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Help and resources

Help and resources

If you or anyone you know needs help


Lifeline 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services Call 13 11 14
Kids Helpline For children, teenagers, young adults, parents and carers Call 1800 551 800
Mensline Phone & online support and information service for men Call 1300 789 978
Beyond Blue National mental health support service Call 1300 224 636
Headspace Youth mental health and wellbeing (ages 12-25) Call (03) 9027 0100

Services


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing and mental health services are located around the country.

The contact details for 328 Indigenous specific health services are listed here.


Resources


HealthInfoNet is a useful website for information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research.


Croakey is a social journalism project that enables debate and investigations of health issues and policy.


The Lowitja Institute is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation working for the health and wellbeing of Australia's First Peoples through high impact quality research, knowledge translation and by supporting a new generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers.


NACCHO is the national peak body representing 142 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services across the country on Aboriginal health and wellbeing issues.


The Healing Foundation is a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation that partners with communities to address the ongoing trauma caused by actions like the forced removal of children from their families.