Need help?


If you, or someone you know is in a crisis situation or is feeling suicidal, and requires immediate assistance please contact

000 – Emergency (112 on a mobile phone)

1300 659 467Suicide Call Back Service – free professional telephone and online counselling for anyone affected by suicide

13 11 14Lifeline – free telephone crisis support


Some other numbers to call if you need help

1800 011 046Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS)

1800 18 SANE (7263)SANE Helpline

1300 ANXIETY (269 438)Anxiety Recovery Centre

1300 78 99 78Mensline

1800 011 046Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service
VVCS provides counselling and support to those in need.

1800 624 608Defence Family Helpline
the family helpline can put you in contact with support services in your area.


To get more information, you can also visit

At Ease
Information on psychological care for veterans.

Beyond Blue

Partners in Defence
Information for partners of Defence members.

Defence PTSD Fact Sheet
Learn about Post traumatic Stress Disorder in the defence force and how you
and your family can get help.

Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health

March 13, 2014