Emergency Service Information
Phone 000 for ambulance or police assistance. You wont get in trouble for asking for help!
If you – or if you think a friend or family member needs urgent help please don’t hesitate.
For immediate support you can phone:
Kid’s Helpline 1800 551 800
24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25
kidshelpline.com (Free call including from mobile phones, landline or payphone)
Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with confidential 24/7 access to online, phone and face-to-face crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Suicide Call-back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone, video and online counselling to people 15 years and over who fit one of the following categories: People who are suicidal, people caring for someone who is suicidal, people bereaved by suicide, health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.
1300 659 467
Mental Health Services Helpline Tasmania (24 hours 7days ) 1800 332 388
a service for those experiencing a mental health crisis or those who are concerned about a friend or family member.
Laurel House 6431 9711 (North-West) or 1800 697 877 678 for the After Hours crisis service
Our Service is completely confidential and free to victim/survivors and their families, friends and support people of sexual violence.>
Family Violence Counselling Support 1800 608 122
– Tasmanian DHHS Family Violence Counselling and Support Service offers professional and specialised services to assist children, young people and adults affected by family violence, including assistance with organising a safe place to stay.
YouthBeyondblue 1300 224 636
going through tough times and need to talk to someone 1300 224 636 (24 hours) https://www.youthbeyondblue.com/ (chat online between 3pm -12am)
You can also phone Headspace if you are going through a tough time or if you think you might need to get your general health checked.
Phone: 6424 2144 (Devonport Office) or visit the website: headspace.org.au
ASK FOR HELP – It’s ok to ask for help!
Talk to a friend or family member you trust, student support at College or TasTafe, or another professional like your GP.