Support is available for anyone who may be depressed or for a family member or carer who may be concerned about someone by calling:
beyondblue 1300 22 46 36 – information & referral service; not counselling; information on depression in languages other than English can be obtained from the website. http://www.beyondblue.org.au/index.aspx?
SANE Helpline 1800 18 7263 – information, referral and advice; not counselling.
Lifeline 131 114 – 24hr phone counselling service.
Salvo Care Line 1 300 363 622 – 24hr phone counselling service and referral.
All these services are completely confidential.
http://moodgym.anu.edu.au a free, interactive, online self-help guide
Beating the Blues: A Self-Help Approach to Overcoming Depression by Susan Tanner and Jillian Ball