Mental Health Resources

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act.

Below you will find local mental health resources in your area that can assist you, as well as online resources and helplines.

Local Services

Busselton Community Mental Health Clinic

9am-4pm Monday to Friday

Busselton Health Campus, Mill Road, Busselton WA 6280

Provides specialist community mental health services to adults, adolescents and children along with clinic based and outreach services.

(08) 9753 6400

24 HOUR CONTACT 1800 552 002

Busselton Community Safe Space

Friday nights 5pm- 9pm

Beach Lfy Café  - Shop 2 /86 West Street, Busselton

Drop in space for those in distress

GP Down South 

3/69 Duchess St, Busselton WA 6280 

08 9754 3662

Opening hours: 8:30 am-4:40pm

GP Down South provides Mental Health Services, the 3 Tier Youth Mental Health Program, Chronic Disease Management, Down South Aboriginal Health Services and until recently an innovative home based Parenting Support Program. Our funding is predominantly through Commonwealth and State Health Departments, with Commonwealth funding received via WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA).


7 Harris Road

08 6164 0680

Monday to Thursday

Headspace Busselton supports young people 12 - 25 with mild to moderate mental health, substance use, work and study as well as physical health concerns and their family and friends

Lamp Busselton

226 Bussell Hwy, Busselton WA 6280

08 9754 1834

9am-4:30pm Monday to Friday

Provides a vast array of support services for people facing mental health issues. Including day to day living skills, education, training, housing, support, respite services, one on one support and youth services.


0490 094 994 

Supporting the emotional wellbeing of parents and their journey into parenthood

Richmond Wellbeing - Busselton

1 Powell Ct, West Busselton WA 6280

08 9781 1200

Provide supported residential care for clients struggling with mental health issues. 

Southwest Counselling

08 9754 2052

Services are available Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Offices are currently in Busselton, Dunsborough and Margaret River. Phone and Virtual sessions are also available.

Southwest Mental Health Services

Busselton Health Campus, Mill Road, Busselton WA 6280

08 9782 1444

Professional support for people struggling with a mental health crisis.

Southwest Aboriginal Medical Service (SWAMS)

88 Duchess St, Busselton WA 6280  

08 9726 6080

Monday 10am- 4pm, Wednesday 10am- 12:30pm, Thursday 9:30am- 3:30pm           

Provide health care services to Aboriginal people including those struggling with mental health issues.

Online Resources

Mobile Apps

  • Calm harm
  • Headspace
  • The check in
  • Breakup shakeup
  • Chats for life
  • Daylio
  • Emoods mood tracker
  • Health tap
  • I am sober
  • Mood mission
  • Mood path
  • Nike+ run club
  • Pause
  • Recovery record
  • Self-help for anxiety management
  • My study life
  • Mood meter
  • Mind shift
  • Optimism
  • My Mood Tracker
  • Deep Sleep
  • Depression Check
  • Strava



If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs help now, call triple zero (000). You can also call Lifeline on 13 11 14 — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Beyond Blue aims to increase awareness of depression and anxiety and reduce stigma. Call 1300 22 4636, 24 hours/7 days a week, chat online or email.

Blue Knot Foundation

Blue Knot Foundation Helpline is the National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma. It provides support, education and resources for the families and communities of adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse. Call 1300 657 380, Monday – Sunday between 9am – 5pm AEST or via email

Butterfly Foundation

Butterfly Foundation's National Helpline is a free, confidential service that provides information, counselling and treatment referral for people with eating disorders, and body image and related issues. Call 1800 33 4673, 8am-midnight AEST / 7 days a week, chat online or email.


Eheadspace provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 – 25 and their families and friends. Call 1800 650 890, 9am – 1am AEST / 7 days a week, chat online or email.

Friend Line

Friend Line supports anyone who's feeling lonely, needs to reconnect or just wants a chat. You can call them 7 days a week on 1800 424 287, or chat online with one of their trained volunteers. All conversations with Friend Line are anonymous.

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free 24/7 confidential and private counselling service specifically for children and young people aged 5 – 25. Call 1800 55 1800.


Lifeline provides 24-hour crisis counselling, support groups and suicide prevention services. Call 13 11 14, text 0477 13 11 14 or chat online.


MensLine Australia is a professional telephone and online counselling service offering support to Australian men. Call 1300 78 99 78, 24 hours/7 days a week, chat online or organise a video chat.

Mind Spot

Mind Spot is a free telephone and online service for people with anxiety, stress, low mood or depression. It provides online assessment and treatment for anxiety and depression. Mind Spot is not an emergency or instant response service. Call 1800 61 44 34.


QLife provides nationwide telephone and web-based services for lesbian peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. Call 1800 184 527, 3pm – 12am (midnight) AEST/7 days a week.


PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia) supports women, men and families across Australia affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood. Call 1300 726 306, 9am – 7:30pm AEST (Mon-Fri).

SANE Australia

SANE Australia provides support to anyone in Australia affected by complex mental health issues, as well as their friends, family members and health professionals. Call 1800 18 7263, 10am – 10pm AEST (Mon – Fri), or chat online.

Suicide Call Back 

Suicide Call Back Service provides 24/7 support if you or someone you know is feeling suicidal. Call 1300 659 467.

Open Arms

Open Arms — Veterans and Families Counselling provides 24/7 free and confidential counselling to anyone who has served at least one day in the ADF, their partners and families. Call 1800 011 046.

Head to Health

Head to Health provides free advice, assessment and referral into local mental health services. Call 1800 595 212 between 8:30am to 5pm on weekdays (public holidays excluded).


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