Emergency Emotional Support

  • Lifeline – 131 114 (24hrs, 7 days).
  • Health Direct – medical. 1800 022 222. (24 hrs, 7 days).
  • National Poisons Information Centre – 131 126 (24 hrs, 7 days).
  • Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA) – 1300 726 306, (9am – 7.30pm., Monday to Friday).
  • 1800 RESPECT – Sexual assault, domestic and family violence counseling. 1800 737 732 (24 hrs, 7 days).
  • Mens Line Australia – Support and referral services. 1300 789 978.    (24 hrs, 7 days).
  • National Breastfeeding Helpline – 1800 686 268. (24 hrs, 7 days).
  • SANDS – pregnancy and infant loss support. 1300 308 307. (24 hours, 7 days). Many mothers who have experienced still birth or miscarriage give GREAT feedback about this service.
  • Mother Safe – advice on toxins, poisons etc during pregnancy and breastfeeding. 1800 647 848 (weekdays 9am-5pm). (NSW only)
  • Parents Line – For any parent with a child aged 0-18 years. 1300 130 052 (this is the NSW number, all states have their own line) (9am-9pm Mon-Fri, 4-9pm weekends).
  • Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Line – support for pregnant and parents with children aged 0-5 years. 1800 882 436, (7am – midnight Sydney time, 7 days).

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