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Mental Health

Services

Better Place Australia
Cheltenham: 9556 5333 
betterplaceaustralia.com.au
Mental health counselling for individuals and families.

Eating Disorders Victoria
Abbotsford: 1300 550 236
www.eatingdisorders.org.au
Support, information, community education and advocacy for people with eating disorders and their families.

Family Life
Sandringham: 8599 5433 Cheltenham: 8599 5433 Frankston: 9770 0341
www.familylife.com.au
Family Life offers peer support services and support for children and their families.

headspace Bentleigh
Bentleigh: 9076 9400
headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/bentleigh
Early intervention service offering mental health, alcohol and other drugs and other specialist support to young people aged from 12 to 25 years.

MIND Australia
Heidelberg: 1300 286 463
www.mindaustralia.org.au
Mind works with people 16 - 64 years of age whose ability to manage their daily activities and to live in the community is impacted by mental health issues.

StarHealth 
Bentleigh: 9525 1300
starhealth.org.au/counselling-mental-health
Star Health offers general counselling, psychology services, and extra support for people with complex care needs.

Central Bayside Community Health Service 
Parkdale, Chelsea and Clarinda: 8587 0200
cbchs.org.au/services/counselling-and-psychology
Individual counselling or group support for all ages
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Helplines

If you want help for yourself, a friend or family member you can talk to your doctor or contact any of the following helplines. If it is an emergency, call 000.

For urgent help for people in a mental health crisis contact the crisis assessment and treatment team (CATT) – 1300 369 012 (24 hrs).

  • Lifeline - 13 11 14 (24 hrs) – support when feeling overwhelmed or thinking about suicide
  • Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467 (24 hrs) - support for anyone thinking about suicide
  • HeadtoHelp - 1800 595 212 (Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm) - mental health support for all Victorians
  • Beyond Blue - 1300 22 4636 (24 hrs) - support with depression and anxiety
  • Kids Helpline - 1800 55 1800 (24 hrs)
  • eheadspace - 1800 650 890 - support for young people aged 12-25 years
  • HeartChat - mental health services for multicultural communities
  • Qlife - 1800 184 527 - support for LGBTIQA+ (3pm-midnight every day)
  • MensLine - 1300 78 99 78 (24 hrs)
  • Butterfly foundation - 1800 33 4673 (8am-12am) - support for eating disorders or body image issues
  • Blue Knot Foundation - 1300 657 380 (9am-5pm) - support for people who have experienced childhood trauma
  • PANDA - 1300 726 306 (9am-7.30pm Monday to Friday) - support for perinatal anxiety and depression
  • SANE Australia – 1800 187 263 - (10am-10pm Monday to Friday - support for people with complex mental health issues
  • Griefline - 1300 845 745 - 7 days a week (6am to midnight) - free confidential phone counselling support