Emergency Contact Numbers

This page contains numbers to phone for assistance if you are currently suicidal or experiencing an emergency.
If you are unable to contact one of these services, please contact your local hospital immediately.

All States:

  • Police, Fire and Ambulance - Phone 000 for emergency assistance.
  • Lifeline - Phone 13 11 14 for crisis support when feeling suicidal or if you need to talk to someone immediately.
  • Kids Help Line - Phone 1800 55 1800.
  • SANE Helpline - Phone 1800 18 SANE for help during business hours.

ACT Emergency Numbers:

  • Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team - Phone 1800 629 354.

NSW Emergency Numbers:

  • Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention - Phone 1300 363 622.
  • Salvo Care Line - Phone (02) 9331 6000.

NT Emergency Numbers:

  • Crisis Line Northern Territory - Phone 1800 019 116.

QLD Emergency Numbers:

  • Crisis Counselling Service - Phone 1300 363 622.

SA Emergency Numbers:

  • Mental Health Assessment and Crisis Intervention Service - Phone 13 14 65.

Tasmanian Emergency Numbers:

  • Samaritans Lifelink (Country) - Phone 1300 364 566.
  • Samaritans Lifelink (Metro) - Phone (03) 6331 3355.

Victorian Emergency Numbers:

  • Suicide Helpline - Phone 1300 651 251.

WA Emergency Numbers:

  • Samaritans Suicide Emergency Service (Country) - Phone 1800 198 313.
  • Samaritans Suicide Emergency Service (Metro) - Phone (08) 9381 5555.

Australia: Lifeline 13 11 14
www.lifeline.org.au

New Zealand: 08 0054 3354 or 0800 72 66 66
www.samaritans.org.nz

USA: 1 800 784 2433
www.preventsuicidenow.com

UK: 08 457 90 90 90
www.samaritans.org

For urgent attention, contact your doctor or go straight to the emergency department of your local hospital.

Upon arrival, ask to see someone immediately, from the mental health team or the doctor on duty. You must tell them if you are feeling suicidal.