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National Mental Health Helpline extended hours during COVID-19

National Mental Health Helpline

1300 643 287 (1300 MHF AUS)

COVID-19 has affected over 2 million people worldwide. During these unprecedented times, the Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA) has seen a significant growth in demand for their services.

Mental Health Foundation Australia runs the Natinoal Mental Health Helpline – a FREE and CONFIDENTIAL service that provides mental health information, support, referra; and professional counselling serivces for people in distress.

Due to growing demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mental Health Foundation Australia has received sponsorship of $10,000 from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia to further extend their nationwide service hours to 9:00am – 11:00pm, 7 days a week. The sevice is staffed by trained professionals.

If you or someone you know requires mental health support, please call the National Mental Health Helpline on 1300 643 287