Mental Health

Support phone lines

  • Mental Illness Community Intake; The Mental Health Community Intake service is a central access point for people with a severe mental illness, their carers and family, and referrers  seeking community mental health services in the local government areas of Whittlesea, Nillumbik, Darebin, Banyule, Boroondara, Manningham, Whitehorse, Monash, Maroondah, Knox, Yarra Ranges, Greater Dandenong, Casey and Cardinia.
    • All referrals/enquiries relating to community mental health services; telephone line - 1300 785 358 between 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday
  • Lifeline Crisis Support/ Suicide prevention - 24 hr phone 13 11 14
  • Beyondblue; - 24hr 7 days a week chat line- 1300 22 4636
  • Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria -  (03) 8486 4222 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • Youth Beyond Blue; Telephone 1300 22 4636 (24 hours). Chat online (3pm - 12am)

  • Headspace (youth specific)- the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds. Each centre can help with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drug or work and study issues.
  • Mind Spot ClinicThe MindSpot Clinic is a free telephone and online service for Australian adults troubled by symptoms of anxiety or depression.
    • Tel. 1800 61 44 34
  • Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit organisation and world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder
  • Mind AustraliaMind works with people aged 16 years and over whose ability to manage their daily activities and to live in the community is impacted by mental health issues. 
    • Tel. 1300 286 463 For service enquiries, information and referral call Mind Connect
    • Tel. 1300 554 660 Carer Helpline
  • Neami National; 
  • Reachout - an internet service for young people that provides information, support and resources about mental health issues and enable them to develop resilience, increase coping skills, and facilitate help-seeking behaviour.
  • SANE Australia- Stigma Media Watch




Bipolar Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder


Carers / Parents

Depression and Anxiety


Eating Disorders


Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness






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