Chat online and receive support


Other support options: telephone and face-to-face

Some people feel more comfortable talking about things in a chat room. Those with hearing or speaking difficulties might find this preferable to phone chat. Online chat options include:


Lifeline Crisis Support
» Online crisis support chat. Available at specific times, check the website for details

Suicide Call Back Service
» Online counselling for people feeling suicidal, for people worried someone they know might be suicial, and for people who have lost someone to suicide

eheadspace
» Online counselling support with a qualified youth mental health professional, for people people 12 to 25 years old or their family.

eheadspace email chat
» Write a message and receive an email response from a qualified youth mental health professional

Beyond Blue
» Online support service. Available at specific times, check the website for details

Beyond Blue email chat
» Write a message and receive an email response from a trained mental health professional

1800RESPECT
» Online contact with a qualified counsellor to discuss issues related to sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

Mensline
» Online and video chat with a qualified counsellor around topics of emotional wellbeing, and family and relationship issues

Parentline
» Online counselling around parenting. Available at specific times, check the website for details

Counselling Online
» Counselling service for anyone with an alcohol or drug concern

Salvos email chat
» Write a message and receive an email response from a counsellor

Carers Australia
» Skype and email counselling for carers. Call 1800 242 636 to organise

SANE online chat
» Support service available at specific times, check the website for details

SANE email chat
» Write a message and receive an email response about mental illness and related topics

Better Relationships (Anglicare) online chat
» Counselling service tailored for family well-being and mental health




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