"Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25." - kidshelpline.com.au https://kidshelpline.com.au/
Phone: 1800 55 1800
"Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. We're committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope. Our vision is for an Australia free of suicide." lifeline.com.au
Ph: 13 11 14
"Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live." Beyondblue.com.au https://www.beyondblue.org.au/
"Smiling Mind is a non-for-profit web and app-based meditation program developed by psychologists and educators to help bring mindfulness into your life." Smilingmind.com.au
Mental Health Triage services are the usual entry point for Public Mental Health Services. They are a 24/7 service and can organise urgent assessments in times of crisis. Different triage services support different geographical areas. Each area and contact details are listed below.
Maroondah, Knox, Yarra Ranges, Manningham, Whitehorse and Monash (except for southwest corner)(Local Government Areas) Ph: 1300 721 927
South East Greater Dandenong, Cardinia, Casey, Frankston, Mornington Peninsula (Local Government Areas) Ph: 1300 369 012
Inner and Middle SouthPort Phillip, Stonnington, Glen Eira, Bayside, Kingston (Local Government Areas) and Monash-Waverley West (Statistical Local Area).
North Western MetropolitanHume, Melton, Wyndham, Hobson's Bay, Brimbank, Moonee Valley, Moreland, Melbourne and Maribrynong (Local Government Areas).
North Eastern Metropolitan Whittlesea, Nillumbik, Darebin, Banyule, Yarra and Boroondara (Local Government Areas)
Business hours (9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday)Ph- (03) 9496 3620
St Vincent's after hours psychiatric triage:
(BANYULE & NILLUMBIK ONLY)Ph- 1300 859 789
(DAREBIN & WHITTLESEA ONLY) Ph-: 1300 874 243
(YARRA & BOROONDARA ONLY) Ph-1300 558 862
Austin CAMHS After hours (03) 9496 5000 (Emergency Only)