The Sonder team is here to support you with any acute situations you might be in and help navigate all the resources available to find what's best for you for your mental health journey.

We are lucky to have an abundance of free mental health support and resources available in Australia and New Zealand available to access. We've included a list below that we recommend depending on your personal situation.

Australia

  • Health Direct - 1800 022 222 - find a General Practitioner (GP)
  • Beyondblue - 1300 22 4636 & Online Chat. Nation-wide depression, suicide, anxiety disorders and other related mental illnesses support.
  • Kids helpline - 1800 55 1800 & Web Chat - Under 25’s, parent & teachers advice and counselling.
  • Relationship Helpline - 1800 050 321 - Families, Relationship breakdown, parents counselling.
  • Mensline Australia - 1300 78 99 78 - National 24-hour telephone support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns.
  • Butterfly Helpline - 1800 334 673 - Online chat support for eating disorders and body image issues.
  • GriefLine - 1300 845 745 - Hotline and Online chat for struggling with grief or trauma after a death.
  • Red Nose - 1300 308 307 - 24/7 Hotline for members struggling with Grief after a family or friends death.
  • Carer Gateway - 1800 422 737 - Advice and support for members out of work, or seeking a job.
  • Q-Life - 1800 184 527 -National counselling and referral service for LGBTI people.
  • Panda - 1300 726 306 - Post and Pre-Natal depression/anxiety.
  • 1800 Respect- 1800 737 732 - Domestic Violence and Harassment counselling.
  • Mensline Australia - 1300 78 99 78 - National 24-hour telephone support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns.
  • Gambling Help - 1800 858 858 - 24/7 Counselling and online chat for members struggling with gambling concerns.
  • Drug and Alcohol Counselling
    NSW - 1800 250 015
    QLD - 1800 177 833
    VIC - 1800 888 236
    SA - 1300 13 1340
    WA - 1800 198 024
    ACT - 5124 9977

New Zealand

  • Healthline - 0800 611 116 - Healthline is staffed by an experienced team that includes registered nurses, paramedics and health advisors, who can provide you with health information and advice on care.
  • Lifeline - 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) - Lifeline Aotearoa’s helpline and textline provides 24/7, confidential support from qualified counsellors and trained volunteers.
  • 1737 - Need to talk? free call or text 1737 anytime or free call 0800 1737 1737 (if calling through a switchboard) & request connection to crisis team in the local area.
  • Depression Helpline - 0800 111 757 or free text 4202 - When we are anxious or depressed it can change the way we think, feel and act. Dealing with the tough times can be hard but you’re not alone. Take a small step by getting ideas or support on how to take care of yourself and others.
  • 0800 WHAT'S UP - 0800 942 8787 - 0800 WHAT'S UP is a FREE confidential counselling helpline and web-chat service for children and teenagers.
  • 0800 KIDSLINE - 0800 54 37 54 - We are New Zealand's only 24/7 helpline for children and young people, run by specially trained youth volunteers.
  • Samaritans - 0800 726 666 - Confidential, non‑judgemental & non‑religious support.
  • Healthpoint NZ healthcare providers.
  • Youthline - Free call 0800 376 633 | Free text 234 - Need Someone to Talk to Privately? Call Our Free Helpline for Support. Sometimes you just a need a shoulder to lean on. Talk privately on what is bothering you. Free Call. Free Text. Our Centres all around NZ.

We understand that it can feel overwhelming to know where to start, so that's where the team at Sonder comes in. We are here not only to provide help in times of need but to also help you navigate your way to find the ongoing support that is right for you.

Whether it's a question you have or you need support by your side, click the button below to chat to a member of the Sonder team.

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