Resources & Directories

Resources and information to support mental health carers and family members.

Looking for more information about mental health services? We have listed below some sites you may find useful.

If you know of any other resources we should add, please contact us.

Arafmi Resources

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Crisis Contacts

In an emergency call 000 or go to your local hospital emergency department.

Mental Health Access Line

1300 MH CALL – 1300 642 255

1300 MH CALL (1300 642 255) is a confidential mental health telephone triage service that provides the first point of contact to public mental health services to Queenslanders.

1300 MH CALL is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will link to the caller’s nearest Queensland Public Mental Health service.

The 1300 MH CALL service:

  • is the main point of access into public mental health services
  • can provide support, information, advice and referral
  • can provide advice and information in a mental health emergency or crisis
  • is staffed by trained and experienced professional mental health clinicians
  • will provide a mental health triage and refer to acute care teams where appropriate.

24/7 Crisis Services

Lifeline 13 11 14

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467

Beyond Blue 1300 22 46 36

MensLine Australia 1300 78 99 78

Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800

1800 Respect 1800 737 732

Directories

The Disability Gateway has information and services to help people with disability, their family, friends and carers, to find the support they need in Australia.

Wayfinder Hub National disability information and referral service that will helps link people with disability services.

My Mental Health site is an initiative of North Brisbane Partners in Recovery and was developed by Brisbane North PHN and Brightlabs.

Find a Mental Health Service allows you to search for mental health services by postcode and also lists a variety of helpful websites.

My Community Directory (Website)

Sane Lived Experience Forum (Website)

Sane Carer Discussion Forum (Website) 

Arafmi would like to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First People and Traditional Custodians. We value their cultures, identities, and continuing connection to country, waters, kin and community. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and are committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.