Research sources


Current research and statistics about suicide, mental health and mental illness in Australia can be obtained from the organisations listed below.

 

General

Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.abs.gov.au
Phone: 1300 135 070
Black Dog Institute
www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
Phone:(02) 9382 4523
Australian Government Department of Health
and Ageing
www.mentalhealth.gov.au
Phone: (02) 6289 1555 OR free call 1800 020 103
Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression
www.crufad.com
Phone: (02) 8382 1408
Australian Institute of Family Studies
www.aifs.org.au
Phone: (03) 9214 7888
LIFE: National Suicide Prevention website
www.livingisforeveryone.com.au
Phone: (08) 8398 8408
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
www.aihw.gov.au
Phone: (02) 6244 1000
Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria
www.mhri.edu.au
Phone: (03) 9388 1633
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
www.griffith.edu.au/health/australian-institute-suicide-research-prevention
Phone: (07) 3735 3382
Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research
www.qcsr.uq.edu.au
Phone: (07) 3271 8660
beyondblue
www.beyondblue.org.au
Phone: (03) 9810 6100
SANE Australia
www.sane.org
Phone: (03) 9682 5933
Suicide Prevention Australia
www.suicidepreventionaust.org
Phone: (02) 9223 3333
 

 

State Health Departments

ACT Health and Community Care,
Mental Health Services
www.health.act.gov.au
Phone: (02) 6205 1065
SA Health
www.sahealth.sa.gov.au
Phone: (08) 8226 6000
NSW Health
Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office
www.health.nsw.gov.au/mhdao
Phone: (02) 9391 9000
Tas Health and Human Services,
Mental Health Services
www.dchs.tas.gov.au/mentalhealth
Phone: (03) 6230 7780
NT Health Department
Mental Health Unit
www.health.nt.gov.au/mental_health
Phone: (08) 8999 2553
Vic Department of Health
Mental Health, Drugs and Regions
www.health.vic.gov.au
Phone: (03) 9096 1314
Qld Health
www.health.qld.gov.au
Phone: (07) 3234 0111
WA Department of Health
Mental Health Commission
www.mentalhealth.wa.gov.au
Phone: (08) 6272 1200

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au
Phone: (08) 9370 6336
Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH)
www.health.gov.au
Email:oatsih.enquiries@health.gov.au
Phone: (02) 6289 1555
LIFE: National Suicide Prevention website: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Gateway
www.livingisforeveryone.com.au
For Aboriginal Medical Services:
Vibe Australia
Healthy Vibe: Race Around the Surgery
www.vibe.com.au


Multicultural

ACT Transcultural Mental Health Network
Phone: (02) 6207 6867
Multicultural Mental Health Australia (MMHA)
www.mmha.org.au
Phone: (02) 9840 3333
NSW Transcultural Mental Health Centre
Phone: (02) 9840 3800
Migrant Resource Centre Southern Tasmania Inc.
www.mrchobart.org.au    
Phone: (03) 6221 0999
Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre
www.health.qld.gov.au/pahospital/qtmhc/default.asp
Phone: (07) 3167 8333
Victorian Transcultural Psychiatry Unit
www.vtpu.org.au
Phone: 03 9288 3300
Migrant Health Service, Adelaide
Phone: (08) 8237 3900
West Australian Transcultural Mental Health Centre
Phone: 08 9224 1760

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