Need a chat now?
Lifeline provides free, 24-hour telephone crisis support (13 11 14) and suicide prevention to all Australians. They also provide emotional support and counselling services face to face, through text (0477 13 11 14), or online via their website. However If you are in an emergency, or at immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, please contact emergency services on 000.
Looking for some DIY pointers?
Onlyhuman is an app featuring short films and evidence-based tasks to help you make a small change each day. Start looking after your wellbeing by creating simple habits of self-care by checking out the newest path specially designed for the needs and habits of men. Launching in May.
Wanting to find a bloke on your level?
Mentoring Men is a free mentoring service for men. Feeling distressed or isolated? Connect with another bloke who’s been through a similar situation and come out the other side. Looking to help others? Get involved as a Mentor to support and guide other men.
Tough times with your partner?
Parents Beyond Break Up_
Parents Beyond Breakup supports parents experiencing trauma related to family breakdown and separation. Dads in distress is one of their frontline services which can assist you and your family now.
Worried about a mate?
Lifeline – Read the Signs Training_
Read the Signs is a free, 2-hour short course designed to help you understand suicide and depression, so you can help a friend who might be struggling.
Know a mate who needs a hand?
Stronger social connections reduce the risk of suicide and Movember is tackling men’s mental health and suicide prevention head on. Movember has many ways you can get involved even if it’s just using their tools to better understand a friend in need.
Mensline Australia is a telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men anywhere, anytime. Check out their website or give them a confidential call on 1300 78 99 78.
Want to tap into country and culture?
Red Dust Healing_
Red Dust Healing is a program that helps give Aboriginal Men an understanding of identity, the tools for self-evaluation and to help create future role models and Fathers. It aims to equip men with the tools to confront the problems that are relevant to them and address any ongoing patterns that are negatively impacting their lives.
Just getting started?
Top Blokes Foundation_
Top Blokes aims to challenge and nurture young males to be their best selves. They have several programs for boys of all ages and strive to create awareness about male issues so everyone can raise healthy, happy young men.
Need help now?
Everyman focuses on men’s issues and supports men who are at risk of homelessness, living with mental health issues and disabilities, and who are perpetrators or victims of violence. They offer confidential counselling, programs and tools for violence prevention and support and accommodation for Indigenous Men.
Where do I begin?
Beyond Blue are one of Australia’s leading Mental Health organisations who support every Australian in need regardless of gender, race or religion. They have a variety of services dedicated to men experiencing a range of mental health issues and offer advice, programs and information via their website.
Young and struggling?
Headspace is a National Youth Mental Health Program providing early intervention services and help to 12–25-year-old Australians. Headspace also assists young Australians with their physical health, drugs and alcohol, work and study.
Find support from fellow Aboriginal persons
Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council_
Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council is one of Australia’s leading Local Councils in support and care for the community. They aim to protect the interests and further the aspirations of Aboriginal communities. The Council provides cultural services, land management, clinical health and wellbeing services, residential accommodation, community transport, employment and training services to Aboriginal people across south-west Sydney.
Talk to someone who has been where you are now
Safe Haven is a safe welcoming space for people experiencing suicidal crisis. This is a non-clinical space staffed by people with their own lived experience of suicidal crisis (peer support workers). Open during the week end and evenings when other services are unavailble.