There is a range of options about where to get help for your mental health, including your doctor, a mental health professional or community support.
In an emergency, call 000
If you are in an emergency situation where you are worried about your safety or someone else's, call 000 for an immediate response.
If you need to talk, contact Lifeline, SuicideLine or Beyond Blue.
We encourage people wanting to discuss their mental health needs to contact their local doctor (GP) first.Find out more
Counsellors are professionals who can work with you to talk through your problems and look for possible solutions.Find out more
Psychiatrists and psychologists are mental health professionals who specialise in treating mental illness and difficulties with emotions, behaviour or lifestyle.Find out more
Mental Health Community Support Services support people with severe mental illness and psychiatric disability throughout the recovery process.Find out more
There is a range of specialised support services available in Victoria to help people with mental health problems.Find out more
Public mental health services in Victoria provide acute, subacute, specialist, residential, community inpatient and support services.Find out more