Since 1991, Australia’s kids and young people have been turning to kids helpline’s professional, specialised counsellors, no matter who they are, where they live or what they want to talk about.
Over this time Kids Helpline has responded to over 8 million contacts. For some young people, connecting with Kids Helpline has been a life-saving experience, while for others it’s about practical help and emotional support at the critical moment they need someone to listen.
Phone: 1800 55 1800
Headspace provides mental health and wellbeing support, information and services to young people, both in person and virtually.
In Person: 30 Devonshire Street, Chatswood
KYDS Youth Development Service provides free, easily accessed, one-to-one group support and information programs for 12- to 18-year-olds across Northern Sydney. They help young people deal with depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol issues, addictions, school problems, HSC/exam stress, family problems, relationship problems, communication break downs, anger management, body image concerns, self-esteem issues, bullying, grief, loss, loneliness, anti-social and risky behaviour, self-harm and suicide.
Rear 265 Pacific Highway, Lindfield NSW 2070
Phone: 9416 0900
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
The Transcultural Mental Health Line connects you to experienced clinicians who understand your culture and can communicate in your language.
The Line operates Monday to Friday between 9am and 4.30pm.
Phone: 1800 648 911
Transcultural Mental Health Centre (TMHC) - Transcultural Mental Health Centre (nsw.gov.au)
Empowering Parents in Crisis (EPIC)
EPIC provides support for parents and carers of teens who may be experiencing mental health or behavioural challenges.
EPIC Peer Phone Support offers a listening ear, a warm heart and a safe, anonymous and nonjudgmental space to talk, ask, cry, laugh. EPIC Peer support workers have lived experience with teens in crisis.
Phone or SMS: 0426 425 164
Parent Phone Support | Empowering Parents in Crisis, Sydney