You can get urgent help by ringing your local psychiatric crisis and emergency triage service:
Geelong 1300 094 187
Burwood 1300 721 927
Warrnambool 1800 808 284
You can also attend the emergency department of your local hospital.
In an emergency, you can call an ambulance or other help on the emergency services number for your country:
In Australia call 000 (or if you are on a mobile and 000 doesn't work, call 112)
Emergency service numbers for many other countries are shown at
There are also 24-hour phone lines if you need to get help and support or work out how best to support someone you are concerned about. These are free 24/7 services and can be used anonymously. You might also like to search for the websites of these services for further information and to access additional services – some also provide services online.
· Lifeline: 13 11 14
· Suicide call-back service: 1300 659 467
· Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800
(for people aged 5–25 years)
· Mensline: 1300 789 978