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Do you feel like you might need some more support for your mental health and wellbeing?

There are lots of things we can all do to stay on top of our own mental health and wellbeing.

But sometimes we need a little help from someone else. That’s ok too.

There are people you can speak to who will help you get back on top of your mental health by pointing you towards the best support options for you.

Need support?

A Tasmanian Lifeline 1800 98 44 34

A Tasmanian Lifeline is a telephone support service for Tasmanians of all ages who need someone to talk things through with, or just need someone to listen. Tasmanian-focused and Tasmanian based, A Tasmanian Lifeline offers non-judgmental, one-off or ongoing support for anyone having a tough time.

Examples of when someone might call A Tasmanian Lifeline:

  • when they need someone to talk to or just want to have a chat
  • when they have news they want to share but don’t have anyone to tell
  • when they have so much going on and don’t know where to start or who can help
  • when something is bothering them
  • when they’re staying in hospital and are worried

You can also book a time for them to call you on their website

Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

Healing Minds 1800 810 255

Healing Minds is a program for Indigenous people by Indigenous people.

It offers phone-based support, providing a culturally safe and confidential place for you to share your story and your current situation.

It is about acknowledging where you are, and where you want to be.

Access Mental Health 1800 33 23 88

Access Mental Health is a mental health support, triage, and referral phone line delivered by the Department of Health, Tasmania in partnership with Lifeline Tasmania.

It operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to support the Tasmanian community and make it easier to access the Tasmanian mental health system.

Anyone can call Access Mental Health for:

  • immediate counselling support over the phone
  • information about the Tasmanian mental health system
  • help making a referral to public mental health services.

This Way Up – Wellbeing Programs

Learn a step-by-step way of tackling feelings of stress, anxiety, and low mood with our clinically proven online programs.

Bite Back*

Six weekly challenges to help you improve your mental fitness, increase your happiness, reduce stress, improve your friendships and your focus.

* for ages 13-16 only.

The Peacock Centre (Hobart)

The Peacock Centre in Hobart includes the following services:

Mental Health Integration Hub

The Mental Health Integration Hub is a welcoming place providing short term, practical mental health support, information, advice and assistance. The Hub can help you to navigate mental health services and provide referrals and connections to other community services.

Recovery College

Recovery College is a dedicated space providing opportunities for people to improve their mental health, wellbeing, and personal recovery through education.

All the services work together in an integrated way to assist meeting the needs of individuals, their families and support networks by providing respectful and responsive care, valuing the perspective of those with lived experience and ensuring an ongoing focus on recovery.


Head to Health (Launceston)

Head to Health offer caring and helpful support in a calm, safe and inclusive environment for adults aged 18+. Family and friends of people experiencing mental illness can also seek information and advice through the centre.

They provide a wide range of options for those requiring mental health and wellbeing support including mental health support for people with an immediate short to medium need, navigation to other suitable mental health services in the local community, and information and advice for family and friends of people experiencing mental illness. These supports will be guided by what you identify you need.

Immediate, short and medium-term care will be provided where needed. No appointment is needed and services are free.