Ten to Men does not directly offer advice or health services. See our list of men's health services to find support for your health or mental health.


Helplines and telephone counselling

If you believe a person is in immediate danger, call Police on 000.

If you or someone you know is in crisis and you are unsure which service to call, phone Lifeline on 13 11 14 or the Suicide Call-Back Service on 1300 659 467.

Both are available from anywhere in Australia 24 hours a day (toll free) and provide generalist crisis counselling, information and referral services.

If you or someone you know needs non-immediate help, our list of helplines and telephone counselling services may be able to assist you.

General support

  • Police Assistance Line (non-emergencies)
    Ph: 13 14 44
  • Health Direct
    24/7 free telephone service for health advice for people of all ages. For anyone needing immediate health advice from a registered nurse, select option 3
    Ph: 1800 022 222
  • Poisons Information Centre
    Advice on poisons, overdose, bites, envenomation, and plants
    Ph: 13 11 26

Mental health and crisis support

Alcohol and drug related support

  • Counselling Online
    24/7 free telephone and online support for people with alcohol or drug-related concerns.
    Ph: Visit the website to find the phone number in your state.
  • Family Drug Support Australia
    24/7 support for families affected by drug and alcohol issues.
    Ph: 1300 368 186
  • National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline
    Help and support for all people affected by drug and alcohol abuse.
    Ph: 1800 250 015

Gambling-related support

LGBTIQA+ support

  • QLife
    Free telephone and online support for people wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings, or relationships.
    Ph: 1800 184 527
  • Black Rainbow
    Health and wellbeing support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBQTIA+SB communities

Sexual, domestic, and family violence support

  • 1800RESPECT
    24/7 free telephone and online support for people impacted by or concerned about domestic, family or sexual violence.
    Ph: 1800 737 732
  • Relationships Australia
    Services that promote respectful relationships.
    Ph: 1300 364 277

Disaster support

  • Disaster Assist
    For individuals and families impacted by a disaster and in need of Australian Government assistance.
    Ph: 180 2266
  • Recovery Connect
    A simple search tool to find nearby services during and after a disaster or major natural event. Select a disaster or natural event, type of assistance needed and enter a location (address, suburb or postcode) to search.