NEED HELP NOW?
Do you need someone to talk to right now? Don’t be turned off by the name, Kids Helpline is for young people aged between 5 and 25. You can ask to talk to a male or a female.
- Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800 (open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
This number is always free from a landline.
You can also visit the Kids Helpline website at https://www.kidshelpline.com.au/teens/ to get web counselling and/or email counselling.
There are lots of services around that can help you if you’re going through a tough time, or need some information or advice. You are not alone you just have to reach out and ask for help. You can start by calling Kids Helpline or looking at their site.
If you have just found this page the big message is….. All of us at Heal for Life believe in you, so believe in yourself 🙂
We have all been hurt as children and understand what it’s like not being believed and understood. You are not alone; there is always somebody who can help you. You just have to talk to the right people.
Have you tried to tell someone before and they wouldn’t listen or they didn’t believe you? Keep trying to tell… because there is someone who will believe you and help you. If you haven’t tried to tell someone yet please talk to someone you trust. You shouldn’t have to go through this alone. What’s happened or is still happening to you is not right. There are numbers on this page that you can call so you can speak to someone who will believe you. They also have web pages you can visit if you aren’t quite ready to speak to someone.
JUST REMEMBER, IT’S NOT YOUR FAULT AND YOU ARE NOT BAD BECAUSE OF ANYTHING THAT HAS HAPPENED OR IS HAPPENING TO YOU!
- Lifeline – 131 114 (open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
They also have an online chat service that is open from 7pm to 4am. Go to this page if you want to use their crisis chat service https://www.lifeline.org.au/Get-Help/Online-Services/crisis-chat
Their website address is https://www.lifeline.org.au/
- Headspace – 1800 650 890 (open from 9 am to 1 am)
Headspace provide help to 12 – 25 year olds and have centres all over Australia where you can go and speak to someone in person. Check this page to see if there’s a centre near you http://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/
If you don’t have a headspace centre nearby or you don’t feel ready to visit a centre, eheadspace also provides a confidential online support service 7 days a week from 9 am to 1:00 am. To access the online support service called eheadspace for the first time you will need to register on their website at https://www.eheadspace.org.au/register/ or use the phone number above.
The headspace website address is http://headspace.org.au