Access on-campus and community counselling plus other services and resources

We can connect you with a range of support services if you're experiencing distress. Explore the options below.

For immediate crisis intervention when life may be in danger, call 000 or go to your local hospital emergency department.

GRIFFITH CRISIS SUPPORT SERVICE

Text or call this service for help to:

  • find immediate relief from emotional distress
  • explore coping strategies for current problems or a crisis
  • safely manage any immediate threats to your life or safety
  • open pathways to find longer-term solutions
  • help you work out the next steps to take.

Contact details

1300 785 442

  • Or text 0488 884 146

Operating hours

  • Weekdays from 5 pm to 9 am.
  • Weekends and public holidays 24 hours.

Please note

Call 000 (emergency services) if you are in danger. This service does not offer ongoing counselling, but we can link you with on-campus and community counselling and wellbeing services and resources.

Suicide response and prevention

To speak to someone immediately, call:

  • Griffith University Crisis Support Service phone 1300 785 442; or text 0488 884 146; 5 pm to 9 am weekdays; 24 hours on weekends and public holidays
  • Lifeline phone 131 114
  • Suicide Callback Service phone 1300 659 467
  • Kids Helpline phone 1800 551 800 (for young people up to age 25).

If you’re concerned about someone else in relation to self-harm or suicide, there are steps you can take to help them.

Find out more

Sexual assault and harassment

If you have been, or feel you have been, subject to unwanted behaviour you can also seek support outside of Griffith University through the following services:

You can also access our personal violence counselling, which provides specialised students for domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, sexual harassment, childhood sexual abuse and other forms of personal violence or intimidation.

Personal violence counselling

Emergency hotlines

These organisations can provide immediate phone support:

  • Lifeline telephone counselling, call 131 114
  • Suicide Callback Service, call 1300 659 467
  • Mensline, call 1300 789 978
  • 1300 MH CALL 1300 642 255 is a confidential mental health telephone triage service that provides the first point of contact to public mental health services to Queenslanders. 1300 MH CALL is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will link to the caller’s nearest Queensland Public Mental Health service.

Mental health crisis services

Location

Facility

Phone

Brisbane North

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Acute Assessment

07 3834 1605

Brisbane South

Princess Alexandra Hospital, Mental Health Assessment Team

1300 858 998

Gold Coast

Mental Health Acute Care

07 5519 7660

Logan Hospital

Mental Health Assessment Team

07 3299 8056

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