Useful resources and tools to provide support with mental health.
Australian farmers and regional communities are currently facing challenging circumstances, and AuctionsPlus is committed to supporting our agricultural community through the tough times. If you or someone you know is experiencing distress, or simply needs someone to chat with, assistance is within reach. The following resources offer support to those requiring help:
In an emergency, call 000.
Crisis helplines available around the clock include:
Lifeline (13 11 14)
Beyond Blue (1300 224 636)
Lifeline (13 11 14) and Beyond Blue (1300 224 636) are crisis helplines available 24/7.
Mental health lines available for your state include:
NSW: Mental Health Line (1800 011 511)
QLD: Health Direct (13 43 25 84)
VIC: Mental Health Services - check the website for contact details for your area.
NT: The Mental Health Line (1800 682 288)
WA: Rurallink (1800 676 822)
SA: Community mental health services (13 14 65)
TAS: Mental Health Access Hotline (1800 332 388)
Some other key mental health support hotlines include:
Suicide Call Back Service (1300 659 467): free, 24/7 counselling for anyone affected by suicidal thoughts.
MensLine Australia (1800 903 919): around-the-clock, professional counselling support with men's mental health, available via phone or online.
The AuctionsPlus team strives to go above and beyond to create a positive and trusted environment for our agricultural community. Supporting the mental health of our community forms a key part of this commitment to our partners, customers and vendors.