Where and how to find help

For urgent and crisis mental health support for doctors, medical students, their partners and spouses call

1300 374 377 (1300 Dr4Drs) *

24/7, 365 days, free and confidential

OR

Lifeline 13 11 14

For non-urgent mental health support for doctors, medical students, their partners and spouses call to make an appointment with an experienced and trained counsellor or psychologist.

1300 374 377 (1300 Dr4Drs) *

24/7, 365 days, free and confidential

Doctors and medical students, their partners and spouses who would like to speak to a LGBTQIA+ counsellor call 1300 374 377*

(24/7 for making appointments; appointments during business hours)

Free and confidential

To speak to an experienced and supportive colleague in the ACT call

1300 374 377 (1300 Dr4Drs)

24/7, 365 days, free and confidential

Doctors and medical students in Tasmania wanting to speak to an experienced and supportive colleague, call

1300 374 377

24/7, 365 days, for confidential support

Doctors and medical students wanting to speak to an experienced and supportive colleague in NSW call

02 9437 6552

24/7, 365 days, for confidential or anonymous support

Doctors and medical students wanting to speak to an experienced and supportive colleague in Victoria call

03 9280 8712

24/7

Doctors and medical students in the Northern Territory and South Australia wanting to speak to an experienced and supportive colleague call

08 8366 0250

24/7, 365 days

Doctors and medical students in Queensland wanting to speak to an experienced and supportive colleague call

07 3833 4352

24/7, 365 days

Doctors and medical students in Western Australia wanting to speak to an experienced and supportive colleague call

08 9321 3098

24/7, 365 days

Further information on all the services available through the Drs4Drs Australia-wide network is here drs4drs.com.au/getting-help

* These services are provided by qualified and experience psychologists and counsellors under contract with Converge International. Counsellors and psychologists must complete our “Be a doctor for doctors” learning modules before counselling doctors and medical students.