Emergency – 000
Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467
For immediate, 24-hour telephone counselling contact Lifeline on 13 11 14
Launceston General Hospital – 6348 7111
(Go to your local hospital’s emergency department)
Beyond Blue support service – 1300 224 636
Sane – 1800 SANE (7263)
Mens Line – 1300 789 978
Kids Help Line – 1800 55 1800
Parent Help Line – 13 22 89
1800respect.org.au – 1800 737 732
National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Disability Information Helpline – 1800 643 787
If you or someone you know has a disability.
DHHS Family Violence Counselling and Support Service – 1800 608 122
Australian Childhood Foundation
Service for children and young people aged 17 years or younger (Statewide)
Online mental health organisation for young people and parents. Practical support, tools and tips help young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough times – and the information they offer parents makes it easier for them to help their teenagers, too.
Tasmania Public Health Hotline – 1800 671 738
For the latest information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tasmania. Public Health Services works to improve and protect the health and wellbeing of all Tasmanians. We partner with individuals, groups and communities statewide to achieve this outcome.
Translating and Interpreting Service – 131 450
Peer to Peer Advocacy and Support
Beyond Abuse has been supporting people who have been affected by sexual, physical and psychological child abuse in Tasmania since 2002. Beyond Abuse is operated by people that include survivors of sexual abuse, so is positioned to provide non-judgemental, objective and survivor-focused guidance and support to survivors. Our organisation also helps survivors access appropriate therapeutic, mental health, legal, financial and recovery support services.
Or contact us on Facebook or Instagram
Info on Mental Illnesses
Depression & Bipolar Disorder – Beyond Blue
Anxiety – Adavic
Post and Antenatal Depression – Panda
Open Arms – Veterans & Family Counselling was founded by Australia’s Vietnam veterans. It is Australia’s leading provider of mental health assessment and counselling for Australian veterans and their families. Open Arms can provide individual, couple and family counselling to help improve your resilience, as well as enhance your mental health and wellbeing. Call 1800 011 046 for free and confidential 24/7 support. Treatment programs and workshops.
Beyond Blue – A national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression and anxiety.
Black Dog Institute – Educational website offering specialist expertise in mental health and well- being and pregnancy and postnatal depression.
Mental Health Compass – Mental health information, support & services and Social Services information, support & services.
Headspace – The national youth mental health foundation dedicated to improving the wellbeing of young Australians.
The MindSpot Clinic is a free telephone and online service for Australian adults troubled by symptoms of anxiety or depression. Provide free online treatment courses and more.
Blue Knot provides information and support for anyone who is affected by complex trauma. Complex trauma is repeated, ongoing, and often extreme interpersonal trauma (between people) – violence, abuse, neglect or exploitation experienced as a child, young person and adult. Call: 1300 657 380 – 9am-5pm AEST / 7 days a week.
QLife (LGBTI) – QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. Call: 1800 184 527 – 3pm-12am (midnight) AEST / 7 days a week.