24 Hour Support Services
Volunteer support help line that provides confidential counselling. Telephone 13 11 14
Beyond Blue is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience. Telephone 1300 22 46 36
Free counselling 24 hours a day 7 days a week across Australia. Telephone 1300 659 467
SA Health provide a mental health triage service/assessment and crisis intervention service. Telephone 13 14 65
Kids help line is a free confidential and anonymous telephone and online couselling service especially for young people aged between 5 and 25 years. Telephone 1800 55 1800
Other Bereavement Organisations
Postvention Australia aims to reduce the impact of suicide by establishing a network that provides best practice postvention information and services.
They provide a website full of information for those bereaved by suicide.
Wings of Hope aims to help those bereaved by suicide by reducing isolation and preventing harm.
SOSBSA is a self help association formed by and for people bereaved by suicide and offers friendship and support groups, awareness and education, promotes prevention, and crisis intervention helpline.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exist to meet the needs and break the isolation experienced by those bereaved by suicide.
The Alliance of Hope website contains information to help survivors understand the complex emotional aftermath of suicide. It also features a blog, bookstore, and memorials.
AFSP raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide.
Other Helpful Links
Headspace is a community based youth mental health service for people aged between 12 and 25.
This web site contains a large volume of information covering a large number of situations including grief and loss.
Grieflink is an information rich website providing resources to the bereaved and grieving, their carers, friends, colleagues and for health and welfare workers. This website contains a large volume of information covering a variety of situations including grief and loss.