Student Services
Wellbeing and Mental Health Support

Flinders University Contact

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Contact Flinders Connect
Level 0, Central Library,
Bedford Park Campus
Tel. 1300 354 633
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College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

Level 4, Room 469,
Education Building,
Bedford Park
EPSWEnquiries@flinders.edu.au
Tel. +61 8 8201 7800
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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.

 

Monday-Friday

8:45am - 5:00pm

 

For Urgent Assistance

08 8201 2118

students.flinders.edu.au

HEADSPACE

This is a service for individuals aged between 12-25.

This service can be accessed online from 9am-1am

online by visiting

headspace.org.au

CARER GATEWAY

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

carergateway.gov.au

QLIFE

This service provides support for members of the LGBTIQ+ community.

 

This service can be accessed from 3pm-12am through phone

1800 184 527

 

or online chat,

qlife.org.au/get-help

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

openarms.gov.au

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

sahealth.sa.gov.au

 

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

panda.org.au

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.

flinders.edu.au/support

BUTTERFLY FOUNDATION

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

thebutterflyfoundation

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

blueknot.org.au

LIFELINE

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

lifeline.org.au/crisis-chat

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

forums.reachout.com

HEAD TO HEALTH

Head to Health can help you find digital mental health services from some of Australia’s most trusted mental health organisations.

headtohealth.gov.au

 

ASK FLINDERS

SELF-SERVICE

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

askflinders

MENSLINE AUSTRALIA

This service provides support for males.

You can access this service 24/7 on

1300 78 99 78

or online by visiting

mensline.org.au

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

1800013 755

or online

letss.org.au

SUICIDE CALL BACK SERVICE

This service provides 24/7 support if you or someone you know is feeling suicidal.

1300 659 467

to get in touch.

 

suicidecallbackservice

SANE AUSTRALIA

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

sane.org

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.

Call Anytime

131 465

sahealth.sa.gov.au

 

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.

Monday-Friday

8am - 9am

08 8303 0590

1800 188 158

officeforwomen.sa.gov.au

 

If you feel we should add to this list, or the information has been changed, please contact the FUSWA Social Welfare Officer via email -  fuswa.welfare@gmail.com.

Thank you!