Others who can help

There are many places to find support when you need it.

Mates4Mates is here to help, and we’re not alone. Within Australia, there’s a number of organisations that can help you and your family. Whether it’s discussing your concerns with a trusted GP or contacting the below organisations – it’s time to reach out.

Open Arms

A 24-hour crisis support service providing counselling and support services to Australia's military community and their families. 
www.openarms.gov.au 
1800 011 046

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Here to support those who serve or have served through programs of care, compensation, commemoration and support. 
www.dva.gov.au
1800 555 254

Legacy

A charity providing services to Australian families suffering after the injury or death of a spouse or parent, during or after their Defence Force service.
www.legacy.com.au
1800 534 229

RSL Queensland

Advocacy, employment, health and wellbeing support, including financial and homelessness assistance, for all current and former Australian Defence Force members and their families. 
www.rslqld.org 
13 47 75

Lifeline

A charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. 
www.lifeline.org.au  
13 11 14

Beyond Blue

A charity working to address issues associated with depression, suicide and anxiety disorders. 
www.beyondblue.org.au
1300 224 636