It’s important to remember that you don’t need to be in crisis to seek help.
Health in Gear offers free phone support for drivers, and counselling for owner drivers and their families. Our team understand the day-to-day challenges of driving trucks.
Call 1800 In Gear (1800 464 327), Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm AEDT.
Lifeline – Call 13 11 14 for crisis support at anytime.
Lifeline offers free phone crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Lifeline Text 0477 13 11 14 – available 12pm to midnight AEST.
The SMS-based crisis support service is available for people who prefer to text rather than talk. Any person in Australia can receive support from a Crisis Supporter by text message every night.
Lifeline Chat – available online 7pm to midnight AEST.
The online chat service is available for people who prefer to type rather than talk. Any person in Australia can chat with a Crisis Supporter through the Lifeline Australia website each night.
Beyond Blue – Call 1300 224 636 anytime.
Beyond Blue offers free phone support service counselling by trained mental health professionals who will listen, provide information and advice, and point you in the right direction for further support.
Beyond Blue Web Chat – chat online 1pm to midnight (AEST).
Beyond Blue offers free online support service counselling for people who prefer to type rather than talk.
Mensline Australia– Call 1300 789 978 or chat online anytime.
Mensline is a free online and phone counselling service for men with emotional health and relationship concerns.
headspace– Call 1800 650 890 or chat online.
Headspace provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 – 25 years and their families and friends. If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.
National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline – Call 1800 250 015 anytime.
The National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline offers free and confidential advice about alcohol and other drugs.
Alcoholics Anonymous(AA) Australia – Call 1300 222 222.
AA offers advice and support to stop using alcohol and other drugs.
Rural Financial Counselling Service – Call 1800 900 090.
If you are experiencing, or at risk of, financial hardship you can talk to a rural financial counsellor. It is a free, confidential service. They can give you individual support to meet your needs and help you to make the right decisions for your business.