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If you are in Australia and in need of emergency support please call 000 immediately.

Trauma/Dissociation Specific Support

SANE Australia“Our mission: helping all Australians affected by mental illness lead a better life.”

Mental Health Australia“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“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“Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.”

depressioNet“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“Harmony Place is a non-government community-based organisation providing mental health and wellbeing services specifically for people and communities from diverse cultural and language backgrounds.”

The Butterfly Foundation

“The Butterfly Foundation represents all people affected by eating disorders and negative body image – a person with the illness, their family and their friends.”


“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

“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“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 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.”

ReachOut“ReachOut is Australia’s leading online mental health organisation for young people, providing practical support to help them get through everything from everyday issues to tough times.”

Headspace“We’re the national youth mental health foundation dedicated to improving the wellbeing of young Australians.”

*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.

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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.