Support Services2020-03-16T15:48:41+11:00

Support Services

Hunter Primary Care does not provide an emergency mental health response. If you or someone you know needs urgent assistance, please call 000 or contact the support services listed below. For referral and advice regarding Hunter New England Mental Health Services (including Acute Mental Health) call the Mental Health Line 1800 611 511 (24hrs).

 

Adult

Lifeline 
13 11 14 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
Text 0477 13 11 14 (6pm-midnight (AEDT), 7 days a week)
lifeline.org.au

Suicide Call Back Service
1300 659 467 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
suicidecallbackservice.org.au

Beyond Blue
1300 224 636 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
beyondblue.org.au

MensLine Australia
1300 789 978 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
mensline.org.au

Youth

Kids Helpline
1800 551 800
kidshelpline.com.au

Lifeline 
13 11 14 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
Text 0477 13 11 14 (6pm-midnight (AEDT), 7 days a week)
lifeline.org.au

headspace
1800 650 890
headspace.org.au

ReachOut
ReachOut.com

Other resources

Head to Health: mental health portal
headtohealth.gov.au

Life in Mind: suicide prevention portal
lifeinmindaustralia.com.au

SANE: online forums
saneforums.org

Department of Veterans' Affairs:
dva.gov.au

At Ease:
at-ease.dva.gov.au

Australian Defence Force:
defence.gov.au

ADF All-Hours Support Line (ASL):
1800 628 036

Open Arms - Veterans and Families Counselling:
1800 011 046 (24 hours,7 days a week)
openarms.gov.au

Diversity Support Services

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au

LGBTI
1800 184 527
qlife.org.au

Culturally and linguistically diverse 
mhima.org.au