Where to get help

If someone’s life is in danger or there is an emergency, phone 000 or attend your nearest hospital emergency department.

24-hour Helpline Services

CYMHS Acute Response Team | 3068 2555
Lifeline | 131 114 | crisis support and suicide prevention
Health Hotline | 13 HEALTH (13 432 584)
Kids Helpline | 1800 55 1800 | telephone counselling service for people aged 5-25
Youthbeyondblue & beyondblue | 1300 224 636
Mensline Australia | 1300 789 978
Alcohol and Drug Information Service | 1800 177 833
Poisons Information Centre | 131 126

Other Helpline Services

Parentline | 1300 30 1300 | 7 days a week from 8am to 10pm
Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA) | 1300 726 306 | Mon to Fri 10am-5pm AEST
Eheadspace | 1800 650 890 | 7 days a week from 9am to 1am AEDST
NPS Medicine | 1300 MEDICINE (1300 633 424) | Mon to Fri 9am-5pm
Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Helpline | 1800 882 436 | 7am to midnight, 7 days

Interpreter services

Queensland Health Interpreter Service provides interpreters in more than 130 languages. Interpreters are available face-to-face, via videoconference, or via telephone. For more information, visit the Queensland Health Interpreter Services website.

Online services

Directory of community support services for Queensland families | www.oneplace.org.au
Information about maternal depression and anxiety | justspeakup.com or blackdoginstitute.org.au
Queensland Health | health.qld.gov.au
Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia | panda.org.au
Centre of Perinatal Excellence | cope.org.au
Information about mental health and well-being | ontrack.org.au
Information about baby and toddler | behaviourzerotothree.org or kidscount.com.au
Raising Children Network | raisingchildren.net.au
Australian Childhood Foundation | childhood.org.au
Relationships Australia | realtionships.org.au

Find your local mental health service

Brisbane Metro North Hospital and Health Service
Royal Brisbane Hospital Acute Care team: (07) 3834 1605 (24hrs)
The Prince Charles Hospital Perinatal Mental Health: 1800 112 403
Nundah Community Mental Health – Perinatal team: (07) 3146 2540
Redcliffe – Caboolture Acute Care Team: (07) 5433 8430

Brisbane Metro South Hospital and Health Service
Princess Alexandra Mental Health Service: (07) 3176 2831
Bayside Mental Health Service: (07) 3825 6000
Logan-Beaudesert Mental Health Service: (07) 3299 8015
Logan-Beaudesert Perinatal Wellbeing Service: (07) 3089 2734
Transcultural Mental Health Statewide Service: (07) 3167 8333

Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service
Women’s Perinatal Mental Health Clinic: (07) 4226 8349
Acute Care Team: (07) 4226 3100

Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service
Rockhampton Mental Health Service: (07) 4920 6100
Gladstone Mental Health Service: (07) 4976 3244
Emerald Mental Health Service: (07) 4983 9744
Biloela Mental Health Service: (07) 4983 9750

Central West Hospital and Health Service
Central West Mental Health Service: (07) 4652 7951
After Hours: (07) 4920 6111

Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service
Clinical Nurse Consultant – Perinatal Mental Health: (07) 4616 5826 Fax: (07) 4616 5822

Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service
Perinatal Mental Health Palm Beach Community Mental Health:
(07) 5525 5661 Fax: (07) 5525 5666

Mackay Hospital and Health Service
Mackay Community Mental Health Service: (07) 4885 6000

North West Hospital and Health Service
Mt Isa Mental Health Services: (07) 4744 7103

South West Hospital and Health Service
South West Mental Health Service: (07) 4624 2977

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
Acute Care Team: 1300 767 155

Torres and Cape York Hospital and Health Service
Cape York Mental Health and ATODS Program: (07) 4226 5542
Acute Care Team: 1300 767 155

Townsville Hospital and Health Service
Perinatal Mental Health Coordinator: 1300 64 2255

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service
Call 1300 Mental Health: 1300 64 22 55

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service
Bundaberg Acute Care Team: (07) 4150 2600
Maryborough Community Mental Health: (07) 4122 8777
Hervey Bay Community Mental Health: (07) 4128 5400

Useful websites

Kids Helpline | kidshelpline.com.au
Parentline | parentline.com.au
ReachOut | au.reachout.com
ReachOut Parents | parents.au.reachout.com
Youthbeyondblue | youthbeyondblue.com
Beyondblue | beyondblue.org.au
Eheadspace | eheadspace.org.au
Raising Children | raisingchildren.net.au
COPMI | www.copmi.net.au
Choice and Medication | choiceandmedication.org/queenslandhealth
NPS MedicineWise | nps.org.au/home