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Coping in a crisis

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Last reviewed: April 2020


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How to help in a crisis

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Emergency, crisis and support services | betterhealth.vic.gov.au

Learn about the range of services and support that exists for people in emergency situations in Victoria.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Emergency departments | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government

Information about emergency departments in public hospitals including where they are located, costs, how they work, and what people can expect when visiting.

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Emergency department - what to expect - Better Health Channel

You are treated as soon as possible in an emergency department, but someone who arrived after you may be seen earlier if necessary.

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Emergency accommodation - NT.GOV.AU

Information about emergency accommodation, including a link to the ShelterMe website for support with homelessness.

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Crisis Text

Text 0477 13 11 14 (6pm-midnight AEST) for a confidential chat with a Lifeline crisis supporter.

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Crisis Chat

Chat online with a Lifeline crisis supporter from 7pm-midnight AEST.

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