Relationships, Resilience and Wellbeing


Theo Naidoo - Point Cook PsychologyWherever you are on your mental health journey, help is always at hand.

There is a huge range of support available online and in the community that can complement the work that you do in therapy. Below is a list of some of these helpful resources.  Remember, if you or someone that you know is at immediate risk of harm, contact 000 or go to your nearest emergency department.

Beyondblue (Tel. 1300 22 4636) provides free online and telephone support, advice and resources for people experiencing depression, anxiety or other mental health issues.

BeyondNow A great app that can be used online, and on Android or Apple devices, that can assist users to create a structured plan that can be worked through to help keep them safe when they’re experiencing suicidal thoughts, feelings, distress or a crisis. You can work with your psychologist to create a plan that is tailored to you.

Headspace (Tel. 1800 650 890) is a youth mental health foundation that helps young people aged 12–25 years who are going through a tough time.

Head to Health is a great place to find a comprehensive range of trustworthy Australian-based mental health and wellbeing resources all in the one place. Not only can you find websites with solid information and advice, but you can also find apps and programs to build skills and teach strategies, share your experiences in online forums, and get confidential support through a host of phone, email, and chat services.

Kids HelpLine (Tel. 1800 55 1800) is a 24-hour telephone service that is available for young people (aged between five and 25) who need advice, counselling or just someone to talk to – no problem is too big or too small.

Lifeline (Tel. 13 11 14) is a free and confidential telephone and online support service. You can call Lifeline to discuss all types of personal difficulties, including thoughts of suicide, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

MensLine (Tel. 1300 78 99 78) provides free 24-hour telephone and online support, information and referral services for men with family and relationship concerns.

QLife (Tel. 1800 184 527) provides free telephone and web support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people of all ages who may be experiencing poor mental health, psychological distress, social isolation, discrimination, and anything else that impacts on their health and wellbeing.

SuicideLine (Tel. 1300 651 251) is a free and confidential 24-hour support line available 7 days a week. You can call SuicideLine if you or someone you know is at risk of suicide, or if you have been affected by suicide.

Women’s Information and Referral Exchange (Tel. 1300 134 130) provides a free, confidential information, support and referral service for Victorian women who need assistance with any issue.