Get help now

If you or someone you know needs help now, call these helplines that are open 24/7:

Kids Helpline
1800 551 800

Youth Beyond Blue
1300 22 46 36

There are also other helplines you can call or websites you can access that are:


If someone has attempted, or is at immediate risk of attempting to harm themselves or someone else, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Or go to a hospital emergency department, where they may refer you to a mental health service.

Mental health programs

NSW Health provides a range of mental health services and programs for children, teens and their families who need mental health help and support.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) - has programs and services provided by a team that includes child psychiatrists, clinical and counselling psychologists, psychotherapists, social workers and specialist nurses.

Programs include:

  • Aboriginal Got It!
  • Getting on Track in Time - Got It!
  • Mental Health Intellectual Disability Hub at Sydney Children's Hospital Network
  • Mum and Kids Matter
  • Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Services
  • School-Link
  • Whole Family Teams
  • Youth Community Living Support Services (YCLSS)


Current as at: Tuesday 25 May 2021
Contact page owner: Mental Health Branch