Crisis links

Our podcast deals with serious and often distressing incidents. If you feel at any time you need support, please contact your local crisis centre. Please see below for suggested links for confidential assistance.

Australia

ACT For Kids – Services for children and families who have experienced or are at risk of child abuse and neglect

Kids Helpline – Confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25

1800 Respect – Nationwide service for victims of rape, sexual assault and domestic and family violence

Victim Support Australia – Support for victims of crime

Men’s Line – Service for men with family and relationship concerns

Lifeline Australia – Australia’s leading suicide prevention service

Beyond Blue – Anxiety, depression and suicide prevention support

Headspace – Mental health support for young people under the age of 25

 

United States

Childhelp – National child abuse hotline

RAINN – The USA’s largest anti-sexual violence organisation

The Hotline – National domestic and family violence hotline

Victim Connect – Resource centre for victims of crime

Lifeline – National Suicide Prevention

Make the Connection – Resource for veterans struggling with issues

 

United Kingdom

Paladin – National stalking advocacy service

SupportLine – Helpline offering support to child and adult victims of rape, sexual assault and abuse

Refuge – Domestic and family abuse support

Victim Support – Resources for victims of crime

Mind – Mental health support

Sane – Mental health helpline 

 

Canada 

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime

Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres

Ending Violence Association of Canada – Provides resources and links to shelters for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse

The Lifeline Canada Foundation – Mental health and suicide prevention service 

Kids Help Phone – Mental health services for children and young adults

 

New Zealand

Rape crisis services

It’s not OK – Family violence support and resources 

Women’s Refuge – Support for women experiencing domestic and family violence

Victim Support – Support for victims of crime

Lifeline – Mental health support and suicide prevention

Kidsline – 24/7 helpline for children and young people

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