Better Health Channel
betterhealth.vic.gov.au
betterhealth.vic.gov.au

Description

youthbeyondblue aims to help young people to understand and look after their mental health and the mental health of the people they interact with, and to respond to anxiety and depression.

Services provided

  • Telephone helpline
  • Online chat
  • Counselling
  • Advice and support
  • ‘Find a professional’ services directory
  • Tips for keeping well
  • Referrals

Eligibility

Australian residents, aged up to 25 years

How to access

Call 1300 22 4636

Visit https://www.youthbeyondblue.com/

The National Relay Service is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:

  • TTY users: phone 13 36 77, then ask for 1300 22 4636
  • Speak and listen users (speech-to-speech relay): phone 13 36 77, then ask for 1300 22 4636
  • Internet relay users: connect to the National Relay Service, then ask for 1300 22 4636.

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

Costs

youthbeyondblue is a free service.

Calls are charged at the cost of a local call.

Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.

Tip

  • If you are worried about someone and need some advice about how to talk to them and ask if they are ok, youthbeyondblue can help.

Important

  • Youthbeyond blue provides confidential, non-judgmental, one-on-one support from trained mental health professionals.

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