Emergency Support

VH Psychology is NOT available for 24/7 support, however there are many services available to provide additional support during difficult times. Please see below some options:

Mental Health Support Lines

  • Mental Health Emergency Response Line – 1300 555 788 (Metro) or 1800 676 822 (Peel)
  • Rurallink – 1800 552 002
  • Lifeline – 13 11 14
  • Beyondblue – 1300 224 636
  • Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467
  • The Samaritans Crisis Line – 08 9381 5555 (main line) 08 9388 2500 (Youth Line) or 1800 198 313 (Country Toll Free)
  • Men’s Line Australia – 1300 789 978
  • PANDA (perinatal anxiety and depression), Monday to Friday 9am to 7.30pm AEST) – 1300 726 306
  • QLife (LGBTI+, 3pm to 12am) – 1800 184 527
  • Quitline – 13 7848
  • Butterfly Foundation (eating disorders, Monday-Friday 8am to 9pm AEST) – 1800 334 673
  • Child Protection and Family Support Crisis Care Helpline – 08 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008 (Country Toll Free)
  • HealthDirect (general health information and advice) – 1800 022 222
  • Wellways (mental health system navigation, Monday – Friday 9am to 9pm AEST) – 1300 111 400

Kids and Youth Mental Health Support Lines

  • Child and Adolescent Health Service urgent mental health support line – 1800 048 636
  • Headspace (seven days a week from 9am to 1am AEST) – 1800 650 890 (12-25 year olds, family and friends)
  • Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800 (5 to 25 year olds) or 1800 654 432 (parents)
  • Youth Beyondblue – 1300 224 636 (12-25 year olds)

Alcohol and Other Drug Support Lines

  • Alcohol and Drug Support Line – 08 9442 5000 or 1800 198 024 (Country Toll Free)
  • Parent and Family Drug Support Line – 08 9442 5050 or 1800 653 203 (Country Toll Free)