Mental Illness

SANE Australia 

Provides information about mental illness, and where to go for help. The website also hosts a support forum for those with lived experience of mental illness, and their carers.


Anxiety Online

Free e-therapy programs for anxiety disorders.


A self-help interactive program with modules for anxiety, depression, loss and grief. Evidence-based information teaching strategies drawn from cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and interpersonal therapies as well as relaxation and physical activity.



A national response to reduce the prevalence of depression in Australia. A range of fact sheets can also be downloaded from Beyond Blue.

Black Dog Institute

Expert information on depression and Bipolar Disorder for the general public as well as professionals, including information on getting help for mood disorders, suggestions on ways of staying well, and detailed information about the institute’s research activities. Facts sheets providing a range of information on mental health problems can also be downloaded.


An online interactive cognitive behaviour (CBT) and interpersonal based therapy program used as a preventative and self-help tool for young people experiencing mild to moderate levels of depression or anxiety.



Reach Out

A national online youth suicide prevention program.

Suicide Call Back Service
Or call 1300 659 467

Provides telephone (24/7) and online (24/7) counselling for people 15 years and over who are suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, bereaved by suicide, and health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.

Drugs and Substance Abuse

Australian Drug Information Network

Australia’s leading alcohol and drug search direction. The site helps you find reliable information on alcohol, other drugs and mental health, with links to treatment and services.



Provides early intervention mental health services for 12-25 year olds.


RuralLink 1800 552 002  FREE CALL

RuralLink helps people deal with depression, suicide, anxiety, psychosis, mental health issues or mental health crisis. It is a confidential service meeting the needs of the community and delivering continuous care and support where needed.

Kids Helpline
1800 551 800 FREE CALL

A national 24-hour telephone counselling service for children and young people aged between 5 and 25 years.

Lifeline WA
13 11 14 FREE CALL

A national 24-hour telephone and chat counselling service for all ages. Their vision is to prevent suicide, support people in crisis and create equal opportunities for emotional well-being.