Mental health support  

Tap to call any number on this page if you're on a device that can make phone calls. 

In an immediate crisis call 000 

Queer focussed support services

Rainbow Door

A free helpline run by Switchboard Victoria which supports LGBTQA+ Victorians, their friends and family. 

Available 7 days a week between 10am- 6pm 

Phone: 1800 729 367

Text: 0480 017 246

Email: support@rainbowdoor.com.au 

QLife

Switchboard provides free telephone and web peer-led counselling, information and referral service through QLife. 

Phone: 1800 184 527

chat online via the QLife website 

Available between 3pm and 12 midnight every day of the week. 

National 24/7 Crisis Services

Lifeline 

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Phone: 13 11 14

lifeline.org.au

Suicide call back service

Free counselling for suicide prevention and mental health on telephone, online and video call for anyone affected by suicidal thoughts, 24/7.

Phone: 1300 659 467

suicidecallbackservice.com.au

MensLine Australia

Free help, support, referrals & counselling for men, available 24/7.

Phone: 1300 78 99 78

mensline.org.au

beyondblue

Support and information on anxiety, depression and suicide. Online chat and phone support available. 

Phone: 1300 22 4636 

beyondblue.org.au

 

Kids Helpline

24/7 phone and web chat counselling services for anyone 25 and under.

Phone: 1800 55 1800

kidshelpline.com.au

Counselling services 

Queerspace

Low or no cost confidential counselling services to support LGBTIQ+ communities and their families. 

Phone: (03) 9663 6733 to see how they can support you. 

Thorne Harbour Health

A range of services for LGBTIQ+ including counselling, medical services, community support and more. Call their intake team to see how they can support you. 

Phone: (03) 9865 6700 or 1800 134 840 (free for country callers) 

Other services  

Men’s Referral Service - Family Violence Counselling Line
Phone: 1300 76 64 91

ntv.org.au