Support Services & Resources
means only a moment of being embarrassed. Not asking means being embarrassed
your whole life. - Japanese proverb
24/7 Support Lines
Below are a list of phone lines that you can call 24/7 Australia wide.
Free Phone Apps for Mental Health and Wellbeing
There are so many free apps available for download now days that can help with managing your mental health and wellbeing. Here is just a small snippet of some of the free apps that are available for you to download that can help with a variety of things including; suicide safety planning; managing PTSD; dealing with anxiety and worries; & practicing mindfulness. Some of these apps are targeted at specific audiences such as men however can be used by anyone in the general public.
Do you often find yourself wishing that things were different to how they are? Or perhaps feel worried, or anxious and you’re not sure exactly why? Or do you have trouble going to sleep or staying asleep – you can’t seem to stop that constant flow of thoughts? “Take 10 Mindful Minutes”, is a collection of short mind training or meditation strategies for users of all ages that could be helpful if you’ve answered yes to any of these questions.
PTSD Coach Australia is an app that helps people understand and manage the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. It contains; Up to date information about PTSD and treatments for PTSD; A range of symptom management tools and techniques;
A PTSD assessment; A scheduler that allows people to manage all their health appointments and activities and more.
What's Up? uses Cognitive
Behavioural Therapy & Acceptance Commitment Therapy to help you with
Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress and more. Some of the things included in the
app are; 10 metaphors to help you cope with negative feelings; A diary to keep
your thoughts and feelings together, including the ability to rate feelings on
a scale out of 10; A positive and negative habit tracker. Set goals to practice
those good habits while ending the bad ones; 3 simple breathing techniques for
keeping calm and relaxed and more.
Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching. I have been bent and broken, but, I hope, into a better shape. - Charles Dickens