Support services are available for people involved in our processes.
Listed below for practitioners and the public are independent support services in the following groups:
Practitioners who have had a concern raised about them are encouraged to contact their insurer, professional association or legal adviser for guidance and support.
Doctors and medical students in all states and territories can access a wide range of tailored support services through a national network of doctors’ health advisory and referral services.
Dental Practitioner Support is a 24/7 national independent support service for all dental practitioners and dental students experiencing health and wellbeing issues.
Nurse & Midwife Support is a 24/7 national independent support service for nurses, midwives and students of nursing and midwifery experiencing health issues.
Pharmacists' Support Service is a national independent health and wellbeing support service for pharmacists, pharmacy interns and students of pharmacy.
The Essential Network (TEN) for Health Professionals is designed by health professionals, for health professionals, and provides support to navigate burnout and maintain good mental health.
13YARN is a 24/7 national service offering confidential support with a trained Lifeline Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter for First Nations people who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping.
Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
The Black Dog Institute website has information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of depression and bipolar disorder.
Headspace has a free online and phone service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25, and their families, going through a tough time.
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
MensLine Australia is a professional phone and online support and information service for Australian men.
MindSpot Clinic is an online and phone clinic offering free assessment and treatment services for Australian adults with anxiety or depression.
Qlife is a national service which provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral from 3pm to midnight, every day.
SANE Australia provides information about mental illness, treatments, where to go for support and help for carers.
Support after Suicide provides information, resources, counselling and group support to those bereaved by suicide. Also education and professional development to health, welfare and education professionals.
The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is an interpreting service provided by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
The National Relay Service provides service access for deaf and hearing impaired people.
Vision Australia supports people who are blind or have low vision to live the life they choose.