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If you are feeling overwhelmed by life and finding it hard to cope you have come to the right place. Help is at hand. You are not alone.

CatholicCare recognises that everyone experiences tough times, but sometimes things get really tough and we can’t solve the problems by ourselves. Going through a difficult situation alone can be stressful, confusing and exhausting. You can reach out to any of the organisations below – many are available 24 hours a day. Their experienced staff will listen and support you with care and without judgement. Their websites also include lots of valuable information. You may be referred back to CatholicCare’s many wrap around services.

Call 000 (emergency services) if your life is in danger

BeyondBlue
Support and information on anxiety, depression and suicide.
P: 1300 22 4636
W: www.beyondblue.org.au

Kids Helpline
Confidential phone counselling service for young people 5 – 25 years.
P: 1800 55 1800
W: www.kidshelpline.com.au

Lifeline
24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention helpline.
P: 13 11 14
W: www.lifeline.org.au

Link2Home
24/7 helpline people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
P: 1800 152 152

MensLine Australia
24/7 phone and online support service for Australian men.
P: 1300 78 99 78
W: www.mensline.org.au

National Domestic Family & Sexual Violence Counselling Service
Confidential information, counselling and supports.
P: 1800 737 732
W: www.1800respect.org.au

NSW Domestic Violence Line
24/7 helpline for information, support and referrals to services near you.
P: 1800 656 463
W:  www.speakout.dcj.nsw.gov.au

Remember CatholicCare provide a range of family support services that directly address family wellbeing, parenting, relationships and more. We work in partnership with other organisations and agencies and refer families as needed. Contact details for our Family Centres can be found here.

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