Sydney

Don’t give up. You are not alone.

On this page, we have listed several resources in this community which are there to care for you. This list is not exhaustive, but it can serve as a bridge to help. It was collected in honor of your story and the stories of people around you. We encourage you to remember your journey is unique—and that every step forward is worth it.

Local

Mental Health Line
1800 011 511
Provides psychiatric emergency assessment & advisory service to assist mental health clients & their carers, including emergency medical care, emergency medical transport, individual and family crisis assistance, and psychiatric or drug related emergencies

National

Lifeline (Available 24 hrs)
13 11 14

Headspace (Available 9a-1a AEST)
http://headspace.org.au

MensLine Australia (Available 24 hrs)
1300 78 99 78

Kids Helpline (Available 24 hrs)
1800 55 1800

BeyondBlue (Available 24 hrs)
1300 22 4636

000 AND ANY LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM ARE ALSO GREAT RESOURCES IN TIMES OF CRISIS.

Local Treatment Resources

To obtain more local mental health referrals in Sydney, dial 1800 011 511, visit mentalhealthcommission.gov.au/get-help

Headspace
headspace.org.au
20 locations throughout Sydney
02 9114 4100

Wesley Hospitals: Ashfield & Kogarah
wrt.lv/WesleyMissionCentres
Level 7, 133 Castlereagh St
Sydney NSW 2000
02 9263 5577

Choosing Change
ChoosingChange.com.au
147 King St, Level 1, Suite 103
Sydney NSW 2000
1300 667 996

Sydney Counselling Center
SydneyCounselling.com.au
Level 4 7 Help Street
Chatswood NSW 2067
02 9415 2223

Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous
AA.org.au
AA is an informal society of more than 2 million recovering alcoholics throughout the world. In Australia, there are about 18,000 members that meet in over 1,900 local meetings spread around the country.
1300 22 22 22

Narcotics Anonymous
NA.org.au
NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean.
1300 652 820

Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon.org/Australia
Al-Anon’s purpose is to help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with someone whose drinking is a problem.
1300 252 666

Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia
MIFA.org.au
National Network of Service providers, with members in every state and territory working alongside individuals and families affected by mental illness.
1800 985 944

In The Rooms
InTheRooms.com
Free worldwide directory of anonymous 12-step meetings for those seeking help or in recovery, as well as friends and family of people in recovery.