Counselling and Support

Accessing a counselling service can provide an opportunity to better understand your situation and explore the possibilities for bringing about positive change.

If you need urgent medical attention, go to your nearest hospital, or call 000.

If you require urgent mental health assistance call Lifeline on 13 11 14.


Head to Health
for adults. Call 1800 595 212 for free mental health advice and support. Please contact the website below. for more information.

Beyond Blue
Information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health
Phone 1300 22 46 36 (24 hours / 7 days a week)
Chat online  |  Email

Health Direct
24-hour medical & health advice from registered nurses
Phone 1800 022 222

International student support

ACT Walk-in Medical Centre

Mental Health Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team
Home-based crisis assessment and treatment service
Phone 1800 629 354

Legal Aid
Free legal information, referral and advice
2 Allsop St, Canberra ACT 2601
Phone 1300 654 314

Social groups and communities from different cultures, countries and religions in Canberra

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