost everyone who takes their own life gives some clue or warning. Never ignore suicide threats. Take people’s suicidal thoughts and feelings very seriously and help them find effective help.
It can be very difficult to know what to do and how to cope, but help is available.
3 steps to prevent suicide