Hotlines

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Hotlines

 Blue Knot Helpline 1300 657 380

Blue Knot Foundation is the National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma. We work to empower recovery for the 1 in 4 adult Australians (5 million) who have experienced childhood trauma – complex trauma.

Helpline hours: Monday-Sunday, 9am-5pm AEST/ADST

 

 

Butterfly Foundation 1800 334673

Support for eating disorders and body image issues

 

 

headspace  1800 650 890

Provides mental health and well-being support, information and services to young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families.

Kids Helpline 1800 551 800

Australia’s only free 24/7 confidential and private counseling service specifically for children and young people aged 5 to 25.

Lifeline 13 11 14

24-hour crisis counseling, support groups and suicide prevention services.

Mensline 1800 600 636

Mensline is a free, confidential telephone, counselling, referral and support service especially set up for men.
It is a Queensland wide service that operates between the hours of 9am and midnight, 7 days a week.
Mensline Queensland offers professional counselling and information, and acts as a strategic point of referral for Queensland men around issues of:

  • Domestic and family violence
  • Relationship problems and separation issues
  • Men’s health
  • Child support
  • Family law issues
  • Suicide and other significant issues for men.
MensLine Australia  1300 78 99 78

MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with family and relationship concerns. 24 hours / 7 days a week.

Queensland Sexual Assault Helpline  1800 010 120 

7.30 am to 11.30 pm 7 Days

The Queensland Sexual Assault Line offers elephone support and counselling to anyone – women, men and young people – who has been sexually assaulted or abused and for anyone who is concerned or suspects someone they care about might have been assaulted or abused.

Womensline 1800 811 811

DVConnect Womensline is the only state wide telephone service offering women who are experiencing domestic or family violence 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Free, professional and non-judgemental telephone support to you, wherever you live in Queensland. Calls to 1800 811 811 are free from any public phone.

Practical assistance such as counselling, intervention, transport and emergency accommodation for Queensland women and their children who are in danger from a violent partner or family member.

 

 


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New Access – Lifeline Darling Downs – Beyond Blue

NewAccess is a service designed by Beyond Blue that provides free and confidential support to help you tackle day-to-day pressures. A NewAccess coach who is specially trained and experienced will support you in setting practical goals to help get you back on track.

If any of the following are causing you to feel unhappy, moody, angry or unable to concentrate or sleep this service could be right for you:

  • Work stress or uncertainty
  • Change in living arrangements
  • New parent worries
  • Family problems
  • Health concerns or uncertainty
  • Long-term isolation or loneliness
  • Financial worries

The NewAccess service includes six free sessions with locally based coaches in Roma & Charleville. At your first appointment, your coach will complete an initial assessment and develop a program with you tailored to your individual needs.

For more information:

New Access Webpage

Lifeline Darling Downs Website

Beyond Blue – New Access Information

Beyond Blue Website


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Anglicare Southern Queensland – Mental Health Carer Support and Respite

Anglicare

Mental Health Carer Support & Respite – The carer support program aims to provide flexible support that enables carers and families to better cope with their caring role, improve their relationship with the person they support and balance their caring role with the other parts of their life.

For more information please click on the links below:

Website:  Anglicare Southern Queensland

Facebook: Anglicare Southern Queensland

 

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For more information:

P:  (07) 4620 4000

W: Anglicare Southern Queensland

F: Anglicare Southern Queensland


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CatholicCare Social Services – Partners in Recovery

 

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CatholicCare – Partners In Recovery (PIR)

E-mail:            enquiries@catholiccare.services

Telephone:         1300 477 433

Website:               Catholic Care Services

PIR offers support to those who live with a severe and persistent mental illness with complex needs.  We cover the Maranoa Region – Roma, Injune, Mitchell, Surat, Wallumbilla & Yuleba.  A support facilitator can assist to identify an individual’s needs, develop an action plan and work toward meeting those needs to improve quality of life. A support facilitator will also work with and support family and carers of a person who is suffering with a mental illness. PIR also offers access to NDIS, seeking eligibility requirements and submission to NDIS. On approval of plan, PIR offers support coordination. Please note PIR will be at its completion on the 30th June 2019.

 


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Online Help and Support

 Phone Apps:

Be Safe App  – Be Safe is a mobile app that aims to help young adults make a decision about seeking help in a crisis.

Daisy App – Daisy is an app developed by 1800RESPECT to connect people experiencing violence or abuse to services in their local area.

Help Me App – Daniel Morcombe Foundation Help Me App. A great way to not only help keep kids safe, but assist people of all ages, from 7 to 97, covering all kinds of personal emergency situations.

Websites:

Aftercare – Lived Experience Forum – The SANE Forums are a moderated service for Australians 18 years and over who are living with mental illness, and families, friends and carers of people living with mental illness.  The purpose of the Forums is for people affected by mental illness to share stories and information that can help us find positive pathways through our experience.

Ask Izzy  – Ask Izzy is a mobile website that connects people with housing, a meal, health and wellbeing services, support and counselling and more.  You just enter a postcode and tick the relevant boxes.

Australian Breastfeeding Association – Breastfeeding Information and Support

Birdie’s Tree – Growing Together Through Natural Disasters – Natural disasters like storms, cyclones, floods or fire can be very frightening and upsetting for babies and young children. Playing a therapeutic game or reading a story with a caring adult can help a young child work through the scary experiences and ‘big feelings’. There’s information for parents and carers too.

Blue Knot Foundation – Empowering recovery from childhood trauma.

Butterfly Foundation – Support for eating disorders & body image issues.

Domestic and Family Violence –  Information, services and support for people impacted by domestic and family violence.

DV Connect – We can help you, your children and your pets escape domestic violence.

E Safety – Keeping kids safe online starts with you.

Hands On As We Grow – Hands on activities to do with your kids

 

headspace  – A place to be yourself – Helping you understand and work through life’s challenges.

Health Direct – 24 Hour Health Advice

Kids Helpline – Any Time, Any Reason

Legal Aid Queensland – We give legal help to financially disadvantaged people

Mensline – Support for Australian men, anywhere, anytime

myCompass – myCompass is free online, interactive self-help program. myCompass is designed to address mild to-moderate symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression through personalised treatments delivered entirely online.

Parentline – Parentline is a confidential telephone service providing professional counselling and support in Queensland and the Northern Territory. Our phones are open every day from 8am – 10pm, while WebChat is available every day from 8am – 9pm.

Qld Veteran’s Portal – Services and supports for ex-members of the Australian Defence Force

Raising Children Network – Provides ad-free parenting videos, articles and apps backed by Australian experts.

Reach Out – ReachOut Forums is a supportive, safe and anonymous space.  Hear from others about what has helped them and share what you’re going through.

Robot Lawyers – Robot Lawyers is a free service for people to use who cannot afford a lawyer and have a minor driving or criminal offence.

Suicide Callback Service – Various resources for making Suicide Safety Plans and phone and online counselling information

Vinnies Qld – We are here to assist you.

Women’s Technology Safety and Privacy Toolkit  – Safer technology for women

Online Groups:

Smart Recovery  – Our mutual support meetings are free and open to anyone
seeking science-based, self-empowered addiction recovery.

Facebook Pages:

Talking Families


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