I’m a young person and…
I’m worried about something and need to talk
There are helplines you can call about any topic, at any time. They are free and confidential. You don’t need anyone’s permission to call. You don’t have to talk on the phone if you don’t want to. Many helplines also use online messaging, text messaging or email.
Dolly’s Dream in partnership with Kids Helpline provides a free 24/7 support service. Call or text 0488 881 033 to connect with a trained counsellor. The line operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged five to 25. Anytime. Any reason.
If you are thinking about suicide or experiencing emotional distress, help is available. There is hope. Lifeline provides confidential crisis support that is accessible 24 hours a day.
eheadspace provides free online and telephone counselling to young people aged 12 to 25, as well as to their families and friends from 9am to 1am, seven days a week.
Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides free phone and online counselling to people who are feeling suicidal, are worried about someone, or have lost someone to suicide.
Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
Griefline provides free counselling support to anyone experiencing grief, loss, trauma and the many associated feelings. You are not alone.
I’ve been bullied online or had pics shared without my consent
Being bullied online or having pics shared without your consent can be very upsetting. We encourage you to speak to an adult you trust or get support from the helpline listed below.
The eSafety Commissioner helps Australians deal with online abuse. eSafety can help to remove bullying content and get you support.
I need help with practical stuff like housing, money, health or family violence
Ask Izzy is a website that connects people in need with housing, a meal, money help, family violence support, counselling and much more. It is free and anonymous, with more than 370,000 services listed across Australia.
I have a question about my legal rights
Youth Law Australia provides free, confidential legal advice, assistance and referrals for young people under 25.