Helplines

Family Relationship Advice Line
1800 050 321, 8 am-8 pm Monday to Friday, 10 am-4 pm Saturday

healthdirect  (not available in Victoria or Queensland)
1800 022 222, 24 hours 7 days

Kids Helpline
1800 551 800, 24 hours 7 days

Lifeline
131 114, 24 hours 7 days

Mensline Australia (support and referral to specialist men’s services)
1300 789 978, 24 hours 7 days

National Breastfeeding Helpline
1800 MUM 2 MUM (or 1800 686 268), 24 hours 7 days

National Poisons Information Centre
131 126, 24 hours 7 days

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA) Helpline
1300 726 306, 10 am-7.30 pm (AEST/AEDT), Monday to Friday

Playgroup Australia
1800 171 882, 9 am-3 pm Monday to Friday

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby
1800 882 436
, 7am-midnight (AEST/AEDT) 7 days

Parent Helpline South Australia
1300 364 100
, 7.15 am-9.15 pm 7 days (calls outside these times will be redirected to the national Health Direct helpline)

Sane Australia Mental Health Helpline
1800 187 263, 9 am-5 pm Monday to Friday

1800 RESPECT (National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service)
1800 737 732, 24 hours 7 days