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No matter what you're facing

We want you to know that people have been where you are now.
Things can get better. Healing is possible.

Your mental health is important. Some days are better than others and we all need a helping hand from time to time. 
Wherever you are in your mental health journey, Cars For Hope aims to provide a bridge connecting you to the help you deserve.

It is our hope that you, never, ever, give up.


If you are faced with a serious emergency situation, contact your local emergency services immediately.

Call Triple Zero (000). All Triple Zero calls are free.


13 11 14

Anyone can call Lifeline. The 13 11 14 service offers a counselling service that respects everyone’s right to be heard, understood and cared for.

Kids Helpline
1800 55 1800

A free 24-hour Telephone and online counselling for young people aged between 5 and 25 in Australia.

MensLine Australia
1300 78 99 78

Counselling, information and referral services for men with family and relationship concerns.

Suicide Call Back Service
1300 659 467

A free, nationwide telephone service that offers short to medium term support for people at risk of suicide, their carers, and those bereaved by suicide.

QLife Australia
1800 184 527

A phone and online chat counselling service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex Australians.

Open Arms
1800 011 046

Australia’s leading provider of mental health assessment and counselling for Australian veterans and their families.

Information and resources

The Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit, educational, research, clinical and community-oriented facility offering specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder.


Headspace has been set up to help young people aged 12-25 and their families to deal  with depression, anxiety, alcohol, eating disorders and self harm. You can access help from experts online or visit your local Headspace centre.

SANE Australia

A charity that helps people suffering from mental illness and their families. It produces a range of publications and videos and provides a telephone information service and an online help service.

Head to Health

If you’re trying to improve your own mental health, or support somebody else with mental health issues, Head to Health provides links to trusted Australian online and phone supports, resources and treatment options.


yourtown provide help and reassurance to those experiencing life challenges that include: physical and emotional abuse, alcohol and drug abuse and mental illness. They offer one-on-one counselling to thousands of young people and their families. is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service. It’s anonymous, open 24/7 and filled with loads of facts and info, stories, videos, blogs and forums where you can connect with others going through the same stuff as you.

Beyond Blue

Devoted to increasing awareness and understanding of depression in the community. Its website contains useful depression resources. They also provide 24 hour telephone information service which is available to provide information on depression and anxiety.


You will find resources to locate help and healthcare professionals as well as information about causes, symptoms and various treatment options in managing depression.


This organisation committed to the prevention of suicide and its website has a useful list of tips for conducting a conversation with someone who may be struggling on their own.

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

The national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/transgender, intersex, queer and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people.

Suicide Prevention Australia

The national peak body for the suicide prevention sector in Australia with a role in providing policy advice to governments, community awareness and public education, increased involvement in research and a future role in leading Australia’s engagement internationally.

Disclaimer: Whilst Cars For Hope believes in the power of professional help, you are responsible for selecting the provider or treatment. Cars For Hope cannot accept responsibility for any of the services provided by these or any other providers.