If you or a family member is in crisis, call:
Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800
For kids and young people aged 5 to 25; this number is toll-free and is attended 24/7.
Lifeline – 13 11 14
Crisis counselling for anyone who needs to talk; available 24/7, this number incurs the cost of a local call.
Our organisation provides support programs and offer information and mentoring to help children and young people cope with their parents’ mental illness.
Contact us to learn more about our programs and how it can help the vulnerable child or young people in your life.
Other organisations that can help provide information and support include:
Children of Parents with a Mental Illness.
A Victoria-based organisation that works to improve the lives of individuals and families through relationship-focused services.
The peak body for families and carers of people experiencing mental illness and emotional distress in Victoria.
Provides support for people with mental illness and their families.
Young Carers (Carers Australia)
Carers Australia gives carers a voice to express their concerns and to shape the way governments consider carers when making policy and delivering programs.
National youth mental health foundation dedicated to improving the wellbeing of young Australians.
Provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
Supports and nurtures positive, caring relationships between parents, children, teenagers, and significant other people who are important to the wellbeing of families.
National counselling service dealing with sexual assault and domestic family violence.
Provides a specialist service to support family members and friends who are concerned about a loved one’s alcohol and other drug use.
Contact police at 000 or the Child Protection After Hours Service at 13 12 78 to provide help to children and young people at risk of harm or where families are unable or unwilling to help them.