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Looking after your mental health during coronavirus

The impacts of coronavirus, physical distancing and isolation has made many of us feel stressed, anxious and worried. It’s important to make sure you take care of your mental health during this time. We have put together a list of supports and services you can contact for help.


Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services for people around Australia.

Find out more about Lifeline.

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5–25.

Find out more about Kids Helpline.


MindSpot is a free service to support adults experiencing anxiety, stress, depression and low mood.

Find out more about MindSpot.

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue has set up the Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service to provide information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health.

Find out more about Beyond Blue.

Red Cross COVID Connect

COVID Connect is a free service from Australian Red Cross. It provides support to anyone who is feeling socially isolated during coronavirus.

Find out more about COVID Connect.

Head to Health

Head to Health has put together a list of resources and information for maintaining good mental health during coronavirus.

Find out more about Head to Health’s resources.

The eMHPrac Project

The eMHPrac Project (e-Mental Health in Practice Project) has published a factsheet listing the different Australian, government-funded online, telephone and app-based mental health services that can help you manage your mental health during coronavirus.

Find out more about the eMHPrac Project.

23 June 2020
Applies to all states