If your need is life threatening, please call 000 without delay.

Some conversations can become too big for friends. If you're worried
about someone and feel urgent support is needed contact your
local doctor or below organisations.

The Anxious Paddler Foundation is not a counselling service and our website is no substitute for the care available from the below organisations.

Mental Health

Lifeline

Suicide Call Back Service

Kids Helpline


13 11 14
Call 24/7 for crisis support


1300 659 467
Call for professional telephone crisis support for people at risk of suicide 24/7


1800 551 800
Call for counselling for young people 5–25 years, 24/7

 

Australian Psychological Society

Beyondblue

Black Dog Institute


1800 333 497
Share information about things that impact mental health

 

1300 224 636
Learn more about anxiety, depression and suicide prevention.


(02) 9382 4530
Use online resources about depression and bipolar disorder.

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia

Mind Spot

Sane Australia


1800 614 434
 A free service for  adults troubled by  anxiety or depression

 

1300 136 289
Share translated mental health resources and information



1800 18 SANE (7263)
Mental illness advice, referrals,

Support after Suicide

Headspace

Reachout.com

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(03) 9421 7640
 Melbourne based service providing face to face counselling

 

(03) 9027 0100
For 12-25 year olds doing it tough, with mental health, drug and alcohol issues​


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1800 18 SANE (7263)
Online information on tough times, for 14-25 year olds,

Griefline Helpline

1800 Respect

Blue Knot Foundation

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1300 657 380
Empowering adult survivors of childhood trauma including abuse

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1300 845 745
 An anonymous telephone counselling service for people suffering grief

 

1800 737 732
Call for confidential telephone counselling about domestic violence, 24/7​


Anxiety Recovery Centre

PANDA

QLIFE

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1300 726 306
For those experiencing or supporting someone with perinatal anxiety and depression

 

1800 184 527 
Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities

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1300 269 438
An anxiety recovery centre in Victoria

Mates 4 Mates

Mens Line

Carers Australia VIC

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1300 462 837
Offers psychological rehabilitation services specifically for the defence force.

 
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1800 242 636
The Mental Health Carer Counselling service offers the opportunity for you to talk to someone about your caring role
(Brochure)
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​1300 789 978
Support and information service for Australian men

Mates in Construction

Mind Australia

Mens Referral Service

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1300 642 111
Working to reduce the high level of suicide amongst construction workers

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1300 286 463
Supporting mental health recovery for consumers and carers, with a carer hotline: 1300 554 660

​1300 766 491
Support Australian men and their families.

Understanding Anxiety

Mind Health Connect

Man Therapy

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Information provided by wayahead.org.au
​Providing information on the maze of anxiety disorders.
 
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An easy way to find mental health information, support and services together in one place

A collaborative effort to give Australian men a resource to help them with any problem that life sends their way