Get mental health support

We all have good days and bad days. Then there are those days when something isn't quite right, you've got something on your mind, or things just seem too much. 

It can make a real difference having someone to talk to. To hear what you have to say. And to give you advice. 

Our free mental health services help connect you to that person.

Connect with our online peer support community

Anonymously read, share and learn from people who understand what you're going through. Posts are moderated by qualified counsellors. Share your lived experience with our welcoming peer support community at the Beyond Blue Forums. 

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Talk or chat online to a counsellor

If you’re going through a hard time right now, the Beyond Blue Support Service is available 24/7 for brief counselling. Most calls last around 20 minutes. 

Our counsellors will listen and help you find the extra mental health help you need. 

Get free, confidential counselling (local call costs apply):  

Call a counsellor on 1300 22 4636

Chat to a counsellor online

Accessibility and language support are available for telephone counselling. 

Learn more about the Beyond Blue Support Service.

Get 6 free sessions with a mental health coach

Stressed or overwhelmed about everyday life issues?  

Our NewAccess mental health coaching program may be right for you if you’re not currently seeing a psychologist or psychiatrist.  

Mental health coaches give you the tools to care for your mental health. This can include everyday issues like work, study, relationships, health or loneliness. 

Learn more about mental health coaching

Find a mental health professional

Looking for ongoing mental health services? We explain what different mental health professionals do and how to find one near you. 

Find a mental health professional

Support is available

Learn what happens when you get mental health support

It’s okay to feel nervous or unsure about getting support.

Maybe you feel uncomfortable talking about your thoughts and feelings. Maybe you think your situation isn’t bad enough or you don’t want to be a burden. 

The mental health care community is made up of caring, non-judgmental professionals and people – just like you – at all stages of their journey to recovery.  

We’re here to support you.  

Practical tips on getting mental health support 

If you need more information before you ask for help, read these articles: 

Find more wellbeing tips and strategies.

Supporting someone else

If you’re worried about a friend or family member, there are things you can do support them.

Journey to recovery - personal stories

Three million Australians are living with anxiety or depression. Hearing their stories of recovery can help you imagine your own journey. 

More personal stories of anxiety and depression

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Contact us for other enquiries

For general enquiries such as careers, fundraising and media contact the Beyond Blue head office.

Contact Beyond Blue head office

Related information

Still unsure what support is right for you?

Our counsellors can help point you in the right direction.