Get help

Minds Count is an advocacy organisation for industry-wide change.
While we do not provide crisis intervention or counselling services, there are many support services that can help you.

 

DO YOU NEED IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE (FOR YOURSELF OR SOMEONE ELSE)?

  • Call “000” for emergencies.
  • Call 13 11 14 (24/7, Lifeline Crisis Support)
  • Call 1300 659 467 (24/7, Suicide Call Back Service)
  • Call 1300 789 978 (24/7, MensLine Australia)
  • Call 1300 651 251 (24/7, SuicideLine Victoria)

SUPPORT SERVICES

  • Call your GP
  • Call 1800 187 263 (SANE helpline)
  • Call 1300 224 636 (Beyondblue)
  • Call (02) 9382 2991 (Black Dog Institute)
  • Call 1300 363 622 (Salvos Care Line)
  • Call 1800 650 890 (headspace – for young people up to 25 years)
  • Call your university counselling services (students only)

Have you thought about completing completing a Mental Health First Aid course?
Call (03) 9342 3770 (Mental Health First Aid), or visit www.mhfa.com.au.

RESOURCES FOR LAWYERS :

National:
Go to http://barcare.org.au/get-help (free counselling service for barristers)

ACT:
Go to www.actlawsociety.asn.au/practising-law/resilience-wellbeing (ACT Law Society free counselling service)

Northern Territory:
Call 1800 193 123 (Law Society NT free counselling service)

NSW:
Call 1800 592 296 (NSW Law Society free counselling service)

QUEENSLAND:
Call 1800 177 743 (QLD Law Society free counselling service)

VICTORIA:
Call 1300 687 327 (VIC Law Institute free counselling service)
Call 9650 5540 or 1300 687 327 (free counselling services for barristers)
Email pleadingsanityvictoria@gmail.com to join the Pleading Sanity support group for lawyers living with mental health challenges in Victoria. It holds informal meetings that give you the opportunity to share your experiences.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA:
Call 1300 687 327 (WA Law Society free counselling service)