Getting Help

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:

COPMI

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness.

The Bouverie Centre

A Victoria-based organisation that works to improve the lives of individuals and families through relationship-focused services.

Tandem

The peak body for families and carers of people experiencing mental illness and emotional distress in Victoria.

Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia

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.

headspace

National youth mental health foundation dedicated to improving the wellbeing of young Australians.

beyondblue

Provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

Parentline

Supports and nurtures positive, caring relationships between parents, children, teenagers, and significant other people who are important to the wellbeing of families.

1800RESPECT

National counselling service dealing with sexual assault and domestic family violence.

Family Drug Helpline

Provides a specialist service to support family members and friends who are concerned about a loved one’s alcohol and other drug use.

Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia

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.