Head to Health

Head to Health Phone Service

Find the supports that are right for you

Head to Health is a free confidential phone service that works to find the mental health support that best meets your needs.

Call Head to Health on 1800 595 212, between 8.30am – 5pm weekdays (except public holidays) to talk to a trained mental health professional.

We will work with you, helping to connect you with mental health services and provide guidance on what support is available in your local area. If you are looking for suitable mental health service in your local community – talk to us at Head to Health.

This is not a crisis or emergency service. If you need immediate help or are at risk of harm to yourself or others, call 000 now.

Connecting you to the mental health support
that's best for you

Whether you are trying to improve your own sense of wellbeing, looking for help with something that is bothering you, or helping someone you care about - Head to Health is a good place to start.

Find support for someone you care about

Head to Health can offer information and advice for family, friends and carers of people in need of mental health support. If you are looking to find a mental health service for someone you care about, you can call Head to Health on 1800 595 212. The friendly team can explain what support is available and how to locate a mental health service near you. There are things you can do to support or encourage someone to see a mental health professional. Head to Health can be a good place to start.

Information for health professionals

If you are health professional seeking information on mental health services available in your region or how to refer a patient, you can contact Head to Health. The team can assist in determining the most appropriate referral pathway for your patients. In addition, Head to Health can complete an Initial Assessment and Referral (IAR) to help decide on the right level of mental health care based on your patients situation and needs.

Head to Health

Digital Mental
health services

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

Provided by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care, Head to Health brings together apps, online programs, online forums, and phone services, as well as a range of digital information resources.

Head to Health website

A gateway to digital mental health resources from trusted service providers.

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