If you or someone you know is at immediate risk, please contact the Emergency Services on 000.
Support Act Wellbeing Helpline 1800 959 500
Free, confidential phone counselling service available 24/7 for anyone who works in the performing arts industry. Call now to make an appointment, or request to speak to someone immediately about any aspect of your mental health and wellbeing.
Lifeline 13 11 14
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
beyondblue 1300 224 636
beyondblue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service 1800 512 348
beyondblue has trained counsellors available 24/7 to support anyone feeling worried or struggling to cope during the coronavirus pandemic.
Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides 24/7 telephone, video and online professional counselling to people who are affected by suicide.
Head to Health
Head to Health can help you find digital mental health services from some of Australia’s most trusted mental health organisations. Provided by the Australian Department of Health, Head to Health brings together apps, online programs, online forums, and phone services, as well as a range of digital information resources.
DirectLine 1800 888 236
Directline provides confidential alcohol and drug counselling and referral for people of all ages and backgrounds in Victoria, Australia.
Griefline 1300 845 745
Griefline is Australia’s only dedicated grief helpline service that provides counselling support services free of charge to individuals and families.
Headspace 1800 650 890
Headspace is a national youth mental health foundation dedicated to improving the wellbeing of young Australians.
Support Act First Nations Dedicated Support Line 1800 861 085
The Support Act First Nations Dedicated Support Line is free and confidential service specifically catered to First Nations music and arts workers who are concerned about any aspect of their mental health and wellbeing. Available 24/7, 365 days per year.
Switchboard Victoria 1800 184 527
Switchboard Victoria is a community based not for profit organisation that provides peer based, volunteer run support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex people and their friends, families and allies.
Additional supports and information during COVID-19
The Equity Health Database
Actors Benevolent Funds and Trusts
Victorian Actors Benevolent Trust
Actors Benevolent Fund of NSW
Actors & Entertainers Benevolent Fund (QLD)
Performing Arts WA
New Zealand Actors Benevolent Fund