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News & Advocacy
I am in crisis
The national depression initiative website features comprehensive news and information to support mental wellbeing. Trained Counsellors are available 24/7: Call 1800 512 348.
Beyond Blue's Mental Health Coaching for Small Businesses (a free and confidential mental health coaching program for small business owners and sole traders) can be accessed
(13 11 14)
Crisis Support and Suicide Prevention Services. If you don’t like talking on the phone you can text 0477 13 11 14 between 5.30pm and 11.30pm when you are feeling depressed, suicidal or in need of support and a Lifeline crisis supporter will text with you.
LawCare Program and Support Groups and Services
The Society operates this program and we encourage legal practitioners to access these services if they are experiencing social and psychological problems (or any problem that is interfering with, or could interfere with, their work performance) or if they wish to speak with and receive support from a colleague in the profession on a confidential basis.
Domestic, family or sexual violence
Support for women experiencing domestic, family or sexual violence is available via:
Domestic Violence Crisis Line: 1800 800 098
Yarrow Place – Rape and Sexual Assault Service: 1800 817 421
1800RESPECT: National 24 Hr Help Line. 1800 737 732
Reach Out -
Includes tools and apps (https://au.reachout.com/tools-and-apps) focused on managing relationships with alcohol and other substances (eg. Daybreak or I am Sober)
Suicide Callback Service