24 hour mental health hotlines

Northern Territory mental health line: 1800 682 288

In an emergency where there is a risk to life or personal safety, call 000.

Crisis counselling

Kids and teens

Kids Helpline – call 1800 551 800.


Support for men dealing with problems and stress, call MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978.

Defence community

For current and former service people and their families, call Defence Force all-hours support line on 1800 628 036.

Non-English speakers

Call Translating and Interpreting Service on 13 14 50 and ask to speak to Lifeline.

Suicide bereavement

Support for people who have been impacted by suicide, call Standby Support After Suicide on 0418 575 680 (Top End) or 0439 842 155 (Central Australia).

Online chat

Online chat may also be available at some services including the following:

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