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After hours crisis support

Full list of Central Coast support resources (PDF)

If you are in crisis, support is available at any time.

24 hours / 7 days a week
Phone 13 11 14
Open Lifeline online chat

Mental Health Line 
24 hours / 7 days a week
Phone 1800 011 511 

Midday to 3am grief and loss helpline
Phone (03) 8371 2800


Kids Helpline
24 hours / 7 days a week
Phone 1800 55 1800
Open Kids Helpline online chat  

COPMI (The Children of Parents with a Mental Illness)
Promoting better outcomes for children and families where a parent experiences mental illness.
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MensLine Australia
Support for men with emotional health and relationship concerns
24 hours / 7 days a week
Phone (03) 8371 2800
Open online chat and video counselling

Dads in Distress
Dads experiencing trauma through family breakdown and separation anxiety
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Head to Health
Information and links
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Thirrili telephone service is usually answered by one of our Indigenous Suicide Prevention Advocates. 

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse 

Embrace Multicultural Mental Health
Mental health and suicide prevention for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds
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Anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referrals
3pm to midnight
Phone 1800 184 527
Open WebChat 


Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone 1800 656 463

Legal Aid Hotline 
Phone 1800 656 463

Suicide Call Back Service
24 hour phone counselling service 
Phone 1300 659 467
Suicide Call Back Service

See our other Mental Health Resources and Carer Support Resources