Get Help

batyr itself does not provide crisis intervention or counselling, below are a list of services that can provide help. You can also contact your local doctor who can refer you to a mental health professional.

If you are in need of urgent support or are worried about someone, please contact your local doctor or call emergency services on 000.

LIFELINE
Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health services.
www.lifeline.org.au

REACH OUT
ReachOut is anonymous open 24/7 and filled with loads of info, stories, videos and forums where you can connect with others going through the same stuff as you.
au.reachout.com

HEADSPACE
Headspace is the national youth mental health foundation. It helps young people who are going through a tough time.
www.headspace.com.au

BEYOND BLUE
Beyond Blue is an organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of depression, anxiety and related substance-use issues around Australia.
www.beyondblue.org.au

ORYGEN
Orygen Youth Health (OYH) is a world-leading youth mental health program based in Melbourne, Australia. OYH has two main components: a specialised youth mental health clinical service; and an integrated training and communications program.
http://oyh.org.au

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN ABORIGINAL AUSTRALIA
The ‘Find a Health Service’ feature allows users to search an extensive database of Indigenous-specific Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) services and programs across Australia.
http://www.sewbmh.org.au/location/map

BLACK DOG INSTITUTE
The Black Dog Institute is a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar.
www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

THE BUTTERFLY FOUNDATION
Dedicated to bringing about change to the culture, policy and practice in the prevention, treatment and support of those affected by eating disorders and negative body image.
thebutterflyfoundation.org.au

MENSLINE
MensLine Australia is a unique telephone and online support, information and referral service helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way.
www.mensline.org.au

KIDS HELPLINE
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential, phone counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
https://kidshelpline.com.au

SUICIDE PREVENTION AUSTRALIA
Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA) provides national leadership for the suicide prevention sector in Australia. SPA works collaboratively to develop a community that knows how to ask for help and how to give help.
http://suicidepreventionaust.org

AUSTRALIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY 
Search for a psychologist in your area. Find over 8,000 psychologists Australia wide, who are in private practice and provide services for a fee.
http://www.psychology.org.au/FindAPsychologist/

SANE AUSTRALIA
Sane Australia is a national charity working for a better life for people affected by mental illness.
www.sane.org

1800 RESPECT
1800 Respect is a national Australian sexual assault and domestic family violence counselling service. There are professionals available 24/7 on the telephone and online providing crisis and trauma counselling services.
www.1800respect.org.au

QLIFE
Qlife is a national counselling and referral service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender, Intersex (LGBTI) people. Services include early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services.
https://qlife.org.au

SMILING MIND
Smiling Mind is modern meditation for young people. It’s a simple tool that gives a sense of calm, clarity and contentment.
http://smilingmind.com.au/

7 CUPS OF TEA
7 Cups of Tea is an on-demand emotional health and well-being service. Our bridging technology anonymously & securely connects real people to real listeners in one-on-one chat.
http://www.7cups.com/

MINDHEALTHCONNECT
mindhealthconnect is the easy way to find mental health and wellbeing information, support and services from Australia’s leading health providers, together in one place
http://www.mindhealthconnect.org.au/