Important websites and phone numbers

Lifeline connects people with care by providing services in Suicide Prevention, Crisis Support and Mental Health Support. Lifeline – http://www.lifeline.org.au/

Overseas Student Ombudsman – http://www.oso.gov.au/

The Overseas Students Ombudsman investigates complaints about problems that overseas students have with private education and training in Australia. The Ombudsman also: provides information about best practice, complaints handling to help private education providers manage internal complaints effectively, publishes reports on problems and broader issues in international education that we identify through investigations.

SuicideLine – http://www.suicideline.org.au

SuicideLine is a professional telephone counselling service where qualified counsellors are always available to listen and support you. We are here 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help you. Our specialist counsellors are here to provide you with free, confidential counselling, support and information, when you need it most

BeyondBlue – http://www.beyondblue.org.au

Beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related disorders in Australia.

Kids Help Line – http://www.kidshelp.com.au

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

Alcoholics Anonymous – http://www.aa.org.au/

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Gamblers Anonymous – http://www.gansw.org.au/

Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling. Our primary purpose is to stop our gambling and to help other compulsive gamblers do the same.

Men’s Referral System – http://www.mrs.org.au

We provide free, anonymous and confidential telephone counselling, information and referrals to men to assist them to take action to stop their violent and controlling behaviour.

International Student Care – http://www.multicultural.vic.gov.au/projects-and-initiatives/international-student-care-service