There are many organisations providing support services you can access online, over the phone or face-to-face.
If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs help now, call Triple Zero (000).
You can access mental health support from the comfort of your own home. There are many websites, helplines and apps you can access as needed, from crisis to general support.
A program providing specialist treatment for people over the age of 65 who have a mental illness. You can access the service through the mental health support helpline below.
A telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men anywhere, anytime.
A compiled list of easily accessible e-mental health services across a range of areas that can help manage your mental health.
A compiled list of mental health support helplines you can call.
A search tool to help you find alcohol and other drug support services in Queensland.
A free and confidential service providing online assessment and phone counselling with a trained counsellor for help with anxiety, depression and other conditions. You don't need a referral, but you need to be older than 18.
A national search tool linking people with digital mental health services and resources from some of Australia’s most trusted mental health organisations.
A Centrelink phone line where you can talk to free social workers who provide counselling and information about accessing mental health support services. Social workers can also refer you to other sources of assistance and services. Interpreter services are available.
When accessing mental health support, it’s important you identify practitioners you can trust, who are easily accessible and who make you feel comfortable.
Here are some search tools to support you in finding the right practitioners for you, as well as direct links to organisations providing services that will help you access the mental healthcare you need.
A website and telephone service connecting you to mental health support services in the North Brisbane and Moreton Bay region. Operates Monday to Friday, 8.30am–4.30pm.
A map providing information about free, PHN-commissioned mental health, suicide prevention, and alcohol and other drug treatment services available in North Brisbane and Moreton Bay region.
An organisation providing a range of mental health support services, both in-person and online. Some services involve Medicare benefits to help you pay for appointments, depending on your referral pathway.
Mental health assessment and treatment services provided by Community Mental Health teams in Chermside, Nundah and Pine Rivers.
A program providing a range of counselling services for individuals, couples and families that specialises in individual and group work activities. They offer free services to war veterans and pensioners.
A counselling service providing family and relationship counselling and other specialist counselling services. There are some services specific to older people, such as senior relationship services and senior social connection programs. They offer concession rates for pension card holders at $35 per one hour counselling session. You can select a particular service you may need from the service drop-down. Operates Monday to Friday, 8am–8pm and Saturday, 10am–4pm.
A provider offering free psychological services for residents of aged care facilities in Brisbane North.
A search tool to help you find registered psychologists. Type your suburb in the search box to find psychologists near you.
A search tool to help you find psychiatrists. Type your suburb in the search box to find psychiatrists near you. It also includes information about service costs and various mental health conditions and treatments.
A search tool to help you find music therapists, as evidence shows that music therapy can improve physical and mental wellbeing. Type your suburb in the search box to find music therapists near you.
A search tool to help you find registered counsellors. Type your suburb in the search box to find counsellors near you.
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