Please call 000 if you are in an emergency situation (or 112 from a mobile phone) if there is direct danger to yourself or anyone else.

If you need urgent mental health assistance or want to speak with someone straight away about a specific issue, you can contact these services where someone will be available to help:

Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
A free 24/7 confidential phone and online counselling service for young people aged 12 - 25. The fastest way to talk with a counsellor is on the phone!
Lifeline 13 11 14
A 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention service. Also offers email and chat support
Suicide Helpline 1300 651 251 24/7 counselling and information
Sexual Assault Crisis Line 1800 806 292
A free, confidential after hours (5pm through to 9am) telephone crisis counselling service for people who have experience both past and recent sexual assault 
Nurse-on-call 1300 606 024 24/7 professional health advice from registered nurses
Safe Steps: Family Violence Response Centre 1800 015 188
24/7 family violence response 
WIRE (Women's Information and Referral Exchange Inc) 1300 134 130
Phone support, walk-in and email 
Victorian Urgent Housing Support 1800 825 955 For people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. This service will direct your call to the nearest homelessness service that can provide assistance
MensLine 1300 789 978
A telephone and online counselling service for men with family and relationship concerns. They also provide video chat and call back service (up to 6 sessions) 
GriefLine 9935 7400
Phone and online counselling support for people experiencing loss and grief
Gambler's Help Youth Line 1800 262 376
Betting support for young people, their friends or family. Online support available 
eHeadspace 1800 650 890
Online and telephone service for young people aged 12 - 25 and their families going through a tough time
LGBTQI Switchboard 1800 184 527
Support service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTIQA+) people, their friends, families and allies
Qlife 1800 184 527 (2pm - midnight)
Online and phone counselling and referral service for young people who are LGBTIQA+ 
YoDDA (Youth Drug and Alcohol Advice Service) 1800 458 685 (Monday - Friday 9am until 8pm)
Phone and email advice about alcohol or drugs, access to information and support. For young people aged up to 25 years or families, friends, and services supporting young people

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