Support Options

02 Mar 2022

Young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families can connect with eheadspace for online and phone-based support for free. You can go online at or call 1800 650 890. Qualified counsellors are available from 9am to 1am (Melbourne time). You can also find information and interactive resources on their website.


Local Support Services

 Private Psychology Practices

Private Psychiatry Practices

Other local headspace Centres


Brisbane Youth Service
(07) 3620 2400
Housing, emergency relief, health service, young parents and young women support.

Open Doors Youth Service
(07) 3257 7660
Drop-in, professional and peer support for LGBTQI+ young people.


Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre
(07) 3257 7660
Counselling and support for young women who have experienced sexual assault.
Housing for young women who are homeless.


UQ Psychology Clinic
(07) 3365 6451
Affordable psychological assessment and treatment services.


Brisbane Domestic Violence Service
(07) 3217 2544
Crisis support and counselling for people affected by domestic violence.


State Agencies

Child & Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) services
Support for young people under 18 with complex and severe mental health difficulties. Professional referral required.


Metro North Mental Health Service health-services
1300 MHCALL (642255)
Crisis and specialist support for adults with mental health and substance use difficulties.


Metro South Mental Health Service
1300 MHCALL (642255)
Crisis and specialist support for adults with mental health and substance use difficulties.


Queensland Eating Disorder Service disorder-service-queds
(07) 3114 0809
Assessment, care and treatment for people and their families affected by eating disorders.

National Agencies:

Youth beyondblue
1300 224 636
Information, online chat, email and 24/7 phone support.

1800 184 527
Online chat and phone counselling for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and intersex (LGBTI) young people.

National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)
1800 800 110
Supporting people with disability in Australia.

Information, tools, forums and apps to help cope with tough times and improve wellbeing.


Crisis Support

Lifeline 13 11 14 (all ages)

Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 (5 to 25 years)

CYMHS Acute Response Team 3068 2555 (0 to 17 years)

1300 MHCALL 1300 642 255

Emergency services 000


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