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.

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Connect with our online peer support community

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

Tell us about your Forums experience

You can win one of three $200 gift cards. Complete our survey by 5pm, 30 June 2024 AEST to enter the draw. Your response will be anonymous so you can't be identified.
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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):

Accessibility and language support are available for telephone counselling.

Learn more about the Beyond Blue Support Service

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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.

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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.

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.
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Support is available

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Look after your mental health and wellbeing

There are many things you can do to look after your mental health and wellbeing. Being aware of them and making a plan is a great place to start. Learn how to:
  • get good quality sleep
  • keep active
  • eat well

  • establish a good routine

  • stay connected.

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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

Still unsure what support is right for you?

Our counsellors can help point you in the right direction.

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