R U OK? Day Support Information

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Got a niggling feeling that someone you know or care about it isn’t behaving as they normally would? Perhaps they seem out of sorts? Or they’re just not themselves. Trust that gut instinct and act on it.
By starting a conversation and commenting on the changes you’ve noticed, you could help that family member, friend or workmate open up.  And if all is well, that person will know you’re someone who cares enough to ask. 

For more information on how to ask a mate if they're okay visit https://www.ruok.org.au/ask-a-mate

Emergency Contact Numbers

If you have immediate, life threatening concerns about yourself or anyone else and you require emergency assistance call 000 or attend the emergency department of your local hospital.

If you are concerned about your own or someone else's safety and require urgent assistance: Mental Health Information and Support Team: 1800 011 511, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you'd like to talk with someone but there are no urgent or immediate safety concerns you can call either

Kids' Helpline (24hrs): www.kidshelp.com.au  1800 55 1800 National phone or online counselling service for 5-25 year olds.

Lifeline (24hrs): www.lifeline.org.au  13 11 14 National phone or online counselling service for all ages.

eheadspace (9am to 1pm) www.eheadspace.org.au eheadspace provides free and confidential online and phone counselling to young people 12-25 years old.