If you are in Australia and in need of emergency support please call 000 immediately.
SANE Australia sane.org
Mental Health Australia mhaustralia.org
“Mental Health Australia is the peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector and committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians.”
“We are an Australian community driven charity specialising in mental health support services.”
Mind Australia mindaustralia.org.au
“Mind Australia Limited is one of the country’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers. We have been supporting people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for 40 years.”
Beyond Blue beyondblue.org.au
“dNet is here to help empower ‘people like us’ to make informed choices & find solutions to the challenges of living with depression. Here you will find a comprehensive resource for information, help to access professionals, treatments, tools, etc throughout Australia, as well as peer support in our messageboard and chat rooms.”
Harmony Place harmonyplace.org.au
The Butterfly Foundation thebutterflyfoundation.org.au
“The Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN) is Australia’s leading alcohol and drug search directory. Here you will find reliable information on alcohol, other drugs and mental health, with links to treatment services, research, statistics, guidelines, journals, policy, campaigns, events, curriculum, professional development opportunities and more.”
Benevolent Society beloved.benevolent.org.au
“As Australia’s first charity we have been giving people with disabilities, children, families, older Australians, and carers a helping hand since 1813. Our vision is a just society where all Australians can live their best life.”
“SOSBSA is here for those who have lost loved ones to suicide. Most of our members have had such a loss and know the shock, trauma, confusion, fear, disbelief, emptiness, powerlessness, anger, longing, detachment, guilt, regret and overwhelming love one can go through – and these are only some of the emotions you may feel on this wild, unwanted ride.”
Men’s Line mensline.org.au
“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.”
*Please note some of these services may have online support or information people in other countries may find useful. Trauma & Co. is an international project first created in England. We are continuously updating these pages and hope to increase our international resources as we move forward. If you have relevant, useful resource links for us to review please contact us.
These links are for reference only and we cannot provide endorsements or recommendations, nor can we speak to a service’s individual policies, reputation or quality of service. In addition, we cannot be sure of the services free/chargeable services – please speak to them directly.
Please access any services with mindful and personal consideration for yourself and your needs.
Last updated 2017 – please let us know if you have more up to date information.