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Crisis Support

If you, or a person you care for, is experiencing emotional distress, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 (24 hours/7 days) or chat to a crisis supporter online at lifeline.org.au (7pm – midnight every night.) If it is an emergency, please call 000.


SANE Helpline

You can talk to a mental health professional on weekdays from 10am-10pm AEST by calling the SANE Helpline on 1800 187 263.


Helpline Email

To get help from the SANE Help Centre team online, you can get in touch via this form or email helpline@sane.org


SANE Helpline chat

You can chat with a trained mental health professional from the SANE Helpline by clicking the button below.


SANE Forums

SANE’s online forums are completely anonymous and are moderated 24/7 by mental health professionals. They are an excellent source of information and support for those living with, or caring for someone living with, complex mental health issues.


Mental health information and advice

For trustworthy, easy-to-read, evidence-based information on complex mental health issues, take a look at SANE’s factsheets and guides.

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Crisis Support


SANE Helpline

Talk to a mental health professional (weekdays 10am-10pm AEST). For urgent assistance call Lifeline on 13 11 14, or see Crisis Support on this page.


Helpline Email

Get in touch via this form or email helpline@sane.org


SANE Forums

Join the discussion on the SANE Online Forums for information and support. Anonymous and moderated 24/7.

For people living with mental illness

For family friends and carers


Mental health information and advice

For extra resources such as factsheets, guides and crisis support, visit the SANE Australia website.