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COVID-19 Update Helplines

Listed below are some of the many websites and help lines available to individuals. 

Please don’t hesitate to seek assistance!

OrganisationContact Details 
FindHelp Tas [1]https://www.findhelptas.org.au/ [1]Connecting you with local community services.
Lifeline [2]13 11 1424 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
A Tasmanian Lifeline [3]1800 98 44 34Lifeline Tasmania has set up a new service for Tasmanians, specifically to deal with unprecedented demand for information, advice and support because of the coronavirus pandemic.
These are not normal times. Many Tasmanians experiencing stress, anxiety, worry, fear and a sense of helplessness because of the pandemic are strongly encouraged to seek assistance by calling this new Lifeline Tasmania service.
Beyond Blue [4]1300 224 636Provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
MensLine Australia  [5]1300 789 978 03 8371 2851A telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way. 
Kids Helpline [6]1800 551 800A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
Headspace [7]1800 650 890Free online and telephone service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families going through a tough time.
Public Health Hotline [8]1800 671 738Public Health Services works to improve and protect the health and wellbeing of all Tasmanians. We partner with individuals, groups and communities statewide to achieve this outcome.
Business Tasmania Hotline [9]1800 440 026Tasmanian government’s online resource for Tasmanian micro, small and medium enterprises (SME)
Carers Australia [10]1800 242 636Short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers and their families in each state and territory.
QLife [11]1800 184 527Counselling and referral service for LGBTI people. 
Relationships Australia [12]1300 364 277A provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.
1800 RESPECT [13]1800 737 732Confidential information, counselling and support service open 24 hours to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.
Rural Alive and Well (RAW) [14]1300 4357 6283Non for profit organisation helping individuals, families and the community through mental health issues with a focus on suicide prevention.     
Reach Out [15]https://au.reachout.com/ [15]Online mental health organisation for young people and parents. Practical support, tools and tips help young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough times – and the information we offer parents makes it easier for them to help their teenagers, too.

The National COVID Older Persons Information Line on 1800 171 866.

For the latest information on Coronavirus refer to the Department of Health Website [17], and the National Coronavirus Health Information Line 1800 020 080 is available for anyone requiring further information.