Bayside Psychology

Resources

Useful Contacts

Frankston Hospital (9784 7777)

Under 18 years Psychiatric triage (1300 369 012)

18 years + Psychiatric Hotline (1300 792 977)

Helplines

Kids Helpline (1800 551 800) – A national 24 hour telephone counselling service for children and adolescents

Lifeline (131 114) – A national 24 hour telephone counselling service for most ages

Suicide Helpline (1300 651 251) – Free support 24 hours a day Victoria wide

Suicide Callback Service (1300 659 467) – A national 24 hour telephone and online counselling service for those who are suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, or have been affected by suicide

Websites

Australian Psychological Society – The APS is the professional organisation for psychologists in Australia. The ‘Psychology for the Public’ tab contains some excellent information for those wanting to learn more about our profession, the education required to become a psychologist, and the professional standards we must meet. In addition, there is extensive information on the many issues that we see our clients for.

Depression and Anxiety

Black Dog Institute – Information on depression and mood disorders such as Bipolar

Beyond Blue – Information on anxiety and depression

Drugs and Substance abuse

Australian Drug Information Network – Australia’s leading drug and alcohol search directory providing information on alcohol, drugs, and mental health