Looking after your Mental Health

In tough times it can be easy to neglect your own mental health.

See these articles about local farmers who have faced mental health issues in dry times:

In addition to your family doctor or general practitioner, below is a list of regional health services that might help.

Further services relating to financial support are listed on the Financial Help page.

National 24-Hour Counselling

  • Beyond Blue- 1300 22 4636 Information about depression and anxiety, available treatments and where to get help.
  • Lifeline - 131 114They're never too far away. For anyone, anywhere, anytime - just pick up the phone.
  • Mensline - 1300 78 99 78
  • Relationships Australia - 1300 864 277 Relationship support advice and services for individuals, families and communities.
  • Kids Helpline - 1800 551 800Telephone and online counselling for children and young people.
  • Suicide Call Back Service - 1300 659 467
  • Emergency mental health - 131 465 (Personal, family and support line, 24 hours, 7 days a week) Advice and information about coping with distress and hardship.