Immediate crisis

Ambulance, Police & Fire Emergency Services
CALL 000
Your Local GP (Doctor)
Click here of the list of local Mental Health Bulk Billing GPs.
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Mackay Division of MENTAL HEALTH & AODS Alcohol Tobacco & Other Drugs
Open 24 hours Adult & youth
07 4968 3893
MATER Hospital
Open 24 hours
07 4965 5666
Mackay Base Hospital
Open 24 hours
07 4885 6000

24 hour emergencies

LIFELINE Australia Crisis Line
Open 24 hours
13 11 14
KIDS Help line
Open 24 hours
1800 551 800
Mackay Division of MENTAL HEALTH & AODS Alcohol Tobacco & Other Drugs
Open 24 hours Adult & youth
07 4968 3893
Salvation Army Crisis Line
(24 Hr crisis counselling & suicide-prevention)
07 3831 9016
MENSLINE Australia
Open 24 hours
1300 789 978
DV Connect
24 hr domestic violence phone help
1800 811 811

Resources, telephone counselling, face-to-face counselling, referral services

Headspace Mackay
Youth Mental Health Foundation 12 to 25yrs
(07) 4898 2200
123 Victoria Street, Suncorp Building, Level 2, Mackay, Queensland 4740
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VVCS
Veterans & Veterans Families Counselling Service
1800 011 046
Suicide Call Back Service
Six structured 50 minute telephone counselling sessions free for people at risk of suicide, their carers & those bereaved by suicide
1300 659 467
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WOMENS Health Service
07 4953 1788
SALVO Care Line (General Counselling)
1300 363 622
PARENTLINE
1300 301 300
FAMILY Drug Support
1300 368 186
GAY & Lesbian Counselling
1800 184 527
LIFELINE Mackay-Whitsundays
07 4944 2300
RELATIONSHIPS Australia
1300 364 277
YIRS One Stop Youth Shop Inc.
Free support & advisory service
07 4957 7949
SALVATION ARMY Hope Line
Suicide Bereavement 24 Hr
1300 467 354
ADIS Alcohol & Drug Information Service
24 hr helpline
1800 177 833
ANGLICARE
face to face
07 4953 3444
ATSICHS Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service
07 4957 9400
ATSICHS Social & Emotional Wellbeing Unit, Regional Tackling Smoking Team, Healthy Lifestyle team
(07) 4951 0847
CENTACARE
1300 523 985
GAMBLING Helpline
1800 858 858
SEXUAL Assault Helpline
1800 010 120
LIFELINE Financial First Aid Telephone Counselling
1300 370 255
VICTIMS of Crime
1300 733 777
Private Psychologists & Counsellors
Church Pastors, Priests & Ministers

Carer support services for mental health

COMMONWEALTH Respite & Carelink
Respite & referral 24 hr
1800 052 222
CARERS Queensland
Counselling, Support Groups
07 4944 0544
MENTAL Illness Fellowship
Wellways Program, Carer Education / counselling
07 4951 2973
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Online Resources

SANE Australia
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Australian INDIGENOUS Health Infonet
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BEYOND BLUE
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QUEENSLAND HEALTH Mental Health
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Local support groups - mackay/whitsundays

SUPPORT AFTER SUICIDE
Mackay/Whitsundays Support Group (a branch of SOSBSA Survivors of Suicide Breavement Support Association) Regular meetings held - contact Renee 0412 448805 or Kim 0430 186149
GAY MACKAY: LGBT YOUTH SUPPORT GROUPS
Non-profit/voluntary. Q&A (youth 12 to 17) & Q-Connect ( youth 18 to 25). The safe & supportive groups run for 6-weeks & are aimed at exploring issues relating to sexual orientation &/or gender identity.

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PFLAG MACKAY SUPPORT GROUP
Peer support group for parents and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, and intersex (LGBTI) people. Non-profit voluntary organisation giving help, support and information to families, friends of all gay people.
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