Support Information

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The information below may be subject to change. Please contact the helpline or service to confirm activity dates and service availability.

 

Autism Association of Western Australia

Offers autism support and information.

Call: Metro (08) 9489 8900 Regional: 1800636427 (landlines only).

Email: autismwa@autism.org.au

Website: www.autism.org.au

 

Spectrum Space (formerly Autism West)

Offers autism support and information.

Call: (08) 9431 2111

Email: info@spectrumspace.org.au

Website: www.spectrumspace.org.au

 

Mental Health Emergency Response Line

For anyone involved in a mental health emergency in the community – including individuals, families/carers, members of the general public, and health professionals.

Call: Metro 1300 555 788 Peel: 1800 676 822; 24 hours, 7 days a week.

 

Lifeline

24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Phone: 13 11 14

Text: 0477 13 11 14

Website: lifeline.org.au (online chat available after 7pm AESDT).

 

Beyond Blue 

24 hour mental health support.

Phone: 1300 22 4636

Website: beyondblue.com.au (online chat available 3:00 PM until 12:00 AM AESDT).

 

MindSpot

A free telephone and online service for people with stress, worry, anxiety, low mood, or depression (not an emergency or instant response service).

Call 1800 61 44 34 AEST, 8am-8pm (Mon-Fri), 8am-6pm (Sat).

Website: www.mindspot.org.au

 

SANE Australia

Provides support, training and education enabling those with a mental illness to lead a better life.

Call 1800 18 7263, 10am-10pm AEST (Mon-Fri).

Website: www.sane.org

 

Suicide Call Back Service

Provides 24/7 support if you or someone you know is feeling suicidal.

Call 1300 659 467.

Website: www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

 

Health Direct

A government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice.

Call: 1800 022 222, 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Website: www.healthdirect.gov.au

 

Carer Gateway

The Australian Government has introduced a Carer Gateway website and call centre as an entry point for carers to access practical information and advice, online supports, and services in their local area.

Call 1800 422 737 Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm.

Website: https://www.carersaustralia.com.au/support-for-carers/carer-gateway/