Mental health


Find out more about headspace online counselling and support here:

Mental Health Regional Triage Service:  1300 363 788

A telephone based psychiatric assessment and support service that provides 24 hour, 7 day a week access to mental health services across the Loddon Campaspe Southern Mallee region.

Head to Health –
Kids Helpline
Lifeline24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Call 13 11 14 – 24/7 Crisis Support
Text us Online
Chat with us Online


ReachOut is the most accessed online mental health service for young people and their parents in Australia.

Bendigo Community Health
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Bendigo Family and Financial Services:


QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. 3PM to MIDNIGHT, EVERY DAY
 1800 184 527

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Yarning SafeNStrong (YSNS)

Drug and Alcohol

YSAS Bendigo:  If you are between 12 – 21 years and have problems with your drug and/or alcohol use this program can help.
Phone: 54 442 969

Family Drug Support Australia: Support Line: 1300 368 186 (available 24 hours 7 days a week)

Body Image

Butterfly Foundation: Support for eating disorders and body image issues
Call our National Helpline on 1800 33 4673. You can also chat online or email


Eating Disorders Victoria: We help Victorians understand and recover from eating disorders.
Find guidance and support at every stage, from discovery to recovery.
1300 550 236

Young Carer Support and Bursary

Young Carers Network: is a nationally coordinated resource to raise young carer awareness, provide information, and direct young carers to appropriate pathways for support.
Apply for the Young Carer Bursary Program:

Parenting support

Parentlineis a phone service for parents and carers of children from birth to 18 years old. They offer confidential and anonymous counselling and support on parenting issues.
Phone: 13 22 89

ReachOut Parents: Helping parents support their teenagers through everyday issues and tough times.

Raising Children Network: is a complete online resource for Australian parents and carers. It offers trusted, reliable, free information on everyday parenting issues from pregnancy through to teens.

Victims of abuse support

The Orange Door Loddon The Orange Door in Loddon The Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need extra support with the care of children.

Phone: 1800 512 359
57 View Street Bendigo, 3552

1800RESPECT: 24 hour support for people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.
For information, referrals and counselling, please call 1800 737 732 or via web chat on this website.

Centre Against Sexual Assault