Resources

At HALT, we know it can be really hard to reach out for support. Well done for making it this far.

If life is in danger you should call 000.

Below you will find a list of places that will be able to support you, your family and your mates. These organisations have dedicated workers who will listen without judgement and support you to access the help you need. Whether you are having feelings of suicide, need help to get your finances in order or want to ask questions about how to support your kids, these resources can help.

Lifeline 13 11 14
Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention accessible via phone, text or online chat.
Lifeline's text service is available from 12pm to 2am (AEST). Text Lifeline on 0477 13 11 14.
lifeline.org.au

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service providing 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people affected by suicide.
suicidecallbackservice.org.au

Black Dog Institute
Whatever you are feeling, you are not alone. Talking about what’s going on with others who understand – or may be going through something similar – can really make a difference. The Black Dog Institute have a list of support groups in every state and territory that can help you connect with groups of people who meet regularly to discuss their experiences, their problems and their strategies for coping.
blackdoginstitute.org.au

Beyond Blue 1300 22 46 36
Beyond Blue tackles the impact of depression and anxiety. The site directs you to resources on how you can identify depression and lots of information on how to support someone experiencing depression, grief and loss.
beyondblue.org.au

Support After Suicide
Information, resources, counselling and group support to those bereaved by suicide. Education and professional development to health, welfare and education professionals.
supportaftersuicide.org.au

Mensline 1300 78 99 78
Mens Line Australia is a telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men anywhere, anytime.
mensline.org.au

Relationships Victoria 1800 050 321
Provide relationship counselling in a supportive and collaborative environment where you can discuss your problems and concerns, working on what you identify as most important. The counselling process can support you to develop insights, generate solutions and consider choices.
familyrelationships.gov.au

Relationships Australia 1300 364 277
Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.
relationships.org.au

Connecting individuals seeking free counselling services with qualified professionals. Free service, no referral required. Text at any time or call 9-5pm weekdays. Speak to a qualified mental health professional.
An initiative of the Trade Mutt crew - tradies themselves.

headspace 1800 650 890
headspace is set up to support young people and their mental health. This is a great first point if you are a young person that needs support, or you have kids who are struggling with their mental health.
headspace.org.au

Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
Kids Helpline is a free 24/7, confidential and private counselling service specifically for children and young people aged 5 to 25 years.
kidshelpline.com.au

QLife 1800 184 572
QLife is a national service that aims to support LGBTQI communities. Their services are free and include telephone and webchat support.
qlife.org.au

Gambler's Help 1800 858 858
Gambler’s Help service provides counselling, financial counselling, peer support from volunteers with personal experience of gambling harm.
gamblershelp.com.au

QUIT 137 848
Calling the Quitline can increase your chance of quitting successfully. Quit specialists are trained to listen carefully to you to help meet your needs.
quit.org.au

Orange Door 1800 051 188
The Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need extra support with the care of children.
orangedoor.vic.gov.au

1800RESPECT 1800 737 732
We know that talking about sexual, domestic and family violence can be hard. When you contact 1800RESPECT, you will talk to a trained counsellor who will listen and support you in what feels right for you and your situation.
1800respect.org.au

Sexual Assault Crisis Line (Victoria) 1800 806 292
The Sexual Assault Crisis Line Victoria (SACL) is a state-wide, after-hours, confidential, telephone crisis counselling service for people who have experienced both past and recent sexual assault.
sacl.com.au

Anglicare Victoria Financial Support
Anglicare Financial Counselling Services are available to anyone having a hard time with money — be that debt, job loss, insurance claims, fines, or just feeling out of control. Anglicare offer free and confidential financial information, advice and advocacy.
anglicare.org.au

Rural Financial Counselling Service
The RFCS provides free financial counselling to farmers, fishing enterprises, forestry growers and harvesters, and small related businesses experiencing, or at risk of, financial hardship.
agriculture.gov.au/ag-farm-food/drought/assistance/rural-financial-counselling-service

National Debt Help Line 1800 007 007
National Debt Help Line provide free financial counselling for those experiencing financial hardship.
ndh.org.au

Salvation Army Financial Assistance 13 72 58
Salvation Army provide a range of supports for those experiencing financial hardship including financial counselling, coaching, education and no-interest loans.
salvationarmy.org.au/need-help/financial-assistance/

5 Ways to Wellbeing
The 5 Ways to Wellbeing introduces you to five simple and effective ways to improve your psychological and emotional health that are based on extensive international research.
5waystowellbeing.org.au

DOWNLOADABLE HALT RESOURCES 

HALT have put together a number of booklets and flyers for tradies about mental health and where they can go to get support if they need it. Please feel free to download and share any of the below resources.

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