For many, Christmas and New Year is a time to celebrate and catch up with family and friends. It can also be a lonely and isolating time for some people.

Should you, or someone you know need support, there are crisis care services available.

Last updated: 21 December 2017

It is important that people in crisis have somewhere to turn over the Christmas and New Year break.

There are organisations that will continue to offer 24 hour phone support and counselling for those needing assistance:

  • Mental Health Line - 1800 011 511Mental Health Line - 1800 011 511
  • Lifeline - 13 11 14
  • beyondblue - 1300 22 4636

Hospital emergency departments will continue operating as normal.​​

Page Updated: Thursday 21 December 2017
Contact page owner: Mental Health Branch