Resources and Support Services

Resources and Support Services

If you or someone you know is at risk of suicide, take immediate steps to keep yourself safe. Always take suicide seriously and don't assume that people get better without help.

For immediate assistance phone 000 
or present to the nearest emergency department

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment and need to contact someone for support, call through the National Relay Service:

  • TTY: Ph 133 677 and ask for 1300 22 4636.
  • Speak and Listen (SSR): Ph 1300 555 727 and ask for 1300 22 4636.
  • Internet Relay: connect to www.relayservice.com.au and ask for 1300 22 4636.

Support Services

If you need support for yourself or someone you know, remember you are not alone.

For emergency support
Phone 000 or present your local emergency department

Mental Health Emergency Response Line (24/7)
1300 555 788

Lifeline (24/7)
13 11 14

Suicide Call Back Service (24/7)
1300 659 467

Kids Helplink (24/7)
1800 551 800

Alcohol & Drug Information Service
(08) 9442 5000

Sexual Assault Resource Centre (24/7)
(08) 9340 1828

Mens Line (24/7)
1300 789 978

Gay and Lesbian Community Services of WA
(08) 9420 7201

Headspace
www.headspace.org.au

Beyond Blue
www.beyondblue.org.au 

Resources

Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by mood disorders through translational research, clinical expertise and national education programs.

Click here for more information.

Beyondblue: the National Depression Initiative  

Beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related disorders in Australia.

Click here for more information.  

ReachOut.com

The ReachOut.com site provides young people with the information, help, support, advice and connections they need to manage mental health difficulties.

Click here to visit the site.

MoodGYM

A free self help program to teach cognitive behaviour therapy skills to people vulnerable to depression and anxiety.

Click here for more information.

headspace

headspace provides mental and health wellbeing support, information and services to young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families across Australia. headspace has a range of youth friendly health professionals who can help you with general health; mental health and counselling; education, employment and alcohol and other drug concerns.

Click here to access headspace resources.

Mindhealthconnect

Mindhealthconnect helps you access reliable and relevant information about mental health issues and services.

Click here for more information.  

Freedom Centre

Freedom Centre is a Western Australian based peer support and information service that offers a safe social space for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer or questioning young people.

Click here to visit the site. 

If you think that we've missed an important resource, please contact Community Development on 9273 6557.