Emergency Help

Supporting a young person in an emergency, or need someone for them to talk to right now? The following services are there to listen and help out. They are confidential and available 24/7. Give them a call or check them out online.

For more general guidance and support, consider referring young people to ReachOut.com.

Are you in danger?

If you, or someone you are with, is in immediate danger

Call 000

or

go to your nearest hospital emergency department

Lifeline

Age: All ages
For young people who need support or advice in a crisis. Lifeline has phone counselling 24/7.
Lifeline

13 11 14

or
Online text chat www.lifeline.org.au

Kids Helpline

Age: 5-25
For young people to talk about anything that's going on in their lives. Kids Helpline has phone counselling 24/7.
Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

or
Online text chat www.kidshelp.com.au

Suicide Callback Service

Age: All ages
Support for people feeling suicidal. Suicide Callback Service has phone counselling 24/7.
Suicide Call Back Service

1300 65 94 67

or
Online text chat www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au