Get immediate mental health support

We've created this page as a resource for TAC clients, their family and friends who may need assistance because of road trauma.

The TAC has no direct control over linked website content or changes to the content. We provide these links in good faith. It's up to you to decide on the accuracy, reliability and usefulness of the information. If you find any information on these pages inaccurate or unreliable, please let us know. We will review the information and decide whether to keep it on this page.

The services and resources listed here are not exhaustive and represent a sample of services available in Australia.

If you think your situation is an emergency, you should always call 000 or go to an emergency department at a hospital.


A telephone and online counselling service to help people who have experienced sexual, domestic or family violence.


Phone: 1800 737 732 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Beyond Blue Support Service

A telephone, online and email counselling service for people going through a tough time.


Phone: 1800 224 636

Lifeline logoLifeline Crisis Support, Suicide Prevention

A national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.


Phone: 13 11 14 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Other services: Chat online (7pm to midnight)

Suicide call back service logoSuicide call back service

A phone and online counselling service for people at risk of suicide or those bereaved by suicide.


Phone: 1300 659 467

Other services: Online and video chat (requires registration)


For expert health information and advice.

Phone: 1300 60 60 24 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)