Not every question can be answered by a Growing Up in Australia team member. For life issues, crises and emergencies, here is a list of services that can help.
|Ambulance, Police, Fire||000|
|Poisons Information Centre||13 11 26|
|Police Assistance Line (Non-emergencies. For VIC, please contact your local police station)||13 14 44|
|Kids Helpline (5-25 years of age)||1800 551 800|
|1800RESPECT (National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling)||1800 737 732|
|Office of the eSafety Commissioner (Cyber safety education and bullying support)||1800 880 176|
|Bully Zero Australia Foundation||1800 028 559|
|Gamblers Anonymous – Australia||Refer to website for state-based phone numbers|
|MoneySmart (Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC))|
|Beyond Blue||1300 224 636|
|eHeadspace (National Youth Mental Health Foundation)||1800 650 890|
|Lifeline||13 11 14|
|Suicide Call Back Service||1300 659 467|
|Counselling Online (Drug and alcohol counselling)||Refer to website for state-based phone numbers|
|National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline||1800 250 015|
|Alcohol and Drug Foundation||1300 858 584|
|Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) (12-21 years of age)||1800 458 685|
|GENDER, SEXUALITY AND SEXUAL HEALTH|
|Transcend (Sex and Gender Diversity)|
|QLife (Gender, sexuality and sexual health)||1800 184 527|
|Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT||(02) 6247 3077|
|True: Relationships and Reproductive Health Qld||(07) 3250 0200 (Brisbane office) Refer to website for other Queensland office phone numbers|
|Family Planning NSW||1300 658 886|
|Family Planning Welfare Association of NT Inc.||Refer to website for regional numbers|
|Sexual Healthline (SHine) SA||1300 794 584|
|Family Planning Tasmania||Refer to website for regional numbers|
|Family Planning Victoria||1800 013 952|
|Sexual Health Quarters (SHQ) WA||(08) 9227 6177|
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