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ACT local health services

Whether you are looking for specific sexual and reproductive health information, or just need of a bit more information or support it’s important that you find the right services to speak to.

STI testing, treatment and advice

Unplanned pregnancy counselling and contraception advice


Sexual violence support

Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS)

DVCS provides a 24/7 counselling service.

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre (CRCC)

CRCC provides a crisis counselling line, Indigenous community support, counselling to victims and their families, and community education programs.

Mental health

For immediate crisis support


Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline provides free 24/7 phone and online counselling for all young Australians aged between 5 and 25.

For non-immediate help

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online information and advice for a cost of a local call.

Butterfly Foundation

Butterfly Foundation provides support for anyone in Australia concerned about eating disorders and body image.

headspace Canberra

headspace Canberra is a free or low cost, confidential service where 12 to 25 years old can access mental health professionals. headspace offers a range of supports for young people worried about their drug and alcohol use, mental, physical or sexual wellbeing.