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|
|Lifeline Australia||13 11 14|
|Suicide Call Back Service||1300 659 467|
|Healthdirect Australia||1800 022 222|
|Refer to website for state based phone numbers|
|Beyond Blue||1300 224 636|
|MensLine Australia||1300 78 99 78|
(Drug and alcohol counselling)
|Refer to website for state-based phone numbers|
|Family Drug Support Australia||1300 368 186|
|Gamblers Anonymous – Australia||Refer to website for state-based phone numbers|
|Gambling Help Online||1800 858 858|
|National Debt Hotline||1800 007 007|
(National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling)
|1800 737 732|
|13YARN||13 92 76|
|Transcend (Sex and Gender Diversity)|
(Counselling/Referral service for LGBTI)
|1800 184 527|
|Office of the eSafety Commissioner
(Cyber safety education and bullying support)
|1800 880 176|
|Bullying. No way!|
|Relationships Australia||1300 364 277|
|Raising Children Network|
|Headspace||1800 650 890|
|Hospital (Accident and Emergency)|
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