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Your school will have local services you can recommend to families. You can also share this sa.gov.au information with families:
Free, confidential, telephone and online personal crisis support and suicide prevention services.
13 11 14
Telephone information and support at any time. For parents of children aged 0 to 12 years old.
1300 364 100 (local call cost within South Australia)
Free online and telephone support and counselling. For young people aged 12 to 25, and their families and friends.
1800 650 890
A free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service. For 5 to 25 year olds.
1800 551 800
Free and confidential counselling and psychological services for Aboriginal children, young people, adults and families.
A free specialist counselling service. A safe space to talk for young people under 25 who identify as LGBTIQ+. Also for their loved ones.
An anonymous and free LGBTIQ+ peer support and referral for people in Australia who want to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.
1800 184 527
Suicide call back service
A nationwide service with professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling. For people who are affected by suicide. Call back cannot be on silent numbers.
1300 659 467
Uniting Communities mental health and counselling
Services that support adults and young people, including those bereaved by suicide.
1800 615 677
Youth Beyond Blue
Mental health information and access to phone and online support. For young people aged 12 to 25.
1300 22 4936
Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia
An online information resource for the SA Aboriginal community and service providers. For people who are going through grief.
Information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health. For all ages and all places in Australia. Call, chat, email or online forums.
1300 22 4636
Mentoring, support, information and referral for people coming out as LGBTIQ+, and their families.
Anglicare – support
The suicide prevention service is a free program with outreach to individuals who have strong suicidal ideation. Living beyond suicide is a free program in metropolitan Adelaide providing support to families and individuals bereaved through suicide.
1300 07 7798 or 1300 76 1193
StandBy Support after suicide
A free suicide postvention outreach program for country South Australia. It provides support and assistance for people and communities bereaved through suicide.
Northern country 0438 728 644
Southern country 0437 752 458
Ascend Youth suicide prevention program
A youth suicide intervention program. It is support for young people up to age 25 who are at risk of suicide or self-harm.
Child and Adolescent mental health service (CAMHS)
A free, mental health service offered by the Women’s and Children’s Health Network. It provides services for infants, children and young people who have moderate to severe and complex emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties.
To discuss a referral to CAMHS call 1300 222 647
For young people between ages 12 to 25. It is for people who need help with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drugs. They also have work and study support.