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. Posts are moderated by qualified counsellors.

Share your lived experience with our welcoming peer support community at the Beyond Blue Forums.

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.

Get 6 free sessions with a mental health coach

Stressed or overwhelmed about everyday life issues?

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.

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

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 help

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

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 tips and strategies to support yourself.

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.


Catriona's story of anxiety

I used to run from my anxiety, today I run with it

Catriona Bisset is an Olympian and the Australian record holder over 800m. But for a decade, she left the sport she loved.

Jake's story of anxiety, depression and therapy

Jake’s story of anxiety, depression and therapy

When Jake asked for help, everything changed. And while talking was hard, it was nothing compared to the anguish and loneliness of silence.  

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Still unsure?

Still unsure what support is right for you? Our counsellors can help point you in the right direction.

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