Counselling & Mental Health

General counselling and mental health services. For services specific to Youth & Children, please see the Youth & Children page. Please also see other pages for services specific to an issue (e.g Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault)

After-Hours Suicide Support Line

Ph: 1800 859 585

ALIVE – Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program

ALIVE aims to decrease the incidence of suicide and self-harm behaviour in the community by providing a safe, non-judgemental support service if you are at risk. The program provides up to three months of mind care support as needed, with the aim to further link you onto ongoing counselling services and programs.

Call us on 1800 719 619 for ALIVE and mind care services in your area.

Anglicare WA

Our Relationship Counsellors are trained professionals who can assist with a wide variety of issues. Counselling can be provided to individuals, couples or whole families if necessary. We offer telephone counselling for people who cannot attend a session, including those who live in rural or remote regions.


ARBOR stands for Active Response Bereavement Outreach. It offers short-medium term counselling, referral, volunteer peer support and support groups to people who have lost loved ones to suicide.

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week


Centrecare is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to stengthen people and communities through the provision of professional socal services, inspired by compassion and recognition for human dignity. Centrecare run a variety of programs including support for people affected by problem gambling, counselling services, groups and workshops and seminars focussing on a variety of issues.

Consumer health services directory – Mental Health

List of services provided through community mental health units, hospitals and community health centres.


Crisis Care

Crisis Care is a telephone information and counselling service for people in crisis needing urgent help. It operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Ph: 1800 199 008

Gambling Helpline

Gambling Help WA is a free service for people with gambling problems, their partners and families. It offers a supportive environment in which to talk about the impact that gambling has on their lives as well as the opportunity to learn new ways to manage behavior.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Ph: 1800 858 858

Lifeline WA 24-Hour Crisis Telephone Counselling

Lifeline WA delivers services that aim to prevent suicide, support people in crisis and create opportunities for emotional wellbeing. In their totality, these include counselling, crisis interventions, group programs, self-care resources, personal support, training and education, information and referral services. Lifeline WA believes that suicide is preventable and that by connecting people with care that helps them through a period of emotional crisis, vulnerable people can be kept safe.

Unit 44a, 7 Aberdeen Street
East Perth, WA 6004

PERTH, WA 6842

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Ph: 13 11 14 Fax: 08 9421 1247

Living Proud LGBTI Community Services of WA
(formerly Gay & Lesbian Community Services of WA Inc)

Living Proud LGBTI Community Services of WA (formerly Gay & Lesbian Community Services of WA Inc) is a non-profit organisation which aims to promote the wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, intersex, queer and other sexuality, sex and gender diverse people in Western Australia.

Living Proud
City West Lotteries House
Room 1, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth WA 6005

Telephone Counselling:
5.30pm – 10.30pm, 7 Days

QLife Telephone Counselling Line: 1800 184 527
General and administrative enquiries: Ph: (08) 9486 9855

Mental Health Commission

The Mental Health Commission was set up in March 2010 with Australia’s first Mental Health Commissioner. It is a key step in implementing mental health reform and places Western Australia with the international leaders in mental health service delivery such as Canada, Scotland and New Zealand.

We are responsible for policy, planning and purchasing of services which is unique in established mental health commissions worldwide. However, we do not provide direct mental health services.

Level 5/ 81 St George’s Terrace
Perth, WA 6000

Ph: 08 6272 1200 Fax: 08 6272 1299

Mental Health Emergency Response Line

1300 555 788


If you have a mental illness and seek support, the Mental Illness Fellowship of Western Australia (MIFWA) can help. We offer comprehensive information and support services to people with mental illness, their carers, families and friends.

We regularly update more than 30 fact sheets about mental illness diagnoses – including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorders, serious depression and anxiety disorders. There is also information about managing mental illness and navigating WA’s legal and health service systems.

Midland Professional Centre
Level 3, 9 The Avenue (cnr Keane & The Avenue)
Midland, WA 6056

Monday to Friday: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Ph: 08 9237 8900 or 1800 985 944
Fax: 08 9250 7337

Moorditj Yarning

Moorditj Yarning is an Aboriginal-specific program of Relationships Australia WA. Services include counselling, yarning around a broad range of issues and other programs that Aboriginal community identify as useful: women’s art and craft groups, children’s traditional and contemporary dance and men’s groups.

Various locations

Ph: 1300 364 277

Psychiatric Emergency Team

A free, 24 hour telephone information service to allow mental health related issues to be discussed over the telephone. Mental Health helpline staff will provide information and advice to promote understanding of mental illness and will direct people where to go to get help and in what timeframe.

Metro: 1300 555 788
Rurallink: 1800 552 002

Red Cross

Red Cross is committed to an inclusive society where all people are valued, their differences are respected and their basic needs are met. We work to overcome social exclusion by providing bridges back into the community. We promote inclusion through our initiatives and programs, and advocate for people on the margins of Australian society.

Various locations

Ph: 08 9225 8888 Fax: 08 9325 5112

Relationships Australia 

Relationships Australia (WA) is a community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliation.

Our services are for people from all walks of life, regardless of age, race, gender or sexual preference. It does not matter whether you are single, married, divorced, living together or in a same-sex relationship, you can talk to us.

We are committed to enhancing the lives of communities, families and individuals and supporting positive and respectful relationships.

Ph: 1300 364 277


Formerly known as the Hills Community Support Group. Focus on people with disability, people with mental health issues, people who are aged, youth who are at risk, and people who help these people. In short we support people.

41a Great Northern Highway
Middle Swan, WA 6056
(Access via rear, 12 Leslie Road)

Ph: 08 6274 3700 Fax: 02 9250 1624

Ruah Centre

Ruah has a long history of providing a diverse range of services to disadvantaged members of the community and currently provides services in housing and homelessness, mental health, domestic violence and women leaving prison.

33 Shenton Street
Northbridge, WA 6003

Crisis Assistance 9am – 2pm

Ph: 08 9328 7682 Fax: 08 9328 9130

The Samaritans

Non judgemental, non religious support

Drop In Service
9am-5pm Monday to Friday (appointment recommended)

Visit us at :
60 Bagot Road
Subiaco, WA 6008

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Crisis Line – 135 247
Youthline – 08 9388 2500
Toll Free Country Line (accessible from country areas and interstate only) – 1800 198 313
Shadow of Suicide – 08 9381 5555


Workpower Community Support and Respite

Workpower Incorporated is one of Western Australia’s leading community organisations, providing a range of support services and programs for people with disability, people with mental illness, and their families and carers. Workpower offers services across the metropolitan area and in Mandurah.

157 Abernethy Rd
Belmont, WA 6104

Ph: 08 9475 3360 Fax: 08 9475 3366

Information provided on this website is for the benefit of the community. While care has been taken to ensure the information provided is up to date and accurate at the time of publication, users should be aware that details may change over time, and also that listings do not constitute a recommendation by Midland Women’s Health Care Place. Should you find any details provided on the website are no longer accurate or up to date, please contact us.