Helplines and Mental Health Support

COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Therefore, it is very important that everyone follows safe measures in place to keep yourself and our community safe. We have compiled a list of contact information and resources to help you to stay informed, seek help, protect yourself and help stop the spread of COVID-19.

HELPLINES AND INFORMATION RESOURCES DIRECTORY

National Coronavirus Helpline1800 020 080Information about COVID 19 and vaccines
CRISIS SUPPORT | You can call the below crisis lines 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Mental Health Line1800 011 511A mental health professional will answer your call about mental health concerns for you or someone you are concerned about, including children, teens, adults and older people.
LifelineCall 13 11 14 (24/7)
Text line 0477 13 11 14 (available 12pm - 12am).
24-hour crisis support telephone service. Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Suicide Call Back Service1300 659 467National services that provides free 24/7 phone, video and online professional counselling to people who are affected by suicide.
Kids Helpline1800 551 800A telephone counselling support line for children and young people ages 5 to 25 and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Beyond Blue1300 224 636
Talk to a trained mental health professional any time of the day or night. Calls are confidential. They will listen, provide information and advice and point you in the right direction to seek further support.
Mates in Mining1300 642 111

24/7 Helpline for mining, construction, energy and manufacturing workers.

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING | Take care of yourself and your mental wellbeing
Beyond Blue Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service 1800 512 348
coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/

Australian Government ‘Head to Health’ COVID 19 Support

Information, tips and resources to support you and your loved ones’
mental health. Visit
headtohealth.gov.au/covid-19-support/covid-19-support

headspace– How to Cope with Stress related to COVID 19


Information for young people on how to cope with stress related to COVID-19. Visit
headspace.org.au/young-people/how-to-cope-with-stress-related-to-covid-19/ 

Keep Our Mob Safe – Stop the Spread


Resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Visit www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/2020/05/coronavirus-covid-19-booklet-keep-our-mob-safe.pdf
Rural Aid1300 327 624Supporting farmers and rural communities.
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Coronavirus Information in Your Language


Updates in your language. Visit www.sbs.com.au/language/coronavirus
STAY INFORMED ABOUT THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Latest COVID-19 news and updateswww.nsw.gov.au/covid-19
Keep up to date with NSW case locationswww.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/latest-news-and-updates#search-suburbs
Stay up to date with the latest information about the spread of COVID-19 and the steps being taken to slow the spread.www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/coronavirus/
Learn about COVID-19www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/what-you-need-to-know-about-coronavirus-covid-19
Coronavirus Australia AppDownload the official government app for official information and advice about the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Australia.
www.health.gov.au/resources/apps-and-tools/coronavirus-australia-app
Stay at home if you are unwell and get tested:www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/clinics.aspx
Physical distancingwww.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/rules/social-distancing

Practise good hygienewww.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/health-and-wellbeing/practising-good-hygiene
Check-in when you go outwww.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/rules/check-in
Vaccine Eligibility Checkercovid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility?lang=en