Resources and Contacts

Suicide Prevention Support

The ATAPS Suicide Support Line is a national initiative and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure individuals have access to expert mental health support around the clock. Qualified support counsellors are available to support individuals over the phone when they cannot reach their regular health care provider. The hotline number is 1800 859 585.

The Suicide Call Back Service is funded by the Australian Government which provides counselling to people at risk of suicide. People affected by suicide can be contacted on 1300 659 467.


Finding your way back - A resource for people who have attempted suicide »
Guiding their way back - A resource for people who are supporting someone after a suicide attempt »
Finding our way back - A resource for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples after a suicide attempt»

A Contributing Life: The 2013 National Report Card on Suicide and Mental Health »
Suicide Risk Assessment Tool »
Quick Reference Card: Bio Psycho-Social »
Risk-Assessment and Safety Plan »
Suicide Risk Protective Factors »

Top End Mental Health Service Guide »
Click here to download the AIMhi Stay Strong iPad App.
To view the Darwin and Alice Spring Directories of Psychological Services click here »
Supporting Aboriginal Mental Health Workers »


Medicare Online Support »
GP Psych Support Service »
Mental Health Carers NT »
Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia »
TEAMhealth »
Mental Health Association of Central Australia »
Black Dog Institute »
Mindhealthconnect »
HealthDirect »
Northern Territory Mental Health Coalition »
Northern Territory Crisis Assessment Telephone Triage and Liaison Service »
Suicide Prevention Australia »
Lifeline »
ATAPS Suicide Prevention Clinical Support Service »
On the line Professional remote counselling »

Phone Assistance

Lifeline: 13 11 14
Kids Help Line: 1800 551 800
After Hours Help Line (healthdirect Australia): 1800 022 222, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
After Hours GP Help Line (healthdirect Australia): 1800 022 222