Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis?

Black Dog Ride's Team are not qualified to counsel people experiencing a mental health crisis.

If you are concerned that you or someone you know may be experiencing a mental health crisis or having thoughts of suicide, we strongly encourage you to talk to your GP, another health professional or contact one of the organisations listed here.

Help is just a phone call or the click of a mouse away.

Crisis Support Services

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, or with someone who is, please act promptly, keep yourself and/or the person in crisis safe, and call the helplines below who provide crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If the situation is life threatening, call 000 immediately.

Lifeline Crisis Support – 13 11 14

Samaritans Help Line – 135 247

Lifeline Online Crisis Support Chat Service – (7pm - Midnight AEDT)

Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467

Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800

MensLine Australia – 1300 789 978

SANE Australia Helpline – 1800 18 7263

Veteran's Line – 1800 011 046

ADF All Hours Line – 1800 628 036

Family Violence Crisis Line – 1800 737 732

Mates in Construction – 1300 642 111

StandBy - Support After Suicide - 1300 727 247

Mental Health Resources

Counselling Services

Parentline – A confidential phone counselling service providing support for parents and carers

Health Direct Australia – Fast, expert advice about any health issue

Gambling Help Online – 24/7 support and counselling for people with gambling concerns

Counselling Online – 24/7 free drug and alcohol addiction counselling

Relationships Australia – Relationship support services for individuals, families and communities

QLife – Counselling and referral support for LGBTI people of all ages

Mental Health Information

At Ease – Resources for ADF, Veterans and families living with mental ill health

Beyond Blue – Resources for people living with mental ill health and sector practitioners

Headspace – Resources and for young people living with mental ill health

SANE Australia – Resources and support for people living with mental ill health

Mental Illness Fellowship Australia – Support for the mentally ill and their caregivers

NVison Eye CentresA guide to the mental health effects of vision issues

Mental Health & Mesothelioma - A guide to the mental health effects for people living with Mesothelioma

Cancer & Mental Health - Mesothelioma cancer guide to mental health

Mental & Emotional Support with Cancer - Education and support for individuals who have been affected by terminal cancer