Let Me Walk In Your Shoes is not a crisis service.

If you or someone you know is in need of immediate support please contact the agencies below.

EMERGENCY SUPPORT

Emergency Australia – 000

If you or someone close to you is feeling distress or is in immediate danger dial 000.

If you feel like life is no longer worth living and having suicidal thoughts, it's really important to seek immediate help.

With help, you can overcome these feelings and stay safe.

You are not alone. There is always someone to help and keep you safe. 

 

LIFELINE AUSTRALIA

CALL FOR COUNSELLING & CRISIS SUPPORT- AVAILABLE (24/7) ACROSS AUSTRALIA

13 11 14

 Lifeline is a non-profit organisation that provides free, 24-hour Telephone Crisis Support service in Australia. Volunteer Crisis Supporters provide suicide prevention services, mental health support and emotional assistance, not only via telephone but face-to-face and online.

 

MENSLINE AUSTRALIA

CALL FOR COUNSELLING & CRISIS SUPPORT- AVAILABLE (24/7) ACROSS AUSTRALIA

1300 78 99 78

A telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way. 

 

SUICIDE CALL BACK SERVICE

CALL FOR COUNSELLING & CRISIS SUPPORT- AVAILABLE (24/7) ACROSS AUSTRALIA

1300 659 467

The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over who fit one of the following categories:

 -People who are suicidal-

 -People caring for someone who is suicidal-

-People bereaved by suicide-

 -Health professionals supporting people affected by suicide- 

The Suicide Call Back Service is especially suited to people who are geographically or emotionally isolated.

 

BEYOND BLUE

CALL FOR COUNSELLING & CRISIS SUPPORT- AVAILABLE (24/7) ACROSS AUSTRALIA

1300 22 4636

Provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

 

KIDS HELPLINE

CALL FOR COUNSELLING & CRISIS SUPPORT- AVAILABLE (24/7) ACROSS AUSTRALIA

1800 55 1800

Help and support for children and youth from 5 to 25 years.

 

R U OK

R U OK?'s vision is a world where we're all connected and are protected from suicide. Their mission is to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with people around them and support anyone struggling with life.

 GOALS ARE TO:

1. Boost our confidence to meaningfully connect and ask about life's ups and downs

2. Nurture our sense of responsibility to regularly connect and support others

3. Strengthen our sense of belonging because we know people are there for us

4. Be relevant, strong and dynamic

5. Start the conversation 

 

STANDBY

5442 4277

Support after Suicide is a community-based suicide postvention program that provides a coordinated response of support and assistance for people who have been exposed to or bereaved through suicide. Suicide is a time of immense crisis and the tragedy of suicide loss can create trauma – deeply affecting individuals, families and entire communities.

 

BLACK DOG INSTITUTE

The Black Dog Institute is a translational research institute that aims to reduce the incidence of mental illness and the stigma around it, to actively reduce suicide rates and empower everyone to live the most mentally healthy lives possible. Black dog gives information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of depression and bipolar disorder.

 

HEADSPACE

1800 650 890

Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing support for youth aged between 12-25 covering mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.  Along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. Provides online and telephone support to young people 12 – 25 and their family and friends.

 

SANE AUSTRALIA

1800 18 7263

Information about mental illness, treatments, where to go for support and help carers.

 

HOMELESS HOTLINE QUEENSLAND

1800 47 47 53 

A free service for people of all ages to provide information on housing, advice and support, where to get meals, showers and clothing.

 

THE SALVATION ARMY

The Salvation Army have centres all over Australia that can help individuals and families with food, shelter, budgeting advice, counselling and much more.

 

LIONS PLACE INC

07 5441 3837

Lions Place inc provide's a regional, professional and person centered service, that responds with dignity and respect to the needs of people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or who are experiencing gendered violence.

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINES

Women’s Line 1800 811 811 (Available 24hours/7days)

Men’s Line 1800 600 636 (Available 9am-Midnight/7days)

 

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It's ok not to be ok. if you're struggling with anything at all, ask for help. There are so many people around us who are struggling, but we are afraid to ask for help.

All these foundations are here for a reason. Fight your inner battles and seek help.