Emergency Telephone Numbers


Lifeline – Crisis Counselling 13 11 14
Mental health Triage emergency help 13 14 65
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
Domestic Violence Line 24 hrs 1800 800 098
Rape & Sexual Assault service Yarrow Place 1800 817 421


Counselling & Psychotherapy Organisations


Australian Counselling Association (ACA) www.theaca.net.au
Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) www.acap.edu.au
The Australian Psychological Society (APS) www.psychology.org.au
Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) www.pacfa.org.au
Institute of Emotionally Focused Therapy (IEFT) www.EFTherapy.com


Helpful Websites


Beyond Blue is the national depression initiative providing a vast range of information and advice for those suffering from depression, anxiety and other related conditions www.beyondblue.org.au
Black Dog is a comprehensive site giving up to date information regarding depression and bi-polar disorder www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
Depressionet offers advice about depression and other related disorders with a helpful focus on mental health in the workplace www.depressionet.com.au
Relationships Australia is at the forefront of fostering better relationships between couples or families regardless of their social, cultural, sexual or gender backgrounds www.relationshipsaustralia.com.au
As well as offering a help line, mensline provides support and advice for men who are concerned about their relationship, have family or parenting concerns www.menslineaus.org.au
Got anxiety is an American website aimed at young adults and provides useful information and advice regarding the range of anxiety disorders www.gotanxiety.org
AA is a worldwide organisation of fellow sufferers who work together using the twelve step programme to achieve hope for a better future free of addiction  www.aa.org.au