Kathleen and the team at Metta are unable to provide crisis support. If you or someone you know needs immediate help:
CRISIS SERVICES AND HELPLINES
If you are in an emergency, or at immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, contact emergency services on 000 (mobile phone 112). Alternatively, present to your local hospital emergency department.
1300 651 251
For people who are feeling suicidal or who are concerned about another person who may be suicidal. Also for people who are grieving or emotionally affected after a suicide.
SUICIDE CALL BACK SERVICE
1300 659 467
The Suicide Call Back Service (SCBS) provides crisis counselling to people at risk of suicide, carers of someone who is suicidal and those bereaved by suicide.
DIRECTLINE (DRUG AND ALCOHOL SUPPORT)
GAMBLING HELP ONLINE
GAY AND LESBIAN SWITCHBOARD
Provides a free, confidential and anonymous telephone counselling, referral and information service for the Victorian and Tasmanian gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI) community and its supporters.