Wellbeing and Mental Health Support
Flinders University Contact
Contact Flinders Connect
Level 0, Central Library,
Bedford Park Campus
Tel. 1300 354 633
College of Education, Psychology and Social Work
Level 4, Room 469,
Tel. +61 8 8201 7800
Remember, if you are in an emergency, or at immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, please contact emergency services on '000'.
FLINDERS COUNSELLING SERVICE
A great resource for all Flinders University students to use throughout during their academic journey. This service offers support for both academic and personal issues.
8:45am - 5:00pm
For Urgent Assistance
08 8201 2118
Carer Gateway is a national online and phone service providing great practical information and online resources to support carers.
The interactive service finder connects you local support services.
Support Offered 24/7
OPEN ARMS - VETERANS AND FAMILIES COUNSELLING
This military services organisation provides free and confidential, nationwide counselling and support for mental health conditions including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, sleep disturbance and anger management.
They are available 24/7 on 1800 011 046
MENTAL HEALTH TRIAGE LINE
This service provides information and advice in an emergency or crisis situation.
Staffed by trained mental health professionals, they can be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
13 14 65
PANDA (PERINATAL ANXIETY & DEPRESSION AUSTRALIA)
Perinatal is before and after giving birth, this service can be accessed if you are pregnant or have recently given birth.
The service provides information, counselling and referrals, and is staffed by trained volunteers, as well as professional counsellors.
PANDA is available Monday - Friday
9:00am - 7:30pm AEST on 1300 726 306
FLINDERS SUPPORT NETWORK
Flinders understands that sometimes the pressures of University and personal life can become difficult to manage, but there are a wide variety of support services available to help you.
Click on the link below to discover the range of academic, career, wellbeing and financial support services available.
This organisation provides support surrounding eating disorders, disordered eating, body image and related issues.
You can access this from
8am-12am by calling
1800 33 4673
BLUE KNOT FOUNDATION HELPLINE
This service provides help, information, support or referral for adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse. They are available 9:00am - 5:00pm AEST, every day of the week.
1300 657 380
They provide 24-hour crisis counselling. This service can be accessed through
13 11 14
Lifeline also have a text service which runs from 12pm - midnight (AEST) on
0477 13 11 14
They also offer an online chat services from 7:00pm - midnight (AEST) online
ALCOHOL AND DRUG INFORMATION SERVICE
ADIS is a confidential telephone counselling, information and referral service for individuals or anyone concerned about family and friends, students and health professionals.
Support Offered 24/7
1300 13 1340
REACH OUT PEER SUPPORT FORUM
(14 - 25 YEARS)
ReachOut provides young people with a place to share their experiences.
Their forums aim to reduce isolation, create connections and help individuals aged 14 - 25 find solutions with the support from a community who have similar lived experiences.
Support Offered 24/7
For the quickest answers, search Flinders frequently asked questions or browse by category. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, you can submit an enquiry via 'request support'.
1300 354 633 (option 2)
Central Library, Bedford Park
Monday & Tuesday: 9am to 5pm
Wednesday: 9.30am to 5pm
Thursday & Friday: 9am to 5pm
LIVED EXPERIENCE TELEPHONE SUPPORT SERVICE (LETSS)
This service connects you with trained individuals who have lived experience.
You can access them between 5pm - 11.30pm either through the phone
SANE provides support and education for those with a mental illness so they can lead a better life.
They are available
Monday - Friday
10:00am - 10:00pm.
There phone number is
1800 18 7263
MENTAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICE
This service is staffed by mental health clinicians 24/7 provides a comprehensive range of advice and support including access to psychiatrists.
WOMEN'S INFORMATION SERVICE
WIS discuss options and choices relevant to individual situations.
They offer support and services for a wide range of situations such as domestic/family violence, sexual assault and safety, financial security, health and wellbeing, relationship and family advice.
8am - 9am
08 8303 0590
1800 188 158
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