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We'd like to know the postcode so we can find the closest services. This can be the postcode of where you live, work or study. This information will be kept private and confidential.
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To find out what supports are available in your area, please follow the link below to find your local PHN or call the team on 9800 1071 and we can help navigate you to your local PHN catchment.
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You can also access the following supports:


HeadtoHealth supports Victorians of all ages. to find mental health and wellbeing support that’s best for you.

Partners in Wellbeing

If you are not coping or have been feeling distressed, anxious or down over several weeks, help is available through Partners in Wellbeing. It is free and available to Victorians.

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health.

Direct Line

Confidential alcohol & drug counselling and referral in Victoria.


Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Suicide Call Back

We provide free counselling for suicide prevention & mental health via telephone, online & video for anyone affected by suicidal thoughts, 24/7.


eheadspace provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their families and friends.

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is Australia’s free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

Yarning Safe N Strong

Free and confidential counselling service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Yarning SafeNStrong (YSNS) is available to people and families who need to have a yarn with someone about their wellbeing.

Rainbow Door

Rainbow Door is a free specialist LGBTIQA+ helpline

providing information, support, and referral to all LGBTIQA+ Victorians, their friends and family.


The NDIS is Australia’s first national Scheme for people with disability. It provides funding directly to individuals to support them manage their disability.


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