USEFUL CONTACTS

Emergency Contacts

For immediate assistance – ALL HOURS

Police / Fire / Ambulance – 000

Police / Fire / Ambulance (from mobile) - 112 (use this number if no credit or no network cover)

 

Crisis Helplines

Lifeline 24/7 Crisis Line - Telephone crisis support, suicide intervention and prevention, mental health support service – 13 11 14

 

Crisis Care (Family Helpline) – Problems within the family, including domestic violence, homelessness, child welfare and general arguments – (08) 9223 1111 (metro) or 1800 199 008 (country).

 

Kids Helpline – Free telephone and online counselling service for young people between 5 and 25 years – 1800 551 800

 

Men’s Line - Dedicated service for men with relationship and family concerns – 1300 789 978

Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline – Free telephone support and counselling for women experiencing family and domestic violence – (08) 9223 1188

 

Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline – Telephone information, referral and counselling service for men to help them change their violent behaviour towards female partners – (08) 9223 1199 (1800 000 599)

 

Rural Link – Specialist after-hours telephone service for the rural communities of WA. Deals with depression, mental health issues, and suicide – 1800 720 101

 

The Samaritans – Non-religious, non-judgemental careline, offering emotional support to the lonely, despairing and suicidal.

 

Samaritans Care Line – (08) 9381 5555 (metro)

 

Samaritans Care Line – 1800 198 313 (country)

 

Samaritans Youth Line – (08) 9388 2500

 

Alcohol & Drug Information Service (ADIS) – Information, referral and counselling for substance users and family members – (08) 9442 5000

 

Mental Health Emergency Response Line – Rapid response to mental health emergencies, including advice for carers – (08) 9224 8888

 

Parenting WA – Information, support and referral services to parents, carers, grandparents and families with children up to 18 years – (08) 6279 1200

 

Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) – Free assistance and support to any male or female, aged 13 years and over, who has experienced unwanted sexual contact or behaviour. Counselling also available – (08) 9340 1828

 

Mental Health and Other Support Services

Arbor – Free outreach counselling service for those bereaved by suicide or sudden death – (08) 9266 1029

 

Child Protection Unit – Within Princess Margaret Rose Hospital. Ensures that children are protected whilst in hospital and on discharge. Covers child abuse, injury, neglect and well being – (08) 9340 8646

 

Ngala Family Resource Centre – Early parenting services, support and guidance for families and young children – (08) 9368 9368

 

Youth Focus – Working with young people, aged 12-18 yrs who show signs of depression, self-harm and suicide. Also supports families – (08) 9266 4333

 

SANE – Information and helpline for people with mental health issues – 1800 187 263

Beyond Blue – Information on a wide variety of mental health problems for sufferers, carers and professionals – 1300 224 636

 

Fremantle Multicultural Centre – Crisis accommodation and settlement programs for refugees and migrants. It also operates a mental health referral program – (08) 9336 8282

 

Depression Help | Anxiety Advice - Anxiety Advice is a website offering advice to people with anxiety and or depression and to their families, here you will find a wide variety of articles relating to depression, anxiety and other clinical disorders.

Sourced From: http://www.lifelinewa.org.au/

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