Counselling Support

At ACAP you have access by self-referral to our free and confidential counselling support service. Our team of counsellors are experienced, registered with national accrediting bodies, and are here to support you in reaching your full personal and academic potential.

We understand that studying can be challenging and your health and wellbeing are important to us.

Our counsellors can provide advice and coping strategies for a range of issues such as motivation, time-management and dealing with stress. They can also support you with personal issues including relationship issues, family issues, self-esteem and times of crisis. However, counselling support is only offered short-term, one or a few sessions depending on intensity of issue or concern. Students can access the service again at a later stage throughout their study (but not for on-going issues).

COUNSELLING SUPPORT SERVICE

Additional wellbeing services

Lifeline

Lifeline is a non-profit organisation that provides free, 24-hour Telephone Crisis Support service in Australia. Call 13 11 14 or visit https://www.lifeline.org.au/

 

Beyond Blue

Talk to a trained mental health professional any time of the day or night.  Call 1300 22 46 36 or visit https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/get-immediate-support

 

Emergency

If you or someone you are with is in immediate danger, please call 000 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.

 

Kids Helpline

KHL Circles is a safe, free and private online peer support group for 13-25 year olds. Call 1800 551 800 or visit https://kidshelpline.com.au/

 

Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. Call 1300 659 467 or visit https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/

 

MensLine

MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with emotional health and relationship concerns. Call 1300 78 99 78 or visit https://mensline.org.au/

 

1800Respect

Confidential information, counselling and support service open 24 hours to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse. Call 1800 737 732 or visit https://www.1800respect.org.au/

 

13 YARN

Provides crisis support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Call 13 92 76 or visit 13yarn.org.au

 

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