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Coping in a crisis

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Crisis Support: How to help in a crisis

When caring for someone with a mental illness, there may be times when their health deteriorates to a point that immediate support is required.

Read more on SANE Australia website

Emergency and crisis

There is a range of services available to provide support and immediate response to people in crisis or in need of urgent medical care.

Read more on WA Health website

Crisis Support

Crisis Support A crisis is someones personal reaction to an event or experience in their life they find hard to cope with

Read more on Lifeline website

Australian Crisis Numbers - BluePages

This page provides crisis numbers for each Australian state and territory.

Read more on e-hub Web Services - Australian National University (ANU) website

Supporting your child through times of financial hardship

Coping with tough times can be hard for everyone, but it can be especially difficult when you have a family to worry about too. One of the main stresses that can be placed on a family is the stress of financial hardship

Read more on Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) website

Mental health emergency

There is a range of mental health services available to provide support and immediate response to people in crisis or in need of urgent medical care.

Read more on WA Health website

Emergency Information | Black Dog Institute

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, crisis or distress, call emergency services 000. Crisis helplines are available 24/7

Read more on Black Dog Institute website

Carers NSW - Carer Support Groups

Where is my nearest Carer Support Group?Carers NSW can help you contact your local Carer Support Group

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Emergency help - BluePages

If you are feeling suicidal, call one of the numbers listed on this page and tell the person answering your call that you are thinking about suicide.

Read more on e-hub Web Services - Australian National University (ANU) website

Crisis and support helplines - NT.GOV.AU

Contact details for help with alcohol and drugs, children, young people, families, disability, sexual assault and mental health in the Northern Territory.

Read more on NT Health website

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