Helpful Tools and Resources

Mental Health Crisis Support


24/7 phone & SMS counselling, and online crisis support chat available each evening

Acute Care Team: ACT

Phone support for people experiencing a mental health crisis afterhours. Staffed by experienced mental health clinicians

Suicide Call Back Service

National 24/7 professional telephone & online counselling for anyone affected by suicide

Beyond Blue

Telephone, online & email counselling for people going through a tough time

Yarning SafeNStrong

National 24/7 helpline for Aboriginal & Torress Strait Islanders


Phone & online counselling for people seeking help for themselves or someone else in domestic, family or sexual violence situations

Open Arms

24hr telephone crisis support & mental health information for Australian veterans & their families

Information and Online Programs


Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. Providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25-year-olds.  


Online chat & phone counseling for the LGBTIQA+ community


Sane Australia

Information on mental health disorders and treatment, and moderated forums providing peer-to-peer support


Self-help workbooks & modules for a large range of mental health issues 

The MindSpot Clinic

Free courses for Australian adults who are experiencing difficulties with anxiety, stress, and depression.

This Way up

Online, self-guided CBT programs for a range of mental health conditions and wellbeing issues


An online, interactive, self-help CBT service for people suffering from depression, anxiety & stress

Useful Mental Health App


A free app designed to help individuals overcome low moods and anxiety by discovering new coping strategies. 


An easy-to-use smartphone app guiding users through a 30-day mental fitness challenge. Available on both Google Play and the App store.

Smiling Mind

A free website and app teaching mindfulness meditation to young people and adults.

ReachOut WorryTime App

An app to help reduce the physical symptoms of stress and anxiety by slowing down your heart rate with your mobile phone.

Early intervention leads to better outcomes. 

Contact me, Deb Hediger to chat about how I can help
your patients.

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