Description

Beyondblue is an organisation that provides a free online and telephone helpline for people with depression, anxiety or other mental health issues. You can talk to trained  mental health professionals who can give you support and advice. Beyondblue can also help you find mental health services near you.

Services provided

  • Telephone counselling
  • Online counselling (web chat)
  • Depression and anxiety information and support
  • Family support
  • Health service referral

Eligibility

Available to anyone in Australia

How to access

To contact beyondblue

The National relay service (NRS) is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.

Hours

Telephone helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Online counselling (web chat) 3 pm – 12 am, 7 days a week

Costs

beyondblue online and telephone counselling services are free.
Calls are charged at the cost of a local call.
Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.

Website

beyondblue