Mental health services during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Posted: March 23, 2020

Feeling stressed, worried or anxious by the coronavirus pandemic is understandable, especially when there’s a lot of uncertainty and overwhelming amounts of information.

Mental Health Support Services

If you need mental health support, or someone to talk to about your worries, here is a list of online and telephone services available to help: 

Lifeline (all ages)

Phone: 13 11 14 (24 hours/7 days)
Text: 0477 13 11 14 (6pm – midnight AEDT, 7 nights)
Chat online: https://www.lifeline.org.au/crisis-chat (7pm – midnight, 7 nights)

SANE Australia (all ages) 

Phone: 1800 187 263
Online forum: https://saneforums.org/

Carers Australia (for carers and families) 

Phone: 1800 242 636

eheadspace (12 – 25 year olds)

Phone: 1800 650 890

Questions about your disability supports

Interaction reception is open and our hours remain the same (8.30am to 5pm). For any questions or concerns you can contact us on 1300 668 123 or email info@interactionservices.org

To get in touch with the NDIS:

Phone: 1800 800 110
Speak to someone online: https://nccchat.ndis.gov.au/i3root/
NDIS easy-read coronavirus resources: https://www.ndis.gov.au/understanding-coronavirus