Support services for parents, families and young people
Mental health support services
For information about mental health or to get support you can contact these services.
Information and phone and online support for people affected by depression or anxiety.
Phone: 1300 22 4636
Information on symptoms, treatments and services for depression.
Bullying No Way!
Information, tips and games for children, students, parents and teachers.Headspace
Counselling and support for 12 to 25 year olds in regard to mental health, physical health, work, study and alcohol and other drug issues. Offers on-line support, or offices are located in Darwin and Alice Springs.
Information for parents and schools about children’s mental health and wellbeing.
National Centre Against Bullying
Information for parents, children and schools about bullying and what to do about it.
NT Mental Health Line
A free, confidential 24-hour hotline for emergency help or support for anyone experiencing a mental health issue, or those concerned about another person's mental health or wellbeing.
Phone: 1800 682 288
PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia)
Information, support and counselling for new parents, family and friends.
Phone: 1300 726 306
Parenting guidelines for preventing depression and anxiety in children and young people, including a free online course for parents.
Online information and mental health support for young people: topics include personal identity, alcohol, drugs, partying, sex, bullying and relationships.
Top End Association for Mental Health
Early intervention, prevention and support services to individuals in the Top End living with mental illness.Phone: (08) 8943 9600
Youth Beyond Blue
Information and support for young people dealing with anxiety and depression.
Phone: 1300 22 46 36
Last updated: 07 February 2018
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