Australian Support Services for Kids & Parents

We care, and we listen any time for any reason. For kids, teens, young adults and parents or guardians.

We care, and we listen any time for any reason. For kids, teens, young adults and parents or guardians.

beyondblue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. Contact Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636.

beyondblue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. Contact Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636.

Lifeline provides its services through a national telephone crisis support line,  131 114 operating 24/7 and through its online crisis support chat service which operates every evening from 8pm until midnight. Lifeline Centres in every state and territory also deliver local programs. Lifeline acts as a pathfinder to other services in the community. Calls are answered by volunteers and overnight by paid staff.

Lifeline provides its services through a national telephone crisis support line,  131 114 operating 24/7 and through its online crisis support chat service which operates every evening from 8pm until midnight. Lifeline Centres in every state and territory also deliver local programs. Lifeline acts as a pathfinder to other services in the community. Calls are answered by volunteers and overnight by paid staff.

ReachOut provides practical tools and support to help young people get through everything from everyday issues to tough times.  On ReachOut.com, you will find help through: factsheets, tools, apps, community forums, stories, videos and other stuff like lists. At ReachOut we leave counselling to other experts, and out chat services focus on just peer support on the Forums. If you need urgent help or you want to talk to someone immediately, check out our emergency contacts page.

ReachOut provides practical tools and support to help young people get through everything from everyday issues to tough times.  On ReachOut.com, you will find help through: factsheets, tools, apps, community forums, stories, videos and other stuff like lists.

At ReachOut we leave counselling to other experts, and out chat services focus on just peer support on the Forums. If you need urgent help or you want to talk to someone immediately, check out our emergency contacts page.

We offer continuously available emotional support without embarrassment of any sort. You are totally anonymous visiting this site, you can get detailed answers to many questions, and we are never too busy to answer!

We offer continuously available emotional support without embarrassment of any sort. You are totally anonymous visiting this site, you can get detailed answers to many questions, and we are never too busy to answer!

The home of 'live', online drug and alcohol counseling.

The home of 'live', online drug and alcohol counseling.

Need a helping hand to quit substance use? Quitline can help.

Need a helping hand to quit substance use? Quitline can help.

MensLine Australia is the national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. The service is available from anywhere in Australia and is staffed by professional counsellors, experienced in men’s issues.   

MensLine Australia is the national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. The service is available from anywhere in Australia and is staffed by professional counsellors, experienced in men’s issues. 

 

Raising Children Network is the complete parenting resource for all stages from pregnancy to newborns to teens. We offer research-based content on hundreds of topics for children and grown-ups. On this page, you’ll find links to more information about the website and our team, as well as resources to help you promote the website and stay in touch.

Raising Children Network is the complete parenting resource for all stages from pregnancy to newborns to teens. We offer research-based content on hundreds of topics for children and grown-ups. On this page, you’ll find links to more information about the website and our team, as well as resources to help you promote the website and stay in touch.

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds. The service is designed to make it easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their well-being. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. 

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds.

The service is designed to make it easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their well-being. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. 

Using cannabis has been linked to respiratory illness, mental illness and loss of ambition. If you are struggling with your use, or someone else's, give this helpline a call.

Using cannabis has been linked to respiratory illness, mental illness and loss of ambition. If you are struggling with your use, or someone else's, give this helpline a call.

W.A Government initiative - information about drugs and alcohol. Support services and resources.

W.A Government initiative - information about drugs and alcohol. Support services and resources.

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.

The 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.

The 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.

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian community service organisation that has been helping people to regain their independence for over 155 years. Family and individual support for those who've experienced domestic violence.

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian community service organisation that has been helping people to regain their independence for over 155 years. Family and individual support for those who've experienced domestic violence.

Family Drug Help (FDH) provides a specialist service to support family members and friends who are concerned about a loved one’s alcohol and other drug use. Family Drug Help aims to strengthen clients’ physical and mental health and their ability to cope with a very difficult situation.

Family Drug Help (FDH) provides a specialist service to support family members and friends who are concerned about a loved one’s alcohol and other drug use. Family Drug Help aims to strengthen clients’ physical and mental health and their ability to cope with a very difficult situation.

DrugInfo is the information arm of the Alcohol and Drug Foundation. We are supported by the Victorian Government to provide easy access to information about prevention of alcohol and other drug harms, through our publications, resource centre and seminars.

DrugInfo is the information arm of the Alcohol and Drug Foundation. We are supported by the Victorian Government to provide easy access to information about prevention of alcohol and other drug harms, through our publications, resource centre and seminars.