Community Links and Helplines 

Need help now?

Access 24/7 National crisis support numbers and helplines.
If you, or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 000 or visit your nearest hospital.

Helplines can provide you with immediate access to support and advice that is confidential, free and anonymous.

Health Information

Coronavirus Health Information Line
1800 020 080

The Public Health Information Line  
1800 004 599

Government Resources 

Government of Western Australia Department of Health

Government of Western Australia Department of Health – Coronavirus Fact Sheets

Australian Government Department of Health

Australian Government coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert

World Health Organisation

World Health Organization – coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

Health Direct – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Travel Information for Australian Citizens 

Smartraveller Website

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Child and Adolescent Health Service
Urgent mental health support line: 
1800 048 636

(seven days a week from 9am to 1am AEST)
1800 650 890 (12-25 year olds, family and friends)

Kids Helpline*
1800 551 800 (5 to 25 year olds) or 1800 654 432 (parents)
A free, private and confidential telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

Be You / Beyond Blue

1300 224 636 (12-25 year olds)

Mental Health Emergency Response Line
1300 555 788 (Metro) or 1800 676 822 (Peel) or
1800 552 002 (Country/Rural link)

13 11 14 
Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services. You can contact Lifeline by phone (24 hours/7 days a week) or web chat (7pm–12am AEST/7 days a week). 

Beyond Blue
1300 224 636
Learn more about anxiety, depression and suicide prevention.
Find a professional
Find information on the different types of mental health services and treatments, and access information about available practitioners from national health professional directories. 

Suicide Call Back Service*
1300 659 467

The Samaritans Crisis Line*
08 9381 5555 (main line) 08 9388 2500 (Youth Line) or 1800 198 313 (Country Toll Free)

Men's Line Australia*
1300 789 978

(perinatal anxiety and depression)
Monday to Friday 9am to 7.30pm AEST)*
1300 726 306

(LGBTI+, 3pm to 12am)*
1800 184 527

Butterfly Foundation
(eating disorders, Monday-Friday 8am to 9pm AEST)*
1800 334 673

Child Protection and Family Support Crisis Care Helpline*
08 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008 (Country Toll Free)

(general health information and advice)*
1800 022 222

(mental health system navigation, Monday - Friday 9am to 9pm AEST)*
1300 111 400

Australian Psychological Society

Healthy Families (beyondblue) 
A website giving parents and carers the information, knowledge and confidence to support the young people in their life and to take care of their own mental health and wellbeing, especially for new or expectant parents. 

Raising Children Network
A website for all Australian parents and carers, providing up-to-date, evidence-based, scientifically validated information about raising children and caring for yourself as a parent or carer. 

ReachOut Parents
A website providing information, tools and resources to help parents and carers support the 12–18 year-olds in their family environment. 

Parenting Strategies 
Learn some parenting tips to protect your child from mental health issues. 

COVID-19 Resources 

Australian Government Department of Health
Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert including information and support

Beyond Blue
Online forum - Coping during the Coronavirus outbreak

Beyond Blue
Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

Butterfly Foundation
COVID-19: Tips and advice for people with an eating disorder

Emerging Minds
Talking to children about natural disasters, traumatic events, or worries about the future

Support for young people - How to cope with stress related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Phoenix Australia
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tips for self-care and families

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Staying mentally and physically well

Roses in the Ocean
Mental health tips for working from home

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
Managing anxiety and stress

World Health Organization
Mental health and psychosocial considerations during COVID-19 outbreak

Life in Mind Support Services