Child and Youth Mental Health Service - The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) is a specialised mental health service for children and young people (0-18 years) and their families within the immediate Townsville area.
CYMHS offers assessment and therapeutic services for children and young people who are experiencing moderate to severe psychiatric disorders or behavioural, emotional and developmental problems affecting all areas of their daily lives.
Contact 47 999 004 (business hours) or 1300 MH CALL (1300 64 2255)

Relationships Australia  provide counselling and support for a wide range of issues,  family dispute (mediation services) and various programs.  Please see website listed below for more details or call 1300 364 277

Centacare provide counselling, support and a range of programs for individual, parents and families. Please see website listed below for more details or call 4772 9000

Other contact numbers you may find useful

  • Lifeline 13 1114  (24 hours)
  • Call KidsHelpline 1800 55 1800  (24 hours)
  • Parent line - We provide support, counselling and parent education for the cost of a local call*. 
    Call 1300 30 1300 from 8am-10pm, 7 days a week.
  • Family help line 1800 062 262 - The family helpline is a confidential telephone counselling and information service for families with relationship difficulties. It operates 24 hours, 7 days a week

Please find below links that may be useful to parents and students: