Useful Websites: Mental Health

Reach out for help

Your local doctor is a good starting point to find out what services are available and best for you. Other helpful resources are listed below.


Need to talk to someone?


check In Australia and NZ, you can call lifeline 24 hours a day on 131114 (Oz) or 0800 543 354 (NZ) to talk.

check In the USA and Canada call suicide prevention lifeline on 1-800-273-8255.

check In the UK and Ireland call Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90 (UK) or 1850 60 90 90 (ROI) or see

check For non-urgent situations, you could see your GP, or look up information online.


Places to get mental health info




The US


In the USA, has help links and info on mental illness including eating disorders.


The UK


In the UK, see for health info and support services.


People to call for help


Call for emergency police help if you’re scared for your or someone else’s safety

Phone your emergency line, e.g. ‘000’ or ‘911’ and ask for the police


In Australia, you can also call your local area health service 24 hr mental health free call (just websearch it, look it up in the phonebook or call directory assistance). They can organise a crisis response team if you need one.

Elsewhere there will be different services available, depending on where you live.


If your problem is related to drugs or alcohol


Go to Useful websites: Drugs or alcohol for contact info for help for yourself or for a friend or family member.

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