Getting help

    Recognising that you may have a mental health problem and taking steps to get help takes courage. Remember that you are not alone – 1 in 5 Australians experiences mental illness at some time in their life.

    Sharing your feelings with someone you trust and being listened to can help enormously. Putting how you feel into words makes you think more clearly about a situation. It helps cut the problem down to size.

    There are a range of people, including health professionals and support groups, who you can talk to about what you are experiencing. They can give you another perspective and help you to cope and work through your problems.

    24 Hour Emergency Services

    Health Direct Australia

    1800 022 222

    Mental Health Emergency Response Line (MHERL)

    1300 555 788 Metro

    1800 676 822 Peel

    Rural Link

    1800 552 002


    Mental Health Week