Resources for Mental Illness

Websites that might be useful  

Lifeline – 24 hour crisis counselling available across Australia.  Ph: 13 11 14

Mental Health & Well Being – information on the Australian Government’s role and contributions to mental health reform activities in Australia

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand – Self-harm: An information booklet for young people who self-harm and those who care for them

Mental Health Foundation (UK) – Self-harm publications (Truth About Self-Harm, Truth Hurts Exec Summary, Truth Hurts Report)

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) – offers a self-harm treatment guide for consumers and carers

Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) – offers a range of resources

Salvo Care Line (Salvation Army) – offers a crisis counselling service available throughout Australia.  Visit for the phone number in your state.

SANE Helpline – offers a wide range of information about self-harm.  Ph: 1800 18 SANE (7236)