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When someone is an immediate risk to themselves or others please call emergency services first.

If someone is experiencing a mental health crisis in Tasmania and require urgent assessment call 1800 332 338

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The Mental Health Services Helpline is a 24/7 phoneline staffed by a mental health professional who will assess the person in crisis and refer them to the appropriate service they need.

If you are still unsure or need further information visit the Department of Health website for further details on calling the Helpline.

If someone is experiencing mental health concerns and need advice or information on referrals and other supports, visit your GP

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  • A good GP is the best place to start when you are concerned about your mental health or the mental health of others
  • They can work with you to create a mental health plan and start the referral process to access a counselling service or other relevant services.
  • Through the Better Access initiative you are able to access psychological services appropriate for your needs.

If you would like to access other phone and online support services specific to who you are:

Lifeline: 13 11 14
lifeline.org.au

beyondblue: 1300 22 4636
www.beyondblue.org.au

SANE Australia helpline
1800 18 SANE (7263) or www.sane.org

Suicide Call Back Service
1300 659 467
www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au 

MensLine Australia: 1300 78 99 78
www.mensline.org.au

Butterfly Foundation Support Line
1800 33 4673 or www.butterflyfoundation.org.au

Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800 (24/7 crisis support)
kidshelp.com.au

headspace: 1800 650 890
www.eheadspace.org.au (direct clinical services)

ReachOut.com
www.reachout.com

Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service
1800 011 046
vvcs.gov.au